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Col. 7<5hn 8. Cuningham, 

a loyal son of bts 

Hlma Mater and of bis native State, 

this volume is respectfully 

dedicated by 

Che Editors. 

Col. '^ohn S. Cuninsbam, 

COL. JOHN SOMERVILLE CUNINGHAM was born in Warrenton, 
N. C, September 5, 1861, and is a son of the late Hon. John W. Cun- 
ingham, who was for more than thirty years a member of the House 
and Senate of North Carohna, and was long accounted the most influential 
citizen in Person County. 

After a thorough course at the famous Horner School, at Oxford, and 
Bingham School, at Mebane, the subject of this sketch entered the University 
of North Carolina, and there completed an excellent education. 

Although one would judge that the talents and tastes of Col. Cuningham 
tended toward a professional career, still with rare intuition he chose as his 
field of labor, the management and improvement of his large inherited estate, 
intending by this means to demonstate the superiority of Eastern North Caro- 
lina in agriculture over other sections of the country, and especially for the 
raising of the celebrated "golden leaf" variety of tobacco. 

Col. Cuningham was well equipped for his sphere of life, being the 
possessor of large wealth, a host of friends, great intelligence, a keen 
business insight and pleasing manners. 

As might well be expected, he immediately achieved success, and has 
become one of the foremost planters in the South. He has introduced new 
methods into farming, and by his active interest and example has improved 
the agricultural interests, not only of his own State, but of the entire South. 

As a recognition of his leadership in this line of life, Col. Cuningham 
had the honor conferred upon him of being chosen to preside over the large 
assembly of prominent agriculturalists, known as the "Interstate Farmers' 
Convention," which met at Danville, Va., in February, 1888. 

Col. Cuningham was a delegate to the Paris Exposition in 1889, and 
traveled exten^vely abroad, visiting France, England, Scotland and Ireland, 
and carefully comparing the condition of the laboring classes of these countries 
with those of our own. 

Although always attending strictly to business affairs. Col. Cuningham 
has taken an active part in political matters, being known as one of the lead- 
ing Democrats of the State. In 1889 he was married to Miss Otelia M. Car- 
rington, of Virginia, daughter of Col. Henry A. Carrington, of the Confederate 




When Gov. Fowle was inaugurated, he appointed him the senior mem- 
ber of his staff, with the rank of colonel, and when Gov. Holt succeeded to 
the gubernatorial office, he requested Col. Cuniiigham to retain his position 
on the staff. 

Col. Cuningham has an excellent library and takes great interest in 
history and literature. He has also quite a reputation as an orator, and is 
known as an eloquent and forcible speaker. One of his most celebrated 
addresses was that on the subject of "Tobacco," and was delivered at the 
"Farmers' National and Pan-American Agricultural Congress," held during 
the "Cotton States and International Exposition,'' in Atlanta, in 1895. He 
has been in great demand in every part of the country as a speaker on literary, 
agricultural and political questions, and has thus made himself known through- 
out the nation, besides taking special interest in education, immigration and 
other cjuestions of the day. 

Col. Cuningham for many years steadily refused to become a candidate 
for any political office, though many fine opportunities presented themseh'es, 
but being finally persuaded to accept the candidacy for the State Legislature, 
he was elected in November, 1896. 

He was the caucus nominee and candidate of the Democrats for Speaker 
of the House, being supported by legislators representing 145,000 votes, and 
was only defeated by the fusion of the Republican and Populist forces. 

Although a patriotic man in the national sense of the word, he is pre- 
eminently a North Carolinian, and is always glad to aid his nati\e State by 
every honorable means. Thus Col. Cuningham now stands as the exponent 
of the "Old South" and the "New South," and his "Alma Mater" may 
well point to him as one of her noblest sons, and also a true type of the cul- 
tured Southern gentleman of today. 

W. L. Kluttz, <i>. r. A. 
p. D. Gold, Jr., K. S. 


Business M^Ti^Sfcrs. 

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Edward K. Graham, :£. A. E. 
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Hssociatc Gditors. 

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Richard H. Lewis, Jr., Z. ^. 
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W. D. Simpson, :S. X. 
W. H. Bagley, A. T. O. 


executive Committee. 

R. H. Lewis, Jr. H. S. Lake. 

Quotation Committee. 

C. S. Carr. O. M. Suttle. 

S. S. Askew. 

Htbletic Committee. 

P. D. Gold, Jr. w. L. Kluttz. 

Hrt Committee. 

W. D. Simpson. E. K. Graham. 

Subscription Committee. 

W. H. Bagley. W. L. Kluttz. 


HFTER weeks of trial and tribulation, amid the busy round of 
numerous Class duties, the Board of Editors introduce to you 
the eighth volume of THE HELLENIAN. Not many new 
lines have been undertaken this year, but an effort has been made to 
enlarge upon and improve those features which have hitherto been 
deemed suf&cient for the Annual. 

To those who have shown such a kindly interest in the work 
we tender our sincerest thanks. Especially is it a pleasure to 
acknowledge our indebtedness and gratitude to Col. Benehan Cameron 
for the very substantial aid and encouragement he has given. What- 
ever of a success our book may be is due in no small measure to his 

With a due appreciation for contributions received from other of 
our friends, and with the hope that the Ninety-seven HEIvLENIAN 
may prove a pleasant memento of our college life, we are. 




H Hvicf Review. 

THE University of North Carolina and the State of North CaroHna were 
born 'n the same year — 1789. During these one hundred and eight 
years the University has been the mightiest piece of social machinery 
within the borders of the State. It reached its ante-bellum climax in 1856 
with 461 students. It has reached its climax of genuine usefulness and power 
in 1897 with 400 students and the largest teaching force and the fullest 
equipment in its history. 

The University is non-sectarian in religion, non-partisan in politics, and 
as impartial as justice in social relations. It cherishes the fair ideal of investi- 
gation and discovery, but it places humanity above truth and seeks above all 
things to awaken all the people to the beauty of truth and the effectiveness 
of knowledge. The University rests upon the rock of public favor, public 
necessity and christian democracy, and it shall endure forever ! The spirit 
that pervades its life today is equality, opportunity, manliness, and self-help. 

In the following imperfect resume one may see the evidences of its 
wonderful expansion in the last six years : — 

1. Increase in numbers of one hundred per cent. 

2. Remodeling of its campus and buildings. 

3. Extension of the elective system. 

4. Establishment of the Chair of History. 

5. Establishment of the Chair of Pedagogy. 

6. Establishment of the Department of Pharmacy. 

7. Extension of the Medical Course. 

8. Establishment and growth of the Summer School. 

9. Establishment of the Chair of Biology as a separate department. 

10. Erection of Commons Hall. 

11. Admission of women to post-graduate work. 

12. Final consolidation of its libraries. 

13. Establishment of electric light plant. 

14. Establishment of the University Press. 

15. Increase of teaching force. 

16. Increase of appropriation. 


Xtt^uguration of president Hld^i*^^". 

ONE OF THE most important events in tlie history of the UniversitA', 
probably the most important, was the inauguration, on January 27, 
1897, of Edwin Anderson Alderman, of the Class of 1882, as Presi- 
dent of the University of North Carolina. The Legislature adjourned over 
for the ceremony — an event without precedent in North Carolina — and more 
than one hundred members came from Raleigh to Chapel Hill bv special 
train in order to be present. The hall was tilled to overflowing with a dis- 
tinguished company, and the exercises were of the most dignified and 
inspiring character. 

Col. Thomas S. Kenan, 1857, was master of ceremonies. Ex-President 
Kemp P. Battle, 1849, to whose efforts is due the revi\al of the University 
in 1875, delivered an address of welcome on behalf of the faculty, and Mr. 
Robert H. Wright, 1897, spoke on the part of the students. The President 
was inducted into office by His Excellency, Daniel L. Russell, 1861, 
Governor of North Carolina. Professor Nicholas Murray Butler, of Columbia 
University, New York, delivered a congratulatory address as representing 
his University and the institutions of the East. 

Among the visitors present were : President C. D. Mclverand Professor 
P. P. Claxton, of the State Normal and Industrial College, and Misses Bing- 
ham and Massey of the same institution ; Professors D. H. Hill and W. H. 
Riddick, of the State Agricultural and Mechanical College; Professor W. 
L. Poteat, of Wake Poorest College ; President C. F. Meserve, of Shaw 
University, and the superintendents of the city schools of the State who had 
met at Chapel Hill to do honor to one of their profession who had never 
engaged in any work but that of a teacher, and had come through fourteen 
years of successful experience in puljlic school work to be the head of the 
State's greatest public institution. 

The enthusiasm that prevailed was most significant, and President Alder- 
man's inaugural address was a marvel of lucidity, force and eloquence, which 
held the undivided attention of his audience for more than an hour and a-half. 

When the Presidency of the Uni\'ersity became vacant last Summer, with 
remarkable unanimity the people of the State, particularly the teachers, and 
the faculty and students of the University, looked to Professor Alderman, 
and he was the unanimous choice of the Trustees. His experience of four- 
teen years, and his management of the University thus far, have justified the 
the wisdom of his selection. 














June I, 










Aug. ji to Sept. J, 3londay to 

Saturday, inclusive Examinations for the removal of 


Sept. 2, J. 4, Wednesday, Thurs- 
day, Friday Examinations for admission into 

the College. 

Sept. J, 7, Thursday, Friday . Registration. 

Sept. 5, Saturday Assignment of rooms. 

Sept. 7, IMonday Lectures begin. 

Oct. 12, Monday University Da}-. 

Oct. 12, Monday President's reception. 

Nov. 2g, Thursday Thanksgiving Day. 

Recess from December 23, 1896, to January 5, 1S97, 



Jan. 5, 6, Tuesday, ]Ved>iesday . Examinations for admission into 

the College. 

Uednesday Registration. 

Wednesday Assignment of rooms. 

Thursday Lectures begin. 

, Monday Washington's Birthday. 

Saturday Senior orations. 

, Sunday Baccalaureate Sermon. 

Tuesday Meeting of the Board of Trustees. 

Tuesday Anniversary of the Alumni. 

Tuesday Orations by representatives from 

the Dialectic and Philanthropic 
Literary Societies. 

'Tuesday Senior Class Day. 

Wednesday Commencement. 


Cl^'ip^l Rill and X^s Vicinity. 

THE SITE of the University was once called New Hope Chapel Hill. It 
was nearly all densely covered with forest, a favorite with hunters, who 
had their deer stands along the paths leading between the valleys of 
the creeks to the nort^ and south of the ridge. The road from Petersburg 
and that from Newbern crossed one another somewhere in or near Mrs. 
Graves' garden. In the northeast corner of the cross was a chapel of the 
Church of England, attached to St. Matthew's Church, Hillsborough. The 
minister, Parson Micklejohn, adhered to the British in the Revolutionary 
War, and hence the chapel, losing its preacher, went to decay and ruin. 
The wife of Rev. Dr. James Phillips remembered seeing some of the 
fragments strewing the ground in 1826. The Trustees of the University, in 
1793, established a village out of the lands donated to them, and called it after 
the second half of the original name. 

The hill is an upheaval of granite belonging to the Laurentian system, 
i. c, the system of rocks about the River St. Lawrence, or St. Laurentius. 
It is a part of the coast line of a primeval arm of the ocean, some 250 feet 
lower than the country west of it. This arm is here sixteen miles wide ; the 
eastern coast is lower than the western. In the course of time the bottom 
was elevated by some subterranean force and became dry land. Durham is 
situate on this ancient sea bottom. 

The rains falling on the Chapel Hill plateau run off by numerous brooks 
into two creeks, that on the north being Bowlin's, and that on the south, 
Morgin's Creek. These brooks and creeks have cut up the land into deep 
and sinuous ravines, and, therefore, there is a vast wealth of lovely flowers, 
gray crags, noble trees, graceful curves of hills, and beautiful, diversified 

PiNEY Prospect. — The village is about a mile from the primeval sea. 
The eastern extremity of the ridge on which it is situate is like a promontory, 
overhanging the sea. It was by General Davie, the father of the University, 
called Point Prospect. In old times point was pronounced pint, and hence, 
the neighbors, seeing on its summit some lofty pines, changed the name to 
Piney Prospect. 

From this summit is one of the loveliest views east of the Blue Ridge. 
In the distance can be seen the steeples and chimneys of Durham, the lofty 



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trees near Apex and Cary, while the smoke of the locomotives on the North 
Carolina and Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroads, curls gracefully in their 
tracks. Raleigh is about 200 feet lower than the eastern coast of the water- 
less sea, and is, therefore, invisible, but whenever sky-scraping rockets are 
sent up by its jovial citizens, their flame plainly flashes above the horizon. 
" The wave of woods and cornfields, and the abodes of men scattered at inter- 
vals," in the wide expanse below the observer, remind him of Byron's 

On the crown of Piney Prospect Hill, within a circular area, is a round 
rock which is the mythical tomb of Dromgoole, who, disappearing from the 
University and having never been heard of afterward, legend hath it, was 
killed in a duel and buried underneath. About a hundred yards to the north 
is a stone block in the shape of a chair, just large enough for two, called the 
" Lovers' Chair." To the south, following a winding path which leads by 
the Rifle Pit dug; by Wheeler's Cavalry as they retreated before Kilpatrick's 
pursuing column, then going down the hill and crossing the Raleigh Road, 
the walker comes to " Miss Fannie' s Spring," by whose brink, according to 
Hamberlin's beautiful poem, Dromgoole and his ladylove of that name, 
often sat discoursing sweet nothings. Afterward, wailing his tragic death, 
she frequented the spot until she joined him in the spirit land. 

About a mile toward the northeast from Pinev Prospect, on what was 
evidently an islet in the ancient sea, is a copse of woods on a hillside. Near 
its center is a cluster of massive rocks, and in their midst is a rude chamber, 
closed on three sides and partially covered overhead by the beetling cliff". In 
this dismal retreat a runaway slave, named Tom Morgan, lay hidden for many 
months, emerging at night to subsist by robbery. Such terrorwas caused by 
his depredations that a force of men, armed with shot-guns, scoured the forest 
and succeeded in finding his hiding-place and capturing the robber. This is 
the "Robber's Den," or "Black Tom's Lair." With boyish curiosity I 
visited it the day after his capture and gazed with awe and pity on his bed of 
leaves, his shoemaker's bench, the charred fire-logs and the bones of pigs and 
fowls, relics of his lawless life. 

Toward the southeast in the valley, about a mile distant, is the plantation 
devised to the University by its last owner, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Morgan) 
Mason, for the education of poor students. The bequest she requested to be 
called after her daughters, Martha and Varina, who died just as they reached 
womanhood. The portraits in oil of the young ladies, and of her husband. 
Rev. James Pleasant Mason, are by her request hanging in the University 
Library, and the authorities have added hers to the collection. The planta- 


tion is one of the best in the county. On it is the burial lot of the family, in 
which, besides others, is a handsome white marble monument erected by the 
University in accordance with the wishes of the testatrix. 

On the south side of Morgan's Creek on this plantation, is one of the two 
famous Laurel Hills. Here in addition to trailing arbutus is a fine growth 
of the grand evergreen shrub, the botanical name of which is Rhododendron 
Catawbiense. Professor Asa Gray, in one of his books, says that this species 
never is found below eighteen hundred feet. But one of our professors, Dr. 
F. W. Simonds, sent him specimens and he promptly acknowledged his error. 
The other Laurel Hill is near the mill of Bennett and Oldham, which our old- 
est Alumni knew as Barbee's, our elderly Alumni as Cave's, and our middle- 
aged as King's Mill. To these hills annual pilgrimages are made by young 
men and maidens, intent on despoiling the plants of their beauteous treasures. 
Occasionally the dryads and naiads by way of punishment turn over the slip- 
pery stones in the creek-crossing under the tripping feet of the damsels and 
send them drenched and disconsolate homeward. They always emerge 
safely from the disaster, for " where there's a IViV/s there's a way " out of all 
such troubles. Haifa mile above the mill is a lovely defile between verdured 
hills, where the water sings gaily among the sweet odors of yellow jasmine 
and the bright colors of woodbine. This is " Otey's Retreat." Here, about 
three-quarters of a century ago, a young University tutor spent much of his 
time studying his books, or romantically recalling the image and the words of 
his ladylove, Miss Eliza Pannill. The lady was kindly and it was not many 
years before she journeyed to Tennessee, the wife of James Hervey Otey, 
Bishop of Tennessee. 

Higher up Morgan's Creek is Purefoy's Mill, famous in the old days, 
before railroads came, as Merritt's Mill, whose brand of flour was much sought 
after in our eastern counties. The pond here is a lovely sheet of water and 
is much used by the students when swimming or skating is the lashion. 

Still higher up this stream on its western bank is a notable hill declared 
by Professor Cobb to be the extinct crater of a volcano. Suspicion hath it 
that in this neighborhood, in a still wilder and more secluded spot, there was 
not very long ago another kind of " cratur," not at all extinct, but alive with 
all the fiery headiness of moonshine "old corn " — whiskey. But Professor 
Cobb and his geological class did not chance to look that "cratur" in the 

We will now cross the ridge toward the north, and descend into the 
valley of Bowlin's Creek. Rising to the north we see the Iron Mountain, 
where excavations show a goodly quantity of valuable ore, but up to this time 


too far from coal to be merchantable. Lower down is a most romantic defile, 
called Glenburnie ; in it was the oldest pre-Revolutionary mill in this region, 
called Yeargin's. The mud-sill may still be seen. There is a story that 
when the Indian and the white man hunted together over these hills, a dusky 
maiden, Winona, loved a young pale-face. He returned not her affections 
and soon he vanished, his tracks ])ointing toward his home beyond the ris- 
ing sun. Painting her face and donning- her finery as if for a wedding festi- 
val, she paddled her canoe, singing plaintively as she went over the crown 
of the lofty dam, and was dashed to pieces on the jagged rocks below. Any 
listener can still hear the murmuring of her voice among the rocks, over 
which flows the cruel stream. 

Descending the stream we come to the " Valley Mill Pond" with " Clover 
Hill" overhanging it. This sheet of water is a favorite for skating and is 
much visited by those fond of walking. The fishing is indifferent. 

Below the mill the valley widens. On the north is an abrupt hill named 
rdter the first president, Dr. Joseph Caldwell, who, although a good Christian, 
was called, because of his skill in capturing wicked students, "Old Bolus," 
/. e., diabolus, or the devil. Mount Bolus gives a lovely view down the stream 
and in the distance. 

The hill on the south, opposite Bolus, is distinguished by having on it 
one great solitary pine, the last survivor of many such. Beneath it is a 
beautiful fountain, gushing freely Irom the hillside into a natural stone basin. 
This " Lone Pine Spring," as it is named, is the best specimen of a mountain 
spring in this neighborhood. 

On the country road going through this (Tenney's) plantation, on the 
left as it reaches the valley, there was, fifty years ago, a farmhouse, then inhab- 
ited by the negroes of Professor, afterward Bishop, Green, but prior to 
his ownership, by Benjamin Yeargin, one of the donors of the Lhiiversity site. 
My father, Judge William H. Battle, told me that in this dwelling, so remote 
from the L-niversity buildings, he, with President Polk and other students, 
had their table board, walking to their meals three times a day. 

The hills on Tenney's plantation afford a very distinct view of Durham, 
especially of Trinity College. This plantation and Piney Prospect were the 
favorite goals of afternoon strollers in the old days. Some deflected to the 
left and visited " Love Rocks," a fine cluster of boulders in the grove which 
is between Tenney's and the town. Others went off to the right by a wind- 
ing path into the woods east of President Winston's house, and found at the 
bottom of the hill a lovely spring, with the grand name of " Roaring Foun- 
tain." The place is very rugged and romantic, but was injured recently by an 


attempt to use the water in a hydraulic ram. Mrs. Spencer wrote a neat 
poem, "The Lament of the Naiad of Roaring Fountain," complaining of the 
desecration. President Winston replied with the " Answer of the Dryad," 
through the mouth of a croaking bull-frog. 

We are now near Battle Park, so called because the paths permeating it 
were cut by a former president of the University with his " little hatchet " as 
a recreation from his anxious University work. Seats may be found here for 
loving couples, bearing such romantic names as Trysting Poplar, Anemone 
Spring, Fairy Vale, Lion Rock, The Triangle, Over-stream Seat, Vale of 
lone. Glen Lee, Wood-thrush Home, Dogwood Dingle, Flirtation Knoll. 
One of the loveliest walks that can be found is through the southern edge of 
the Park to Piney Prospect, then by a winding path northward to the brook, 
then up its meanderings to the village, about two and a half miles in all. 

The cemetery is not well kept, but has some interesting monuments of 
students who died far away from their homes, of venerable men and excellent 
women, of a gallant Confederate colonel, Edward Mallett, a son of the L'ni- 
versity, killed in one of the last battles of the Civil War, and buried in his 
bloody uniform. His swords are hanging in the Library. 

Taking a road running in a southerly direction near the east wall of the 
cemetery, and, after following it for three-eighths of a mile, deviating to the 
right by a path through a growth of young pines, the pedestrian will reach a 
most romantic spot, the "Meeting of the Waters," where Chapel branch and 
Rockspring branch come together among num.erous gray rocks. The dense 
shade of the lofty trees, the musical murmur of the tumbling streams, the 
high bluffs covered with mosses and ferns, hepaticas and heart-leaves, the 
rustling of the leaves of the tree tops, and the perfect calm below, make this 
an ideal place for lovers of Nature. 

I close this paper by pointing out two more places of interest. One is 
the "Mineral Spring," near the point where Professor Holmes' beautiful, 
well-graded new road curves away from the steep and rocky old Durham 
Road. The other is the " Point of Rocks," about ten steps on the west of 
the Hillsborough Road, a little north of Mr. John Ward's dwelling. It is on 
his land, but he is a most kindly man, and I am sure will not object to visitors 
enjoying from its summit a most charming view of rolling hills and lovely 
vales, and all the many-hued beauties of forests and the setting sun. 

Kemp P. Battle (1849). 


historical jMemorabilia. 

1776 — The State Constitution instructs the General Assembly to provide the 

1789 — Charter granted. 
1792 — The site selected. 
1793 — October 12. The corner-stone of the first building, the Old East, laid. 

The village of Chapel Hill established. 
1795 — The doors opened for students. 

Rev. David Ker, D.D., afterward a judge in Mississippi Territory, 
the Presiding Professor. 

Hinton James, the first student. 

The Dialectic Society founded ; James Mebane, first president. 

The Concord Society founded ; David Gillespie, first president. 
1796 — ^The Concord changed to Philanthropic Society. 
1801 — Vice-President Wm. R. King at the University. 
1804- — -The first president, Joseph Caldwell, elected. 
1812 — Dr. Caldwell resigns the presidency. 

Robert Hett Chapman, D.D., elected president. 
1 8 14 — South building finished. 
1816 — Dr. Chapman resigns. 

Dr. Caldwell again elected president. 
1817 — Chair of Chemistry established ; Denison Olmstead, the first professor. 
1818 — President James K. Polk graduates. 
1824 — Dr. Caldwell sent to Europe for purchase of apparatus and books. 

Old West building finished. 
1825 — Elisha Mitchell, D.D., professor of chemistry. 
1826 — ^James Phillips, D.D., professor of mathematics. 

Chair of Modern Languages established; Nicholas M. Hentz, professor. 
1835 — President Josesph Caldwell dies. 

Governor David Lowry Swain succeeds. 

Chair of Political Science established ; President Swain in charge. 
1837 — Gerrard Hall finished. 

1842— The North Carolina Historical Society established. 
1844 — The North Carolina University Magazine first issued. 
1845— The University Law School established ; Judge William H. Battle, 

1847 — President Polk attends the Commencement. 

The Caldwell Monument erected. 


1848 — The Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies move from their halls in the 
South building into their new halls in the north end of the Old West 
and Old East. 
1852 — Smith Hall (the Library) completed. 
1853 — Chair of Agricultural Chemistry established ; Benjamin S. Hedrick, 

1854 — Chair of Engineering established; Charles Phillips, D.D., LL.D., 

1857 — Death of Dr. Elisha Mitchell on Mount Mitchell. 
1858-9 — Greatest number of students before the Civil War — 461, of whom 

168 were from other States than North Carolina ; 93 seniors. 
1S59 — President Buchanan attends commencement. 

The two Societies move into their new halls in the New West and New 
East buildings. 
1864-5 — The smallest number of students under President Swain — 60, of 

whom there were four graduates. 
1867 — President Johnson attends Commencement. 

1868 — The new Constitution gives election of Trustees to Board of Education; 
old Trustees and Faculty replaced by new. 
Death of ex-President Swain. 
Solomon Pool, D.D., elected president. 
1872 — Exercises suspended by law. 
1874 — Constitutional Amendment restoring election of Trustees to the 

General Assembly. 
1875 — University re-opened ; Charles Phillips, D.D., LL.D., chairman of the 

1876 — Kemp Plummer Battle, LL.D., elected president. 
1877 — October 12 established as "University Day," a holiday. 

Summer Normal School inaugurated. 
1881 — General Assembly grants annuity of five thousand dollars. 

University Railroad finished. 
1885 — General Assembly grants additional annuity of fifteen thousand dollars ; 
new professorships added ; appropriation for Summer Normal School 
withdrawn and school ended. 
Memorial Hall dedicated. 
Gymnasium completed. 
1S89 — Charter Centennial. 

1891 — President Battle resigns the presidency and accepts the Chair of 
History, endowed by the Alumni. 
George Tayloe Winston, LL.D., elected president. 
1895 — Centennial of the opening of the University. 
1896 — President Winston resigns. 

Edwin Anderson Alderman, D.C.L., elected president. 
1897 — ^January 27, President Alderman inaugurated. 


eDWIN ANDERSON ALDERMAN was born in Wilmington, N. C, 
May 15, 1 86 1. He was prepared for college at the Bethel Military 
Academy, near Warrenton, Va., and in 1878 entered the University 
of North Carolina. His college career foreshadowed a successful life work ; 
he was a leader in every phase of University life, and on graduation, besides 
receiving special honors in English Literature and Latin, won the Willie P. 
Mangum Medal for Oratory. 

On leaving college he immediately entered on his chosen work of educa- 
tion, being elected principal of the Goldsboro High School. In 1885 he 
assumed the superintendency of the Goldsboro Graded School, which by skill- 
ful organization he made prominent among North Carolina's public schools. 
From 1S85 to 18S7 he held the honorable position of president of the North 
Carolina Teachers' Assembly. In 1889, as State Institute Conductor he began 
a three years' canvass of the State, that resulted in untold good to the cause 
of education. His brilliant oratory, zeal, and intense earnestness drew large 
audiences, composed of all classes and conditions of people, and brought as a 
reward a great educational awakening from one end of the State to the other. 

In [892-3 he occupied the Chair of History and Literature at the State 
Normal and Industrial School, which he had done so much to establish, but 
resigned at the end of the year to accept the Chair of Pedagogy at the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina. 

His work in this capacity proved him a teacher of preeminent ability, 
and his course became at once one of the most popular and important in the 

While occupying this position the task of organizing the University Sum- 
mer School was imposed upon him. So successful was he in this undertaking 
that the school is now one of the best of its kind in the whole country, and 
has made for itself a distinctive place among the State's educational institu- 

In 1S96, the president's chair being vacated by Dr. Winston, the trustees 
unanimously elected him to the presidency of the University. Thechoice 
gave great satisfaction to all sections, parties and professions throughout 
the State. 


Soon after his election the honorary degree of Doctor of Common Law 
was conferred on him by the University of the South. 

Dr. Alderman has been at the head of the University now for one year. 
During this time the same vigor in administration and skill in organization 
that characterized his previous work have been evident ; while his uniform 
frankness and fairness in all matters of discipline have made him honored and 
respected by all the students. 

Among the great educators of the country Dr. Alderman is not without 
honor. At the great national educational gatherings he has represented his 
State and the South with great power. His speeches are masterpieces in 
thought and eloquence. He is an honorary member of the Maryland Histori- 
cal Society and member of the National Education Association ; author of 
the "Life of Wm. Hooper," and "A Brief History of North Carolina." 


Edwin Anderson Alderman, 
D.C.L., Ph.B., University of North Carolina, 1882 ; $. K. 2. Fraternity. 

Professor of History, 
Kemp Plummer Battle, 
LL.D., A.B., University of North CaroHna, 1S49; A.M., University of North 
Carohna, 185^. 

Professor of General and Analytical Chemistry, 
Francis Preston Venable, 

University of Virginia, 1874 ; University of Bonn, 1879 ; Ph.D., University 
of Gottingen, 1881 ; A. K. E. Fraternity. 

Professor of Natural Philosophy, 

Joshua Walker Gore, 

C.E., University of Virginia, 1S75; K. A. Fraternity (Southern). 

Professor of Lazv, 

John Manning, 

LL.D., A.B. and A.M., University of North CaroHna. 

Professor of the English Layigiiage and Literature, 

Thomas Hume, 

D.D., LL.D., A.B. and A.M. Richmond College; University of Virginia. 

Professor of Modern Languages, 
Walter Dallam Toy, 
M.A., University of Virginia, 1882 ; University of Leipsic, 1883 ; L^niversity 
of Berlin, 18S3-4 ; College de France, 1885 ; X. ^^ . Fraternity. 

Professor of Anatomy and Pathology, 
Richard Henry Whitehead, 
A.B., Wake Forrest College; ALD., University of Virginia ; K. A. Fra- 
ternity (Southern). 

Professor of Mathematics, 
William Cain, 
C.E., North Carolina Military and Polytechnic Institute, 1866. 

Professor of Mental and Moral Science, 
Henry Horace Williams, 
A.M., University of North Carolina, 1S83 ; B.D., Yale, 1888; Harvard, 
1889 ; <i). K. 2. Fraternity. 

Professor of Physiology a7id Biology, 

Henry Van Peters Wilson, 

A.B., Johns Hopkins, 1883 ; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 18S8. 

Professor of the Latin Language and Literatnre, 
Karl Pomeroy Harrington, 
A.B., Wesleyan University, 1882 ; A.M., Wesleyan, 1885 ; University of 
Berlin, 1887-89 ; Yale, 1890-91 ; ^. T. Fraternity; Mystical Seven ; 
^. B. K. 

Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, 

Collier Cobb, 

A.B., Harvard, 1889 ; A M., 1894. 

Professor of Pedagogy, 
William Cunningham Smith, 
Ph.B., University of North Carolina, 1896; K. A. Fraternity (Southern). 

Lecturer on Geology of North Carolina, 

Joseph Austin Holmes, 

B.S., Cornell, 1874. 

Professor of the Greek Language and Literature, 

P'rancis Kingslev Ball, 

A.B., Harvard, 1890; A.M., ibid, 1891 ; Ph.D., ibid, 1894. 

Professor of Physiology and Materia Medica, 
Chas. Staples Mangum, 
A.B., University North Carolina, 1891 ; Medicine, 1892 ; M.D., Jefferson 
Medical College, '94 ; Z. "^F. Fraternity. 


Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 
Charles Baskerville, 
B.S., University of North Carolina, 1892 ; Ph.D., University of North 
Carolina, 1894 ; A. K, E. F'raternity. 

Instructor in Mathematics, 

George Phineas Butler, 

B.E., Universit}' of Georgia ; 2. A .E. Fraternity. 

Instructor in English, 

William Robert Webb, 

A.B., University of North Carolina, 1896 ; 2. N. Fraternity. 

Instructor i)i Latin, 
Henry Farrar Linscott, 
A.B., Bowdoin, 1S92 ; A.M., Bovvdoin, 1893 ; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 
1895; <I>. B. K.; A. A. 4>. Fraternity. 

Instructor in Modern Languages, 

Samuel May, 

A.B., Harvard, 1896 ; A. K. E. Fraternity. 

Assistants in Biological Laboratory, 

Geo. H. Kirby, 

B.S., University of North Carolina, 1896 ; S. X. Fraternity. 

Robert Ervin Coker, 
B.S., University of North Carolina, 1896 ; X. ^. Fraternity. 

Assistant in Physical Laboratory, 
Arch Turner Allen. 

Assistants in Chemical Laboratory , 

Arthur Williams Belden, 

A. K. E. Fraternity. 

Stanford Hunter Harris. 


F. F. Bahnson Salem, N. C. 

Ph.B., University of North Carolina, '96. S. A. E. Fraternity. 

Geo. p. Butler Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Mathematics, Physics, German. 
B.E., University of Georgia, '94. Instructor in Mathematics, Univer- 
sity of North Carolina, '95-'97. 2. A. E. Fraternity. 

J. W. Canada Summerville, N. C. 

Greek, English. 
A.B., University of North Carolina, '96. A. @. <i>. Society. 

R. E. CoKER Darlington, S. C. 

Mathematics, German, Biology. 
B.S., University of North Carolina, '96. Assistant in Biological Labor- 
atory, '95-'97 ; X. ^. Fraternity ; A. 0. <l>. Society. 

D. J. CuRRiE Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Greek, English, History, Philosophy. 
A.B., University of North Carolina. <t>. T. A. Fraternity. 

W. A. Graham Hillsboro, N. C. 

A.B., University of North Carolina, '95. Z. ^. Fraternity. 

Geo. H. Kirby Raleigh, N. C. 

B.S., University of North Carolina, '96 ; Assistant in Biological Labor- 
atory, '94-'97 ; S. X. Fraternity ; A. @. <P. Society. 

Samuel May Jamaica Plain, Mass. 

A.B., Harvard, '96 ; Instructor in Modern Languages, University 
of North Carolina, '96-'97. A. K. E. Fraternity. 

J. A. Moore Oaks, N. C. 

A.B., University of North Carolina, '95. 

J. F. Shaffxer Salem, N. C. 

Ph.B., University of North Carolina, '96. S. A. E. Fraternity. 
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Class of ^QJ, 

Class Colors— Rp:n axd Black. 

Class Officers. 

David B. Smith President. 

W. D. Carmichael. Jr .... Vice-President. 

T. L. Wright Historian. 

W. S. Myers Poet. 

J. S. Wrav ... Statistician. 

T. L. Kluttz Prophet. 


Class of ^QJ, 

IT IS with mingled pleasure and pain that the Class of Ninety-seven comes 
for the last time before the public as an integral part of the University. 

We are all, of course, pleased with the idea of receiving our bachelor's 
degrees, the consummation of hopes that have sustained us during four years 
of hard study, but we are also pleased when we think that for most of us at 
least, our college days are o'er. 

We have indeed had many happy moments ' ' 'Neath the oaks of our old 
Chapel Hill," thrice dear to us who so soon must leave them, and we trust 
that we have made good use of the time given us for the development of 
intellect, of character, and of manhood. 

Let us hope that the many happy ties of friendship and learning formed 
here may not be forgotten, but may last ever cherished, ever green and ever 
looked upon as among the greatest blessings bestowed upon us. 

And now for the last time we greet our grand old Alma Mater with all 
the love and affection of appreciative men rising up in our hearts ; and as 
the curtain falls on our college career, we renew our pledges to rally around 
the " White and Blue " in fair days and foul, in the chilling winter of trouble 
and disappointment, and the balmy summer air of peace and prosperity. 


Qcniov Statistics* 

(Numbers in parentheses refer to Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior and 
Senior years, respectively.) 

Allen, Arch Turner, York Institute, N. C. ; 22 years; 175 pounds ; 5 
feet 10 inches ; A.B.; electrical enginering ; Di ; honors (i); Scrub Foot- 
ball Team (2); Class Football Team (2); captain Class Football Team 
(4); representative from Di Society Commencement (3); instructor in 
physical laboratory (4); inter-society debater (3); A. ©. <!>.: Holt Medal 
in mathematics. 

Andrews, John Hawkins, Raleigh, N. C. ; 20 years ; 155 pounds ; 5 feet 
10^ inches ; B.Litt. ; railroading ; Di ; inter-society debate marshal (2) ; 
editor "Tar Heel" (3); ball manager Commencement (2); president 
German Club (4) ; leader February German (4) ; manager Class Foot- 
ball Team (4) ; Historical Society ; Shakespeare Club ; 2. A. E.; @. N. E. 

Belden, Arthur Willl\ms, Wilmington, N. C. ; 20 years ; 6 feet ; 173 
pounds ; B.Litt. ; chemistry ; Scrub Football Team (3) ; Scrub Baseball 
Team (2) (3) ; 'Varsity Football Team (3) (4) ; 'Varsity Baseball Team 
(4) ; secretary and treasurer Athletic Association ; manager Class Foot- 
ball Team (4) ; assistant in chemistry ; A. K. E. ; @. N. E. ; N. and S. 
P. J. G. ; Gorgon's Head. 

BoDDiE, William Willis, Louisbourg, N. C. ; 19 years ; 5 feet 8 inches ; 
142 pounds ; B.Litt. ; law ; Phi ; Glee Club (3' (4) ; representative from 
Phi Society Commencement (3) ; Class Football Team (4) ; Shakespeare 
Club ; Philosophic Club. 

Canaday, Percy, Southport, N. C. ; 21 years; 5 feet 8)4 inches; 140 
pounds ; B.S. ; civil engineering ; Phi ; Class Football Team (4). 

Candler, Thomas Thadeus, Acton, N. C. ; 24 years ; 6 feet ; 165 pounds ; 
Ph.B. ; teaching ; Di ; Class Football Team (4) ; Track Team. 

Carmichael, William Donald, Jr., Dillon, S. C. ; 23 years ; 5 feet 11 
inches ; 173 pounds ; Ph.B. ; Shakespeare Club ; Philosophical Club ; 
German Club ; editor LTniversity Magazine (2) ; business manager "Tar 
Heel" (2) ; editor "Tar Heel" (3) ; vice-president Athletic Associa- 


tion (3) ; business manager 'Varsity Baseball Team (3) ; president Gen- 
eral Athletic Association (4) ; business manager 'Varsity Football 
Team (4 ) ; leader October German (4) ; vice-president Class (4) ; presi- 
dent O. R. I. Club ; Di ; K. A. ; B. N. E. ; N.; Gimghoul. 

Connor, Henry Groves, Jr., Wilson, N. C. ; 20 years ; 5 feet 7 inches ; 
132 pounds ; B.S. ; law ; Phi ; editor and business manager Hellenian 
(3) ; editor University Magazine ; vice-president Class (i) ; inter-society 
debater (3) ; representative from Phi Society, Commencement (3) ; presi- 
dent Philosophical Society (4) ; ^. A. E. 

Craige, Burton, Washington. D. C. ; 21 years; 6 feet ly^ inches; 155 
pounds ; A.B. ; law ; Di ; president of Class (3) ; chief ball manager, 
Commencement (3); honors (i) (2) (3); editor University Magazine 
(3) ; business manager (ilee. Mandolin and Banjo Clubs (2) ; vice-presi- 
dent Athletic Association ; president Horner School Club ; editor "Tar 
Heel" (4); German Club; Shakespeare Club; Philosophical Club; 
chairman of board of student directors of Common's Hall (4); 2. N. ; 
n. 2. ; @. N. E. : Gimghoul ; N.; president A. @. O. 

Creekmore, Thomas Judson, Indian Creek, Va. ; Phi : essayist of Class 
(2) ; marshal. Commencement (3). 

Crinkley, William Andrew, Warrenton, N. C. ; A.B, ; 21 years ; 150 
pounds ; undecided ; Senior Football Team. 

Eatman, Darius, Oxford, N. C. ; age, 25 years ; weight, 140 pounds ; 
height, 5 feet 9 inches ; A.B. ; teaching ; Glee Club (i) ; editor University 
Magazine (3) ; Horner School Club ; member of executive committee of 
Shakespeare Club; editor "Tar Heel" (2); editor Hellenian (3); 
editor-in-chief Hellenian (41 ; president Class (i) (2) ; highest under- 
graduate honors (i) ; under -graduate honors (2) (3) ; student director 
of University Co-operative Society ; leader of Glee Club (2) (3) (4) ; 
University Press Club (4) ; Philosophical Club ; Phi Society ; K. A.; A. @. 
<l>. ; Gorgon's Head. 

Edgerton, Allen Howard, Goldsboro, N. C. ; 19 years ; 6 feet high 
150 pounds ; Ph.B. ; engineering ; German Club ; editor Hellenian (3) 
ball manager, Commencement (3); secretary and treasurer Class (3); Phi 
2. X. 

Fletcher, Robert Smith, Adamsville, S. C. ; 22 years ; 5 feet 4^2 inches ; 
122 pounds ; Ph.B. ; engineering ; Di. 


Graves, Ralph Hexrv, Chapel Hill, N. C. ; i8 years ; 5 feet 8j{ inches 
130 pounds ; A.B. ; undecided ; class historian (2) ; German Club 
Mandolin Club (2) (3) (4) ; manager and member Dramatic Club 
manager Glee and Mandolin Club ; vice-president University Tennis 
Association ; second prize in All-College Tennis Tournament ; library 
director from Phi Society; editor "Tar Heel"; editor-in-chief "Tar 
Heel" ; Class Football Team (4) ; Historical Society ; honors (i) (2) ; 
Phi ; n. S. : A. 0. O. ; Gorgon's Head. 

Harris, Stanford Hunter, Raleigh, N. C. ; S.B. ; chemist; 19 years; 
140 pounds ; height, 5 feet 5 inches ; assistant in chemical laboratory ; 

Harward, William Daniel, Chapel Hill, N. C. ; 26 years ; 5 feet 10 
inches ; 158 pounds ; A.B. ; ministry. 

Haywood, Fabius Julius, Raleigh, N. C. ; 20 years; 5 feet 8 inches ; 160 
pounds ; A.B, ; undecided ; Class Football Team (2) ; Scrub Football 
Team (3) ; 'Varsity Football Team (4) ; German Club ; Shakespeare 
Club ; Phi Society ; Z. "¥. 

HoRNEV, William Johnston, Greensboro, N. C. ; A.B. ; 20 years ; 5 feet 
8 inches ; 126 pounds ; teaching ; Philological Club ; Shakespeare Club ; 

Howard, Ira Nathaniel, Berea, N. C. ; age, 24 ; 168 pounds ; height, 5 
feet II inches ; Ph.B. ; Senior Football Team ; Phi. 

Howard, William Stamps, Tarboro, N. C. ; B.Litt. ; law ; 21 years ; 155 
pounds ; 5 feet 8 inches : editor Hellenian (3) ; secretary Golf Club 
(3) (4) ; German Club ; secretary German Club (2) ; Mandolin and 
Banjo Clubs (3) (4) ; business manager 'Varsity Baseball Team (4) ; Phi ; 
A. K. E. 

Johnson, Ferdinand Badger, Clinton, N. C. ; B.Litt. ; manufacturer; 20 
years ; 5 feet 8J4 inches ; 148 pounds ; secretary and treasurer Tennis 
Association ; essayist of Class (i) ; 'Varsity Baseball Team (2) (3) (4) ; 
A. K. E. ; 0. N.E. ; n. 2. 

Kluttz, Theodore Franklin, Jr., Salisbury, N. C. ; 18 years ; 5 feet 9 
inches ; 150 pounds ; B.Litt. ; undecided ; Class Football Team (2) (4) ; 
editor Hellenian (3) ; honors (3) ; president inter-society debate (4) ; 
secretary Philosophical Society ; class prophet (4) ; executive committee 
of Shakespeare Club ; 2. N. 


Lane, William Cobb, Goldsboro, N. C. ; 21 years, 5 feet 8^4 inches ; 145 
pounds ; A.B. ; medicine ; honors (2) (3) ; Greek prize (3) ; Class poet 
(3) ; assistant librarian from Phi Society ; Phi ; A. 0. <&. 

Lentz, Jay Dick, Mooresville, N. C. ; 27 years ; 6 feet ; 187 pounds ; A.B. ; 
teaching; Glee Club (i) (2) (3) (4); Scrub Football Team (i) (2) 

(3) (4) ; Class Football Team (4) ; Class orator (4) ; Shakespeare Club ; 
Historical Society ; Di. 

LiLES, Samuel Tilden, Archer Lodge, N. C. ; 25 years ; 5 feet 10 inches ; 
13S pounds ; A.B. ; teaching ; Phi. 

Long, John Archie, Hycotee, N. C. ; 22 years; 6 feet i>4 inches; 165 
pounds ; Ph.B. ; electrical engineering ; marshal Commencement (3) ; 
Class Football Team (4) ; Phi. 

Mangum, Adolphus Williamson, Chapel Hill, N. C. ; B.Litt. ; 20 years ; 
5 feet 9 inches ; 130 pounds ; undecided ; Glee Club (i ) (2) ; Mandolin 
and Banjo Clubs (2) (3) ; first prize All-College Tennis Tournament (3) 

(4) ; Class Football Team (4) ; Z. ^. ; 0. N. E. ; U. S. 

McIVER, Donald, Sanford, N. C. ; 23 years ; 6 feet ; 150 pounds ; Ph.B. ; 
ministry ; Di. 

McNairy, William Herbert, Greensboro, N. C. ; 22 years ; 5 feet 10^^ 
inches ; 140 pounds ; Ph.B. ; teaching ; Class orator (3) ; honors (i) (2) 

(3) ; A. ©. <!>. 

Myers, William Starr, Asheville, N. C. ; 19 years ; 5 feet 9 inches ; 134 
pounds; A.B. ; law; Mandolin Club (2) (3) (4) ; Glee Club (3) (4) ; 
editor and business manager Hellenian (3) (4) ; Class historian (3) ; 
Class poet (4) ; editor " Tar Heel " (4) ; library director from Di Society 

(4) ; Di ; Shakespeare C:ub ; B. @. U. 

Newby, Oscar, Hertford," N. C. ; 23 years; 5 feet 6 inches; 128 
pounds; Ph.B.; teaching; secretary inter-society debate (2); Class 
Football Team (4); Phi. 

Nichols, William Johnson, Greenville, N. C; 27 years ; 5 feet 9 inches ; 
176 pounds ; B.S. ; medicine ; Class Football Team (2) (4); Phi. 

Shepherd, Sylvester BRO^VN, Washington, N. C. ; 20 years ; 5 feet 11 
inches; 155 pounds; A.B.; law; captain Class Football Team (2); 
Scrub Baseball Team (2) (3) (4) ; representative from Phi Society 
Commencement (3) ; inter-society debater (3) ; German Club ; Golf 
Club ; Shakespeare Club ; Philosophic Club ; Raleigh Club ; Phi ; 
A. K.E.; Gimghoul. 


Smith, David Baird, Greensboro, N. C. ; 21 years ; 5 feet 8 inches ; 150 
pounds ; Ph.B. ; journalism ; Class Football Team (2) (4) ; inter-society 
debater (2) ; representative from Di Society Commencement (3) ; Class 
prophet (3) ; president of Class (4) ; representative medal (3) ; editor 
" White and Blue" (i) ; business manager "Tar Heel" (3) ; editor-in- 
chief "Tar Heel" (4) ; Phi. 

Underhill, Wingate, Selma, N. C. ; A.B. ; 25 years ; 165 pounds ; 6 
feet I inch ; teaching ; Class Football Team (2) (4) ; honors (i) (2) ; 

Weil, Lionel, Goldsboro, N. C. ; 19 years ; 5 feet 8^ inches ; 138 pounds ; 
Ph.B. ; honors (3) ; Phi. 

Weston, Bryson Watson, Chapel Hill, N. C. ; B.S. ; 27 years ; 120 
pounds ; 5 feet 4 mches ; chemist. 

Whitener, Robert Vance, Hickory, N. C. ; 21 years ; 5 feet 7^^ inches ; 
180 pounds ; A.B. ; law ; Class Football Team (2) (4) ; Shakespeare 
Club ; Historic Society ; marshal at Commencement (3) ; Di. 

Williams, Albet Franklin, Keenansville, N. C. ; A.B. ; 22 years ; 5 
feet 11^2 inches ; 158 pounds ; medicine ; vice-president Class (3) ; ball 
manager Commencement (3) ; Phi. 

Williams, Joseph Solon, Clover, N. C. ; A.B. ; 24 years ; 5 feet 11 
inches ; 160 pounds ; teaching ; Shakespeare Club ; ball manager Com- 
mencement (3) ; honors (i) (2) ; Di ; A. @. <&. 

Wr.ay, Joe Suttle, Shelby, N. C. ; A.B. ; 22 years ; 5 feet 7 inches ; 143 
pounds ; statistician (4) ; member executive committee Shakespeare 
Club ; secretary Y. M. C. A. (2) ; vice-president Y. M. C. A. (3) ; 
president Y. M. C. A. (4) ; marshal Commencement (3) ; Di ; IT. K. A. 

Wright, Robert Herring, Coharie, N. C. ; 26 years ; 6 feet 3 inches ; 
185 pounds ; B.S. ; undecided ; Scrub Football Team (2) ; Varsity Foot- 
ball Team (3) (4) ; captain 'Varsity Football Team (4) ; captain Track 
Athletics (3) (4) ; marshal Commencement (3) ; treasurer Y. M. C. A. 
(4) ; Phi ; vice-president O R. I. Club ; president Philosophic Club ; 
Shakespeare Club ; Historic Society; president inter-society debate (4) ; 
address on behalf of students at President's Inauguration 1897. 

Wright, Thomas Loftin, Coharie, N C. ; 27 years; 5 feet 11 inches; 
155 pounds ; B.S. ; law ; Class Football Team (4) ; editor "White and 
Blue " (i) ; editor " Tar Heel " (4) ; chief marshal Commencement (3) ; 
Shakespeare Club ; Philosophic Club ; Historic Society ; Phi. 


Class of 'p8. 

>0:7^^^%^-^i'' ''^O^'M m Class Colors — Orange and Black. 

Wf jUWl^fe TcU-C,.-R.ReH.: 
^^sai^j^i^^ ^ ' Che-Ra-Re Ha ! 

Ei^ht and Ninety, 
Siss, Boom, Bah ! 

Motto — Semper idem, nunquain non parati. 

Class Officers. 

J. G. McCoRMiCK Presideyit 

P. D. Gold, Jr Vice-President. 

C. H. Johnston Historian. 

L. J. Bell Orator. 

J. M. Carson Prophet. 

P. H. Eley Poet. 

O. M. SuTTLE .... Secretary and Treasurer. 


r>istory of ^p8* 

To BEGIN a history of the "boys of Ninety-eight " at their entrance into 
College would be unfair to them ; for since our childhood days at the 
different preparatory schools, both in the schoolroom and on the 
athletic field, have we cheerfully and manfully tried to do our duty, and right 
often have we come out victorious. 

Realizing thus early that man must fight to win, when first we entered 
College we " put our shoulders to the wheel, " and we defy anyone to show 
a more enviable record. We have experienced some defeats, it is true ; but 
from them we learned valuable lessons. Many victories have been ours. 
All such serve to inspire us and to urge us to yet higher achievements. 

The number of boys who entered Ninety-eight's ranks was large com- 
pared with former classes, numbering nearly no. A good number have 
dropped out, but even now we have enough to graduate a larger number 
than in previous years. 

Ninety-eight has furnished good men for 'Varsity Football and Baseball 
Teams, such as Collier, Slocumb, Carson, Seagle, Busbee, and many others. 
For the Glee Club we have to show Lake, Gudger, Dey, Pfohl, Kearny, 
Askew, etc. 

But the ambitions and aspirations of the " boys of Ninety-eight " already 

extend far beyond our College walls. Some of us will be lawyers, some 

doctors, some preachers, some teachers, and some business men. Whatever 

be our calling in life, we shall all strive to do our duty boldly, freely ; ever 

holding dear the associations we formed when together ; and endeavor with 

increasing zeal to lead in professional life as we have on a smaller scale in our 

College life, having before us, to lure us on, the motto of Ninety- eight, 

" Semper idem, nunqtiam non parati.'' 

Historian, '98. 


Cl^ss Statistics. 

Abbott, Edward Lawrenxe, South Mills, N. C. ; Phi ; Class Football 
Team (3). 

Andrews, Edgertox Dwight, Chapel Hill, N. C. ; Di ; marshal Com- 
mencement 1897 ; Historical Society. 

Askew, Edward Stephenson, Windsor, N. C. ; Phi ; <t>. A. @.; Declaimer's 
medal (i) ; Shakespeare Club ; Historical Society ; Y. M. C. A. ; mem- 
ber executive committee of Press Club ; Hellenian editor (3J; Glee 
Club (I) (2) (3). 

Bagley, William Henry, Raleigh, N. C; A. T. H.; vice-president Uni- 
versity Press Club ; Shakespeare Club ; Raleigh Club ; editor Hellenian 
(3); Historical Society ; editor "Tar Heel." 

Bagwell, Edward Elbert, Garner, N. C. ; Phi. 

Bell, Lorenzo James, Rutherfordton, N. C; Di ; B. B. IT.; Class orator (3;. 

Best, Benjamin Claudius, Chapel Hill, N. C. ; Phi ; Class Football Team (3). 

Brogden, Willis James, (ioldsboro, N. C. ; Phi ; inter-society debater (3); 
Class Football Team (3). 

BusBEE, Richard Smith, Raleigh, N. C. ; Phi ; Z. ^.; IT. S.; ©. N. E.; 
Gorgon's Head ; secretary S. P. J. G. ; Class prophet (i); German Club 
(i) (2) (3); treasurer German Club (2); Class Football Team (2); Sub- 
' Varsity Football Team (3); Dramatic Club, 1897 '■> sub-ball manager 
Commencement 1897 ; floor manager January German, 1897. 

Carr, Charles Stuart, Goldsboro, N. C; A. ©. <!>.; Phi ; 1. N.; IT. 1.; 

@. N. E.; "N"; Gimghoul ; undergraduate honors (i) (2;; manager 
Dramatic Club (2); editor Hellenian (3). 

Carson, James McIntire, Rutherfordton, N. C. ; Di ; representative from 
Di Society Commencement 1897; Scrub Football Team (2); 'Varsity 
Football Team (3); Class prophet (3). 

Carver, Oscar, Roxboro, N. C; Phi; IT. K. A.; marshal Commencement 

Cheek, Paul Tinsley, Mebane, N. C. ; Di ; inter-society debater (3); first 
representative from Di Society (3). 


Dey, Calvert Rogers, Norfolk, Va.; A. K. E.; 11. 2.; @. N. E.; Gim- 
ghoul ; Mandolin Club (i); leader Mandolin Club (2); secretary German 
Club (i); German Club (2) (3); chief ball manager Commencement 
1897 ' manager Baseball Team (3); Dramatic Club. 

Eley, Peter Hardin, Williston, Tenn. ; Phi; A. S. <!>.; undergraduate 
honors (i) (2); secretary of Y. M. C. A. (2); Class poet (3); vice-presi- 
dent of Y. M. C. A. (3). 

Farrior, William Elbert, Charlotte, N. C. ; Di. 

FoLLiN, Robert Edward, Winston, N. C; 1. A. E.; IT. 2.; 0. N. E.; 
Gorgon's Head ; " N "; Class historian (2); Glee Club (2); Shakespeare 
Club ; ball manager Commencement 1897 ; secretary of German Club 
(2); Class Football Team (3); Dramatic Club. 

Foscue, Fred. Wooten, Trenton, N. C; Phi; Historical Society; Class 
Football Team (3}. 

Fuller, Jones, Raleigh, N. C; K. A.; "N"; H. 2.; B. N. E.: Dramatic 
Club ; Raleigh Club ; Horner School Club ; floor manager January 
German 1897. 

Gold, Pleasant Daniel, Jr., Wilson, N. C; Phi; K. 1.; B. K. Club; 
.Shakespeare Club; Press Club; undergraduate honors (2); Class Foot- 
ball Team (2); captain Class Football Team (3); vice-president of Class 
(3); marshal Commencement 1897 • representative committee 1897 
from Phi Society ; editor of Hellenian 1897. 

Graham, Edward Kidder, Charlotte, N. C; A. f). <!>.; Di ; 2, A. E.; 
Gorgon's Head; president of Class (i) (2); undergraduate honors (i) 
(2); vice-president of Tennis Association (2); " Tar Heel' ' editor (3); 
president of Tennis Association (3); inter-society annual debater (3); 
Y. M. C. A. ; editor and business manager Hellenian ; Press Club ; 
Shakespeare Club ; member Commons Advisory Board. 

Gudger, Francis Asbury, Asheville, N. C. ; B. 0. IT.; IT. S.; 0. N. E.; 
Gimghoul ; " N "; Glee and Banjo Clubs (2) (3); ball manager (2); vice- 
president Golf Club (2); president Golf Club (3); German Club ; Class 
prophet (2); floor manager October German, 1896 ; assistant manager 
Football Team (2); secretary and treasurer University Press Association 
(2); president S. P. J. G. ; leader January German 1897 ; Dramatic 
Club (3); vice-president Davis' Military School Club. 

Harding, Harry Patrick, Greenville, N. C; Phi; S. A. E.; A. @. $.; 
Y. M. C. A.; Class orator (i) (2); undergraduate honors (i); marshal 


Washington's Birthday (2); representative speaker at Commencement 

1897 from Phi Society. 
Harlee, William Carry, Tampa, Fla. ; Di. 
Haywood, William Grimes, Raleigh, N. C. ; Z. ^. 
Henderson, Archibald, Sahsbury, N. C; A. @. 0.; Di ; S. N.; German 

Ckib ; Scrub Baseball Team (i); highest honors (2). 

Johnson, John WrKtHT, Smithfield, N. C. ; Phi. 

Johnston, Charles Hughes, Chapel Hill, N. C; Di ; <5>. A. @. ; Scrub 
Baseball Team (i); Class Football Team (i) (2) (3); secretary of 
Y. M. C. A. (I ); vice-president of Y. M. C. A. (2); president of Y. M. 
C. A. (3); class historian (3); Shakespeare Club. 

Kearney, Robert Edward, Franklinton, N. C. ; Phi ; Glee and Mandolin 
Clubs (i) (2); Y. M. C. A. 

Kenny, Stephen White, Windsor, N. C. ; Phi; ^. A. ©.; member of 
'•Tar Heel" staff (3); Y. M. C. A.; Press Association. 

Lake, Harry Steers, New York ; A. K. E.: IT. 2.; (S). N. E.; Class Foot- 
ball Team (i); director of Banjo Club (2); captain Class Football Team (2); 
Scrub Team (2); German Club; Sub-' Varsity Football Team (3); 
editor Hellenian (3). 

Lewis, Richard Henry, Jr., Raleigh, N.C.; Phi; Z. ^^: U. 1.: 8. N. E.; 
Gorgon's Head; A. @. <!>.; undergraduate honors (i) (2); secretary 
class (2); secretary Raleigh Club 1S96 ; editor Hellenian (3); winner 
of Junior Tennis Tournament. 

McCormick, John Gilchrist, Maxton, N. C. ; Phi; Historical Society; 
president of Class (3); undergraduate honors (2); Commencement mar- 
shal 1897; assistant in Geology (3). 

McMullan, Percy Wood, Hertford, N. C; Phi ; Z. ^^; 11. 2.; @. N. E.; 

Gimghoul ; honors (i); Glee Club (i) (2); Mandolin Club (2). 

Miller, Frank Wharton, Winston, N. C; 2. A. E. 

MoiZE, Eddin Nevin, Stem, N. C; Phi. 

Murphy, John Gerald, Atkinson, N. C; Phi ; Y. M. C. A. 

Parker, James Daniel, Benson, N. C. ; Phi; Class Football Team (3); 
first representative from Phi Society Commencement 1897. 

Pierce, Henry Faison, Warsaw, N. C. 


PiNNix, F'rank Mullan, Lexington, N. C; Di ; (p. T. A.; sub-ball man- 
ager (2); German Club ; marshal from Di Society Washington's Birth- 
day ( I ); Class Football Team (3). 

Pfohl, John Kenneth, Winston, N. C. ; Di ; S. A. E.: Gimghoul ; Glee 
Club (3); Mandolin Club (3); secretary of V. M . C. A. (3). 

Rogers, Frank Owington, Concord, N. C. ; Z. "^.; 11. 2.; (^. N. E.: 

German Club, class prophet (i); captain of Class Football Team (i); 
captain of Scrubs (2); assistant manager Baseball Team (2); editor 
"Tar Heel" (3); manager "Tar Heel" (3); Sub- 'Varsity Football 
Team (3). 

RuFFiN, George Mendenhall, Wilson, N. C; A. T. H. 

Sams, Edward Emmett, Mars Hill, N. C; Di ; Historical Society ; Class 
Football Team (i) (3); undergraduate honors (2); marshal Commence- 
ment 1897. 

Simpson, William David, Monroe, N. C. ; 2. X.; editor Hellenian (3); 
Class Football Team (3); Shakespeare Club. 

Seagle, John Creighton, Hendersonville, N. C. ; Di ; Class Football 
Team (i); 'Varsity Football Team (3);' Y. M. C. A. 

Suttle, Oscar Milton, Shelby, N. C; 11. K. A.; secretary Class (3); 
editor Hellenian (3). 

UsRY, William Thomas, Wilton, N. C. ; Phi ; Y. M. C. A. 

Walker, Herbert Dillon, Creswell, N. C. ; Phi ; Class Football Team (3). 

Webb, James, Jr., Hillsboro, N. C; Z.I'.; n. S.; @. N. E. ; " N ;" 
Gimghoul ; German Club ; undergraduate honors (1); Dramatic Club. 

Webb, Thomas Norfleet, Hillsboro, N. C. ; Z. ^; U. 1; ©. N. E.; "N;" 
Gimghoul ; Class Football Team (3); sub-ball manager 1S97; Dramatic 
Club 1896-97. 

Whitaker, Percy Du Ponceau, Maralin, near Raleigh, N. C; Phi ; Z. ■^.; 
Gorgon's Head ; Shakespeare Club ; German Club ; manager and full- 
back Class Football Team (3); president Raleigh Club (3); ball manager 
Commencement 1897. 

Whitlock, Paul Cameron, Rockingham, N. C; Di ; representative from 
Di Society for Commencement 1S97; marshal Commencement 1897; 
Declaimer's medal (2). 

Wood, Edward Jenner, Wilmington, N. C; Phi; S. X.; chief marshal 

Commencement 1897. 


Class Colors — White and Green. 

'^cU — Hullabaloo ! belie beline ! 
Hullabaloo ! belie beline ! 
Hullabaloo ! Hullabaloo ! 
N. C. U., Ninety-nine ! 

Motto — Per aspcra ad a sir a. 

" Through difficulties to glory y 

Class Officers. 

W. L. Kluttz President. 

G. R. SwiXK First Mce- President. 

J. Donnelly Second I'ice-President. 

R. G. KiTTREi.i Historian. 

R. H. SvKEs Poet. 

L. H. Davls Prophet. 

T. C. Bowie Orator. 

C. B. Denson Essayist. 

E M. Land Treasurer, 

J. K. Ross Secretary. 

Ristory of *gg. 

IT IS a great privilege to write the history of Ninety-nine, the largest class 
that has ever entered the University, but it is difficult to relate in a limited 

space its many achievements. 

At an early date we bade defiance to the Sophomores, and when the 
time for our election approached we were not frightened by cries on the 
campus of" Fresh Election," but fearlessly announced the forthcoming event 
on the bulletin-board, and accomplished our purpose in spite of the furious 
onslaughts of the enemy. 

Washington's Birthday will always be remembered by the boys of 
Ninety-nine with peculiar pleasure, on account of the variety of medals 
received, from the fourth degree fool's medal down. For a year we have 
worn them with credit, but soon we turn them over to more deserving subjects. 

Although as Freshmen, we even so much as dared to black upper class- 
men, yet upon becoming Sophomores we denounced the practice and declared 
the sentiment of the Class to be against hazing in any form. In consequence 
of this anti-hazing spirit, the present Freshmen are the most cheeky and ver 
dant that the University has ever seen. 

We entered the Football contest for Class championship last season, and 
though we did not win first place, yet we have many reasons to believe that 
we shall head the list next year. 

Our Class maintains a high standing in the class-room, furnishes fine 
material for both gridiron and diamond, and is well represented on the Glee 
and Mandolin Clubs. 

Though we are justly proud of past achievements we are unwilling to be 
judged by the past alone, for that would sink into insignificance upon the 
contemplation of the friendly future which stretches out before us. 

Soon our happy hours with Conies and with Second English will be over. 
Commencement is fast approaching, when we shall be fully repaid in pleasure 
for the arduous duties of the Sophomore Year. 

After spending a pleasant Summer, widely scattered throughout the State, 
we shall again collect " 'Neath the Oaks of our Old Chapel Hill" to launch 
out boldly our individual canoes on the turbulent sea of Psychology. 


Sopbomore Cl^ss Statistics. 

Abernethy, Eric Alonzo, Beaufort, N. C; Phi; Inter-Society debater 
November, 1896 ; Y. M. C. A. 

Alston, Charles Skinner, Littleton, N. C. ; IT. S.; A. K. E.; German 
Club ; Class Baseball Team (i); Class Tennis champion (2) ; S. P. J. G. 

Bagwell, Raleigh Mays, Fancy Hill, N. C. ; Di ; Scrub Football Team (i); 
'Varsity Football Team (2). 

Barnhardt, Paul Abercrombia, Norwood, N. C; Class Baseball Team ( i ). 

Barnhardt, Pines Craighead, Norwood, N. C; honors ( i ); Class Baseball 
Team (i). 

Bellamy, Marsden, Jr., Wilmington, N. C. ; IT. S.: S. A. E.; Horner 

School Club ; German Club ; sub-ball manager (2) ; honors ( i ) ; presi- 
dent Wilmington Club ; Y. M. C. A. 

Borden, William Henry, Jr., Goldsboro, N. C; Phi ; B. ©. IT.; German 

BosT, William Tho>l\s, South River, N. C. ; Di ; Shakespeare Club ; Class 
Baseball Team (i ). 

BoNViE, Thomas CoNTEE, Obids, N. C. ; Di ; inter-society debater November, 
1896 ; Class orator (2). 

Boyd, Robert, Waynesville, N. C. ; Y. M. C. A. 

Broadhurst, Edgar David, Goldsboro, N. C; Phi ; Class prophet (i). 
BuNN, James Philips, Rocky Mount, N. C; Phi ; S. A. E.; German Club ; 
Class Football Team (2). 

BuRWELL, Armistead, Jr., Charlotte, N. C. ; D. S.; 1. A. E.; German 

Buxton, Cameron Belo, Winston, N. C. ; 11. S.; S. A. E.; "N" ; Ger- 
man Club ; Winston-Salem Club ; Scrub Football Team (2); 

Caldwell, Julius Alexander, Salisbury, N. C; Di ; 2. N.; Class poet 
(i) ; Mandolin Club (2). 

Canada, Charles Stafford, Summerfield, N. C; Di ; Shakespeare 
Club ; Scrub Football Team. 

Carr, John Robert, Durham, N. C. ; 11. 2.; Z. '^.; highest honors (i) ; 
Dramatic Club (i ) ; Horner School Club ; captain Class Baseball Team 


Carr, Julian Shakespeare, Jr., Durham, N. C; 11. 1.; Z. ■^.; secretary 
and treasurer Horner School Club; German Club; Y. M. C. A.; 
S. P. J. G. 

Cobb, Whitfield, Raleigh, N. C. 

Coker, Francis William, Darlington, S. C. ; Di ; 1. N.; Glee Club (2); 
correspondii'g secretary Y. M. C. A. (i) (2). 

Connor, Robert Diggs Wimberly, Wilson, N. C; Phi; 2. A. E.; Class 
Football Team (2); marshal inter-society debate 1896 ; Y. M. C. A. 

Cox, William Edward, Coxville, N. C; Phi ; treasurer Y, M. C. A. (2). 

Cox, Walter Oscar, Winston, N. C. ; Di. 

CoxE, Fred. Jackson, Lilesville, N. C. ; Di. 

Crawford, John Gurney, Graham, N. C; Y. W. C. A. 

Crawford, Walter Scott, Teer, N. C; Y. M. C. A. 

Daggett, Walter Hyer, Wilmington, N. C; A. T. O.; Historic Society; 
Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society ; Class Football Team (i) (2). 

Davenport, James Fleming, Pactolus, N. C; Phi. 

Davis, Lewis Harvey, High Point, N. C. ; Class Baseball Team (i); Class 
Football Team (i) (2); Class statistician (2). 

Davis, Robert Greene, Henderson, N. C. ; A. T. fl.: Class essayist (i); 
Mandolin Club (2) ; Press Club ; Class Football Team (2). 

Denson, Claude Baker, Raleigh, N. C. ; Phi; B. @. 11.; Shakespeare 
Club ; Class essayist (2); honors (i). 

Donnelly, John, Charlotte, N. C; 4>. A. (B).; second vice-president Class 

(2); Y. ivi. C. A. 
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Elliot, Milton Courtright, Wilmington, N. C; 11. S.; A. K. E.; 
"N"; treasurer German Club ; Mandolin Club (i) (2); Class Football 
Team (2); Wilmington Club. 

Giles, Percy, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

GiLLAM, Moses Braxton, Windsor, N. C. ; Y. M. C. A. 

Gorrell, Peter Albert, Winston, N. C. ; S. A. E.; German Club; 
Dramatic Club (2); vice-president Winston-Salem Club ; Class Football 
Team (2); sub-ball manager 1897 > Davis School Club. 

Graham, Joseph, Hillsboro, N. C. ; U. S.; Z. ^. 

Gray, Polk Cleborne, Mooresville, N. C. 

Grimes, Junius Daniel, Grimesland, N. C; Phi; 11. 1.: Z. "^.; German 

Hardin, Walter Reade, Sparta, N. C. ; Di ; secretary Class (i); Class 
Football Team ( 2 ). 

Hall, Louis Edwards Wilmington, N. C; 2. X.; Wilmington Club. 

Harris, Charles Faust, Falkland, N. C. ; Phi ; Class Football Team (2). 

Hartley, Eugene Fuller, Tyro Shops, N. C; Di. 

Heavitt, Joseph Henry, Mapleton, Va.; Phi ; Y. M. C. A. 

Hill, Charles Gideon, Winston, N. C; IT. 1.; 2. A. E.; German Club ; 
Banjo Club (i); orator Winston-Salem Club; president Davis School 
Club ; stage manager Dramatic Club. 

Hill, Thomas Jefferson, Wehutty, N. C. ; Di. 

Holmes, Hoavard Braxton, Franklinton, N. C. ; Y. M. C. A. 

Hopper, Allen Taylor, Leaksville, N. C. ; Di. 

Hume, Thomas Jr., Chapel Hill, N. C. ; Phi; A. K. E.; Class Football 
Team (2); Y. M. C. A. 

Jarvis, Joseph Brooks, Greenville, N. C; Phi ; 1. A. E.; B. K. Club. 

Jeffress, Walter Calvin, Crewe, Va. 

Kittrell, Robert Gilliam, Kittrell, N. C. ; Phi ; <P. A. 8.; Class orator 
(i); Class historian (2); Class Football Team (2); honors (i). 

Kluttz, Warren Lawson, Jr., Salisbury, N. C. ; Di ; 4). F. A.: vice- 
president Class (r); president Class (2); marshal inter-society debate 


November, 1896; Scrub Football Team (2); German Club ; Horner 
School Club ; Hellenian editor ; manager-elect 'Varsity Football Team, 
1897 ; Y. M. C. A. 

Land, Edward Mavo, Littleton, N. C. ; IT. 2.; K. A.; German Club; Class 
treasurer { i ) (2). 

Lane, Benjamin Benson, Jr., Chapel Hill, N. C; Phi ; Y. M. C. A. 

Lata, James Edward, Durham, N. C; Phi. 

LocKETT, Everett Augustine, Winston, N. C. ; 2. A. E.; Winston-Salem 
Club; Y. M. C. A. 

London, Henry Mauger, Pittsboro, N. C; Di ; 2. A. E.; secretary inter- 
society debate November, 1896. 

McLean, Angus Dhu, Maxton, N. C; Phi. 

McEachern, Edward Clemmons, Wilmington, N. C. ; S. X.; historian 
Wilmington Club. 

McEachern, John Scarborough, Jr., Wilmington, N. C; Phi ; Wilming- 
ton Club. 

McNair, James Lytch, Laurel Hill, N. C. 

Meridith, Henry, Wilson, N. C; Glee Club (i) (2). 

Miller, Alexander Clinton, Winston, N. C; 11. 2.; 2. A. E.; Winston- 
Salem Club. 

NuNN, Romulus Armistead, Newbern, N. C; 2. A. E.; manager Class 
Football Team (2); Shakespeare Club; Historical Society; Press Club; 
member Commons Governing Board. 

Osborne, Adlai, Charlotte, N. C, A. K. E. 

Osborne, Francis Moore, Charlotte, N. C; A. K. E.; Scrub Football 
Team (2). 

Patterson, Edmund Vogler, Salem, N. C; 11. 2.; 1. A. E.: "N;" 
German Club; Winston-Salem Club; Mandolin and Banjo Clubs (i); 
leader Mandolin Club (2); Class Football Team (2); secretary and 
treasurer of Wheelman's Road League ; Y. M. C. A. 

Patterson, Fred Geer, Chapel Hill, N. C. ; Di ; O. A. 0.; Y. M. C. A. 


Pond, George Bahxsox, Plattsburg, N. Y.; 2^. A. E.; German Club; 
Winston-Salem Club ; Scrub Football Team. 

Ray, Edgar Caldwell, McAdensville, N. C. ; 3!. A. E.; German Club; 
Class Baseball Team ( i). 

Richardson, Donald Amos, Clinton, N. C. ; Mandolin Club (i). 

Ross, John Kirkland, Charlotte, N. C. ; Di ; secretary Class (2); Class 
Football Team ^2); Y. M. C. A. 

SiTTERSON, Joseph Murden, Jr., Williamston, N. C. ; Phi; Shakespeare 
Club ; y". M. C. a. 

SwiNK, Gilbert Roscoe, Winston, N. C; Di ; inter-society debater 1896 ; 
Class Baseball Team (i); Class Football Team (2); \ice-president Class 
(2); vice-president Winston-Salem Club. 

Smith, William Alma, Norwood, N. C; Di ; honors (i); Y. M. C. A. 

Svkes, Robert Hiden, Wilmington, N. C. ; Phi; Historical Society ; inter- 
society debater November, 1896 ; treasurer Shakespeare Club ; Class 
Football Team (2); Class poet {2); Wilmington Club. 

Thorne, John Thomas, Fieldsboro, N. C; Phi ; second vice-president Class 
(i); Y. M. C. A. 

Taylor, W.^L Frank, South Point, Va.; Y. M. C. A. 

ViCK, George Davis, Selma, N. C; K. A.; 11. S.; German Club ; Horner 
School Club ; manager Class Baseball Team (i ); Y. M. C. A. 

Wagstaff, Henry McGilbert, Olive Hill, N. C; Phi. 

Webb, William James, Stem, N. C; Phi ; honors (i). 

White, James Albert, Scotland Neck, N. C. ; Phi. 

Willis, James Consar, McColl, S. C. ; Di. 

Wilson, William Sydney, Gatewood, N. C. ; Di ; Historical Society ; Press 
Club ; Class Football Team (2); Y. M. C. A. 

Winston, Robert Alonza, Franklinton, N. C. ; <I>. A. @.; 'Varsity Base- 
ball Team (i) (2); captain Class Football Team (2). 

Woodson, Ernest Horatio, Salisbury, N. C. ; Class Baseball Team (i). 

Walker, John McCullough, Charlotte, N. C. ; Di ; Class Football Team 
(i); Scrub Football Team (2). 



O^ss of l^OO* 

Class Colors — White and Old Gold. 

"^cll — Zip ro ya ha ! 

Zip ro ya ha ! 
Ca-i'O-li-na ! 

Motto — E 7wcte ad lucem. 

''From darkness to light.' 

Class Officers. 

W. F. Brvax President. 

J. A. Tate First Vice-President. 

W. C. Harris Second Vice-President. 

R. Harris, Jr Historian. 

K. P. Lewis Secretary. 

J. Hayes Treasurer. 

H. W. Collins Essayist. 

H. Anderson . Prophet 

G. L. Myers Poet. 

G. WooDARD Orator. 


Ristory of ipoo. 

^\ S THE year has slowly rolled by with its many pleasures and trials, it is 
r\ the duty of some one to tell the history of Nineteen Hundred, and 
although our record here is comparatively short, the historian takes 
pleasure in relating it, and in naming the achievements we have attained. 

In September of 1896 we came in large numbers as knowledge-seekers 
to the University, and since that time we have made a marked improvement, 
and proven ourselves worthy of being the first graduating class of the Twen- 
tieth century. 

In athletics, our Class holds an important position. We have furnished 
both the Football and Baseball Teams with several good players, and still 
have a goodly number of promising candidates for later years. Exclusive of 
the men we have furnished for the 'Varsity Football Team, we organized a 
splendid Class team, and came out second in the inter-class contests, defeating 
our old enemies, the Sophomores. 

About this time the annual Glee and Mandolin Clubs were organized, 
and again we proved our importance by giving to them some of the best 
material they have ever had. It is perhaps not too much to say that the 
success of the clubs during the past season was due in no small measure to 
the men we furnished. 

We have clone nothing that we are ashamed of, but at all times have 
borne the burdens that have been imposed upon us, and now as we are about 
to enter into a higher class may we keep our record as pure and clean as it 
has been during our Freshman year. 

Historian of igoo. 


Qi^QQ Roll of 1900* 

S. J. Adams, 
H. Anderson, 
T. J. Anderson, 
J.J. Asbury, 
J. R. Baggett, 
A. J. Barwick, 
W. H. Battle, 

F. Bennett, Jr., 
A. R. Berkeley, 

A. T. Bitting, 
T. S. Bouldin, 

E. T. Boykin, Jr., 
L. V. N. Branch, 
W. F. Bryan, 
L. F. Butler, 
C. S. Canada, 

G. Chadbourn, 
J. P. Chamblee, 
T. A. Cheatham, 

E. Clapp, 
S. E. Clark, 
G. N. Coffey, 
H. W. Collins, 
P. C. Collins, 
J. W. Cooper, 

H. C. Cowles, Jr., 
N. D. Edmondson, 

B. L. Edwards, 

C. W. Ellington, 

F. S. F'aison, Jr., 
W. A. Goslen^ 
A. T. Grant, Jr., 
E. Graves, 

G. C. Green, 
J. F. Green, 

J. \V. (ireening, 

B. S. Guion, 
J. C. Guthrie, 
L M. Hardy, 
I. F. Harris, 
R. Harris, Jr., 
W. C. Harris, 
J. Hayes, 

W. E. Hearn, 
P. A. Heilig, 
A. J. Hines, 
J. W. Hinsdale. 
H. C. Hobbs, 

C. F. Hoell, 
H. B. Holmes, 
J. L. James, 
T. H. Jarnian, 
T. W. Jones, Jr., 
W. E. Kornegay, 
W. F. Leonard, 
K. P. Lewis, 

S. G. Lindsay, 
J. M. Lipscomb, 
G. B. Lockhart, 
J. A. Lockhart, 
J. M. Lynch, 
R. A. McEachern, 
J. S. McKee, 
J. B. Massey, 
E. A. Metts, 
C. L. Miller, 
J. A. xMoore, 
J. D. Mooring, 
W. C. Monroe, 
G. L. Myers, 
E. J. Nelson, 
E. L. Neville, 

D. P. Parker. 

E. B. Parks, 
G. M. Pate, 
W. M. Person, 
M. A. Pickard, 
J. F. Plummer, 

E. F. Pope, 

W. H. Reynolds, 
T. D. Rice, 

F. C. Rierson, 
C. J. Rhea, 

V. O. Roberson, 
A. C. Shuford, 
W. D. Siler, 

C. S. Sloan, 

D. W. Smith, 

E. N. Smith, 
H. W. Smith, 
J. N. Smith, 
J. L. Spencer, 
J. F. Stokes, 
J. A. Tate, 
W. F. Taylor, 
W. P. I\L Turner, 
W. S. Vaughn, 
W. M. Walton, 
W. H. Watkins, Jr 
N. E. Ward, 

W. G. Wharton, 
S. Whitaker, Jr., 
W. E. White, 
H. E. D. Wilson, 

G. Winstead, 
G. Woodard, 

C. W. Woodson. 

Class Officers. 

J. A. Rowland President. 

S. S. Lamb Vice-President. 

P. M. Thompson Secretary and Treasurer. 

jMoot Court Officers. 

L. V. Bassett Jiidge. 

A. L. OuiCKEL Associate Justice. 

J. M. S HER ROD Solicitor. 

W. H. HoLYFiELD Clerk. 

J. P. McCuLLEN Sheriff. 


I^aw Cl^ss RolU 



L. V. Bassett, 

G. L. Park, 

Robt. Bingham, A. T. 



F. E. Presnell, 

D. C. Barnes, K. A., 

McD. Ray, 

W. A. Cochran, 

A. L. Ouickel, 

Jas. O. Carr, 

J. A. Rowland, 

J. M. Coake, 

L. L. Rose, 

J. A. Cesten, 

A. D. Raby, 

Geo. K. Collins, 

J. M. Sherrod, K. 2., 

W. P. Exum, Jr., 

E. S. Smith, 

A. S. Grady, 

J. W. Stamey, 

R. L. Gray, Z. ^1^., 

J. B. Seymour. 

H. L. Godwin, 

B. E. Stanly, A. K. E., 

W. D. Grimes, Z. ^., 

W. H. Young, 

Starkey Hare, 

W. J. Bellamy, 2. A. E., 

G. A. Harrell, 

H. W. Butler, 

M. O. Hammond,-, 

Welsh Galloway, 

W. B. Holyfield, 

T. H. Jones, 

W. F. Harding, ^. A. 



J. P. McCullen, 

W. 0. Howard, 

J. S. Shaw, 

Henry Johnston, Z. "^V 


P. M. Thompson, K. 1., 

E. W. Keith, 

T. H. Vanderford, 

S. S. Lamb, B. H. H.; 

Gorgon's Head. 

Chas. E. Best, 

T. B. Lee, «J>. A. T., 

W. P. Hosier, 

J. W. Murray. 

B. H. Kirkpatrick, 

F. C. Mebane, 

L. M. Lyen, 

S. W. Minor, 

W. L. McCrocken, 

C. B. Mehegan, 

0. S. Newlin, 

J. P. Pippen, A. T. O 

, , 

P. D. Satchewell, 

J. W. Price, 

P. H. Williams, K. A. 


Medical CI^qq. 

Class Officers. 

Jas. D. Heathman President. 

W. D. Price .... ] iee-President. 
W. J. Thigpen . . Secretary and Treas. 

J. A. DuGUiD Surgeon. 

R. M. RoBERSON Orator- 

W. S. Green Historian. 


jMedical Claes RolU 

fivQt Y^iiv Class. 

Tlios. Moses Copple Hannersville, N. C. 

Robert H. Garren Limestone, N. C. 

Walter Scott Green Pearidge, N. C. 

Jas. D. Heathman South River, N. C. 

Edward R. Hart, K. 1 Penelo, N. C. 

Benjamin S. Herring Wilson, N. C. 

Geo. H. Kirby, 2. X Raleigh, N. C. 

William N. Mebane, Z. ^' Madison, N. C. 

Harry E. Mechling Springfield, Mass. 

Lorenzo D. McPhail Clinton, N. C. 

Henry S. Monk Newton Grove, N C. 

Geo. E. Newby, Z. ^ Hertford, N. C. 

Chas. J. O'Hagan, Jr., 2. X Greenville, N. C. 

Walter Dixon Price Dixie, N. C. 

Robert M. Roberson Pittsboro, N. C. 

Geo. C. Russell Franklinton, N. C. 

Oscar F. Smith Way Cross, N. C. 

William J. Thigpen Tarboro, N. C. 

Chas. S. Venable, A. K. E University of Virginia. 

Joel Whitaker, 2. N Raleigh, N. C. 

Roy Williams, 2. X Asheville, N. C. 

Abram R. Winston Franklinton, N. C. 

John Bryan Wright Coharie, N. C. 

Jas. A. Duquid Newbern, N. C. 

Second Y^ar Class. 

Thos. M. Green, 2. A. E Wilmington, N. C. 

Herman G. Heilig Salisbury, N. C. 

Claudius C. Joyner Greenville, N. C. 

Edwin J. Nixon Creswell, N. C. 

Joseph E. Nobles Greenville, N. C. 

Raymond Pollock, B. ©. 11 Kinston, N. C. 

William J. Weaver, B. @. H Asheville, N. C. 

Joseph P. Wimberly, 2. A. E Battleboro, N. C. 

Robert E. Zacherav Jeptha. N. C. 


Oclta Kappa Gpsilon. 


Chapter Roll. 

Phi Yale University. 

rheta Bowdoin College. 

-^1 Colby University. 

Sigma Amherst College. 

P''! University of Alabama. 

Upsilon Brown University. 

Chi University of Mississippi. 

oeta. Uni\'ersity of North Carolina. 

^-'^^ University of Virginia. 

Lambda Kenyon College. 

P^ Dartmouth College. 

^^^^ Central Universitv. 

Alpha Alpha Middlebury College. 

Omicron University of Michigan. 

Epsilon Williams College. 

Rho Lafayette College. 

^ '^^' .... Hamilton College. 

^^^^ Madison University. 

^"^1 College of the City of New York. 

Beta Phi University of Rochester. 

Phi Chi Rutger's College. 

P^' Phi Indiana Asbury University. 

Gamma Phi Wesleyan University. 

Psi Omega Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

Beta Chi Adelbert College. 

Delta Chi Cornell University. 

Phi Gamma Syracuse LIniversity. 

Gamma Beta Columbia College. 

Theta Zeta University of California. 

Alpha Chi Trinity College (Conn.). 

Gamma Vanderbilt University. 

^^PP^ Miami University. 

Psi Epsilon University of Minnesota. 

Sigma Tau Mass. Institute of Technology. 

Delta Delta University of Chicago. 



(Delta Kappa epsilon.) 


fratrcs in facultatc. 

F. P. Venable, Ph.D Professor of Chemistry. 

Charles Baskerville, Ph.D Assistant Professor of Chemistry. 

Samuel May, A.M Instructor of Modern Languages. 

fratrcs in Univcrsitatc. 

Class of Ninety-seven. 

Arthur Williams Belden, Ferdinand Badger Johnson, 

William Stamps Howard, Sylvester Brown Shepherd. 

Class of JVinety-eigbt. 

Calvert Rogers Dey, Henry Steers Lake. 

Class of Ninety-nine. 

Adlai Osborne, Francis Moore Osborne, 

Thomas Hume, Jr., Charles Skinner Alston. 


Benjamin Edward Stanly, Milton Courtright Elliott. 


Charles Scott Venable, Jr. 

t)l^i Gamma O^lta* 


Colors — Royal Purple. 

Chapter Roll. 

Beta Mu Johns Hopkins. 

Nu Deuteron Yale. 

Kappa Nu Cornell. 

Theta Psi Colgate. 

Omega Columbia. 

Nu Epsilon New ^'ork University. 

Iota Mu Mass. Institute of Technology. 

Beta • University of Pennsylvania. 

Upsilon . C. C. N. Y. 

Alpha Washington and Jefferson. 

Beta Chi Lehigh. 

Delta Bucknell University. 

Xi Pennsylvania College. 

Gamma Chi Pennsylvania State College. 

Pi Alleghany. 

Sigma Deuteron Lafayette. 

Epsilon Deuteron Muhlenburg. 

Epsilon University of North Carolina. 

Rho Chi Richmond College. 

Zeta Deuteron Washington and Lee. 

Omicrom L'niversity of Virginia. 

Beta Deuteron Roanoke College. 

Delta Deuteron Hampden-Sydney. 

Eta Marietta. 

Sigma Wittenburg. 

Theta Deuteron Ohio Wesleyan University. 

Lambda Deuteron Denison University. 



Omicron Deuteron Ohio State University. 

Rho Deuteron Wooster University. 

Alpha Phi University of Michigan. 

Zeta Indiana State University. 

Lambda DePauw University. 

Tau Hanover. 

Psi Wabash. 

Alpha Deuteron Illinois Wesleyan University. 

Gamma Deuteron Knox College. 

Mu Sigma University of Minnesota. 

Nu Bethel. 

Kappa Tau University of Tennessee. 

Pi Deuteron University of Kansas. 

Zeta Phi William Jewel College. 

Lambda Sigma Leland Stanford, Jr., University. 

Delta Xi University of California. 

Tau Alpha Trinity of Connecticut. 

Pi Iota Worcester Polvtechnic Institute. 

Graduate Chapters. 

Delta Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Epsilon Columbus, Ohio. 

Eta Kansas City, Mo. 

Theta Cleveland, Ohio. 

Iota Seattle, Wash. 

Kappa Chicago, 111. 

Southern Alumni Association Baltimore, Md. 

Western Alumni Association Spokane. 

Richmond Alumni Association Richmond, Va. 

Grand Chapter New York City. 


G^psilon Chapter. 

(phi 6amma Delta.) 



frater in Urbc. 

Daniel J, Currie. 

Class of ]Vincty-cigbt. Class of JViticty-ninc. 

Frank INI. Pinnix. Warren L. Kluttz. 


Beta Cbeta pi. 


Chapter Roll. 

District I. 

Harvard . Eta. 

Brown Kappa. 

Boston Upsilon. 

Maine State Beta Eta. 

Amherst Beta Iota. 

Dartmouth Alpha Omega. 

Wesleyan Mu Epsilon. 

Vale Phi Chi. 

District II. 

Rutger's Beta Gamma. 

Cornell Beta Delta. 

Stevens Sigma. 

.St. Laurence Beta Zeta. 

Colgate Beta Theta. 

Union Nu. 

Columbia Alpha Alpha. 

Sj'racuse Beta Epsilon. 

District III. 

Washington-Jefferson Gamma. 

University of Pennsylvania Phi. 

Johns Hopkins Alpha Chi. 

Pennsylvania .State College, Alpha Upsilon. 

Dickinson Alpha Sigma. 

Lehigh Beta Chi. 

District IV. 

Hampden-Sidney Zeta. 

North Carolina Eta Beta. 

Mrginia Omicron. 

Davidson Phi Alpha. 

District \\ 

Centre Epsilon. 

Cumberland Mu. 

Mississippi Beta Beta. 

\'anderbilt Beta Lambda. 

Te.xas Beta Omicron. 

District \'I. 

Miami Alpha. 

University of Cincinnati Beta Nu. 

Western Reserve Beta. 

Ohio University Beta Kappa. 

Ohio Wesleyan Theta. 

Bethany Psi. 

Wittenberg Alpha Gamma. 

Denison Alpha Eta. 

Wooster Alpha Lambda. 

Kenyon Beta Alpha. 

Ohio State Theta Delta. 

District VII. 

DePauw Delta. 

Indiana Pi. 

Michigan Lambda. 

Wabash Tau. 

Hanover Iota. 

District \TII. 

Kno.x Alpha Xi. 

Beloit Chi. 

University of Iowa Alpha Beta. 

Chicago . Lambda Rho. 

Iowa Wesleyan Alpha Epsilon. 

Wisconsin Alpha Pi. 

Northwestern Rho. 

Minnesota Beta Pi. 

District IX. 

Westminster Alpha Delta. 

Kansas Alpha Nu. 

California Omega. 

Denver Alpha Zeta. 

Nebraska Alpha Tau. 

Leland Stanford Lambda Sigma. 

Missouri Zeta Phi. 


6ta Seta Qh^ptcY. 

(Beta Cbcta pi.) 


("Star of the South" Chapter of Mystic Seven, established 1884, became 
Eta Beta of Beta Theta Pi, 1889.) 

fraternity Colors— Pink and Blue. 


Samuel Selden Lamb. 


William Jackson Weaver, Litt.B., '95, Raymond Pollock. 

Class of Ninety-seven. 

William Starr Myers. 

Class of )Vinety-eigbt. 

Lorenzo James Bell, Francis Asbury Gudger. 

Class of ]Sinety-nine. 

Claude Baker Denson, Jr., William Henry Borden, Jr. 

d 69 


Colors — Old Gold and Purple. 
Publications — The /^eco?'d and Phi Alpha (Secret). 

Chapter Roll. 

Province Alpha. H. C. Larkin, President. 

Massachusetts B. T Boston University, Boston, Mass. 

Massachusetts I. T. . Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass. 

Massachusetts F Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 

Massachusetts A. . . . Worcester Polvteclinic Institute, Worcester, Mass. 
Connecticut A Trinity College, Hartford, Conn. 

Province Beta. H. G. McAdam, President. 

New York M Columbia Universit}-, New York, N. Y. 

New York S. St. Stephen's College, Annandale, N. Y. 

Pennsylvania fl Alleghany College, Meadville, Pa. 

Pennsylvania S. $ Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa. 

Pennsylvania A. Z Pennsylvania .State College, State College, Pa. 

Pennsylvania Z Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. 

Province Gamma. G. Hendree Harrison, President. 

Virginia O University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 

Virginia S Washington and Lee University, Lexington, \'a. 

North Carolina H University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

North Carolina H Davidson College, Davidson, N. C. 

South Carolina A South Carolina College, Columbia, S. C. 

South Cnrolina <J> Furnian University, Greenville, S. C. 

South Carolina F Woftbrd College, Spartanburg, S. C. 

Georgia B University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. 

Georgia ^ Mercer University, Macon, Ga. 

Georgia E Emory College, Oxford, Ga. 

Georgia <t> Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Ga. 

Province Delta. L A. Metcalf, President. 

Michigan LB University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 

Michigan A Adrian College, Adrian, Mich. 

Ohio 2 Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio. 


Sigma Hlpba epsilon— Province Delta. (Continued.) 

Ohio A Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio. 

Ohio E University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Ohio Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. 

Indiana A Franklin College, Franklin, Ind. 

Indiana B • ... Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind. 

Illinois '^. n Northwestern University, Evanston, 111. 

Province Epsilon. Amzi Jones, President. 

Kentucky K Central University, Richmond, Ky. 

Kentucky I Bethel College, Russellville, Ky. 

Tennessee Z. . . Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, Tenn. 

Tennessee A Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn. 

Tennessee N Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. 

Tennessee K University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. 

Tennessee H University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. 

Tennessee H Southwestern Baptist University, Jackson, Tenn. 

Alabama M University of Alabama, Univ. P. O , Ala. 

Alabama I Southern University, Greensboro, Ala. 

Alabama A. M Alabama A. and M. College, Auburn, Ala. 

Mississippi T University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss. 

Province Zeta. H. B. Fleming, President. 

Iowa S Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa. 

Missouri A University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. 

Central College, Fayette, Mo. 

Missouri B Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. 

Nebraska A. IT University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb. 

Province Eta. Geo. D. Kimball, President. 

Arkansas A. T L^niversity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark. 

Texas P University of Texas, Austin, Texas. 

Colorado X University of Colorado, Boulder, Col. 

Colorado Z University of Denver, Denver, Col. 

California A Leland Stanford, Jr., University, Palo Alto, (Jala. 

California B University of California, Berkeley, Cala. 

Hlumm Hssociations. 

New York City. Alliance, Ohio. Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Boston, Mass. Cleveland, Ohio. Atlanta, Ga. 

Chicago, 111. Cincinnati, Ohio. Savannah, Ga. 

Detroit, Mich. Pittsburgh, Pa. Augusta, Ga. 

Kansas City, Mo. Jackson, Miss. 



-■ "o 


3 . 

■J u 

s ^ 

n 4> • 

O EQ = 

jNJortb OroUna Xi C^^ptcv. 

(Sigma Hlpba epsilon.) 



fratcr in facilitate* 

George Phineas Butler, B.E., Ga. Beta. 


William James Bellamy, Va. O. 


Thomas Meares Green, Joseph Powell Wimberly. 


Class of ISincty-scven. 

John Hawkins Andrews, Henry Groves Connor, Jr. 

Class of JVitiety-cigbt. 

Robert Edward Follin, Edward Kidder Graham, 

Harry Patrick Harding, Frank Wharton Miller, 

John Kenneth Pfohl. 

Class of )Vinety-Titnc 

Marsden Bellamy, Jr., George Bahnson Pond, 

Armistead Burwell, Jr., James Philips Bunn, 

Robert Diggs Wimberly Connor, Cameron Belo Buxton, 

Peter Albert Gorrell, Charles Gideon Hill, 

Joseph BRqoKS Jarvis, Everett Augustine Lockett, 

Henry Mauger London, Alexander Clinton Miller, 

Romulus Armistead Nunn, Edmund Vogler Patterson, 

Edgar Caldwell Ray, Jr. 


Fletcher Hamilton Bailey. 

Zeta psi. 

F0UNDP:D in 1846 at the UNIVEKSITV of the city of new YORK. 

Color — W H IT F . 
Chapter Roll. 

Phi University of the City of New York. 

Zeta Wilhams College, Williamstown, Mass. 

Delta Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N. J. 

Sigma University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. 

Chi Colby University, Waterville, Maine. 

Epsilon Brown University, Providence, R.I. 

Kappa Tufts College, College Hill, Mass. 

Tau Lafayette College, Easton, Pa. 

Upsilon University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Xi University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 

Lambda Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine. 

Beta University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 

Psi Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. 

Iota University of California, Berkeley, Cal. 

Theta Xi University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. 

Alpha Columbia College, New York City. 

Alpha Psi McGill University, Montreal, Canada. 

Nu Case School of Applied Sciences, Cleveland, O. 

Eta Yale University, New Haven, Conn. 

Mu Leland Stanford University, Palo Alto, Cal. 

Hlumni Hssociations. 

Central Association of Zeta Psi, 8 W. Twenty-ninth street. New York City. 
Pacific Association of Zeta Psi, 310 Pine street, San Francisco, Cal. 
Northwestern Association of Zeta Psi, 306 Opera House Block, Chicago, 111. 
Capitol City Association of Zeta Psi, 8 Iowa Circle, Washington, D. C. 
Philadelphia Association of Zeta Psi, 2107 Walnut street, Philadelphia, Pa. 
Zeta Psi Association, Cleveland, Ohio. 
New Eugland Association of Zeta Psi, Boston, Mass. 


dpsilon Cl^^pter. 

(Zcta psi.) 


Color — G A R N ET . 

dniversity Crustccs. 

W. H. S. BuRGWYN, A.B., 1868, A.M., Julian S. Carr, 1862-64, 
W. A. Guthrie, A.B., 1864, A.M., Wm. H. Day, 1860-61, 

A. W. Graham, A.B., 1S68, R. B. Peebles, 1859-62, 

Robert T. Gray. 

fratcr in Urbe. 

Nathan H. D. Wilson, A.B., 1886. 

frater in facultatc. 

Charles Staples Mangum, A. B., i8gi, M.D. 


William Demsie Grimes. 


George Edgar Newby, William Nelson Mebane. 


Class of jN^incty-scvcn. 

Adolphus Williamson Mangum, P'abius Julius HAY^Yoo^, Jr. 

Class of )^incty-cigbt. 

Percy Wood McMullan, Richard Smith Busbee, 

Thomas Norfleet Webb, Richard Henry Lewis, Jr., 

William Grimes Haywood, Percy DuPonceau Whitaker, 

Francis Owington Rogers, James Webb, Jr. 

Class of JVincty-tiinc 

John Robert Carr, Junius Daniel Grimes, 

Joseph Graham, Julian Shakespeare Carr, Jr. 




Colors — Old Gold and Sky Blue. 

Chapter RolU 

Ala., Alpha Epsilon A. and M. College, Auburn. 

Ala., Beta Beta Southern University, Greensboro. 

Ala., Beta Delta University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. 

Cala., Beta Psi Leland Stanford, Jr., University. 

Ga., Alpha Beta University of Georgia, Athens. 

Ga., Alpha Theta Emory College, O.xford. 

Ga., Alpha Zeta Mercer University, Macon. 

Ga. , Beta Iota School of Technology, Atlanta. 

Ills., Gamma Zeta University of Illinois, Champaign. 

Ind., Gamma Gamma Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terre Haute. 

La., Beta Epsilon Tulane University, New Orleans. 

Mass., Gamma Beta Tufts College, Medford. 

Me., Beta Upsilon State College, Orono. 

Me., Gamma Alpha Colby University, Waterville. 

Mich., Alpha Mu Adrian College, Adrian. 

Mich., Beta Kappa Hillsdale College, Hillsdale. 

Mich., Beta Omicron Albion College, Albion. 

N. C, Alpha Delta University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

N. C, Xi Trinity College, Durham. 

N. Y., Alpha Omicron St. Lawrence University, Canton. 

N. Y., Beta Theta Cornell University, Ithaca. 

O., Alpha Nu Mt. Union College, Alliance. 

O., Alpha Psi Wittenberg College, Springfield. 

O., Beta Eta Wesleyan University, Delaware. 

O., Beta Mu Wooster College, Wooster. 

O., Beta Rho Marietta College. Marietta. 

O., Beta Omega State University, Columbus. 

Penn., Alpha Iota Muhlenburg College, Allentown. 

Penn., Alpha Rho Lehigh University, So. Bethlehem. 

Penn , Alpha Upsilon Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg. 

Penn., Tau University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. 

R. I., Gamma Delta Brown University, Providence. 

S. C, Alpha Phi South Carolina College, Columbia. 

Tenn., Alpha Tau S. W. Pres. University, Clarksville. 

Tenn., Beta Pi Vanderbilt University, Nashville. 

Tenn., Beta Tau Southwestern Baptist University, Jackson, Tenn. 

Tenn., Lambda Cumberland College, Lebanon. 

Tenn., Omega University of the South, .Sewanee. 

Tex.. Gamma Epsilon Austin College. Sherman, 

Vt., Beta Zeta University of \'ermont, Burlington. 

Va., Beta Washington and Lee University. Lexington. 

Va., Delta University of Virginia, Charlottesville. 

Hlumni Hssociations, 

Montgomery, Ala. Birmingham, Ala. Allentown, Pa. Chicago, 111. 

Cleveland, Ohio. Boston, Mass. Washington, D. C. New York, N, Y. 

Tiffin, Ohio. Philadelphia, Pa. PiUsburg, Pa. Springfield, Ohio. 

Nashville, Tenn. Dallas, Tex. Lexington, Mass. 


George M. Rufifin. 


Robert Greene Davis, 
Walter Hyer Daggett. 



||i (Hlpba Cau Omega.) 




■prater in drbc. 

Robert S. McRae. 


Joseph P. Pippen, 
Robert Bingham, 

Special Student. 

W. Henry Bagley. 


Kappa Jilph^. 


Chapter Roll. 

Alpha Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. 

Gamma University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. 

Delta Wofford College, Spartanburg, S. C. 

Epsilon Emory College, Oxford, Ga. 

Zeta Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Ya. 

Eta Richmond College, Richmond, Va. 

Theta Agricultural and Mechanical College, Lexington, Ky, 

Iota Furman University, Greenville, S. C. 

Kappa Mercer University, Macon, Ga. 

Lambda University of Virginia, Charlotteville, Va. 

Mu Emory and Henry College, Emory, Va. 

Nu A. and M. College, Auburn, Ala. 

Xi Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas. 

Omicron University of Texas, Austin, Texas. 

Pi University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. 

Rho South Carolina College, Columbia, S. C. 

Sigma Davidson College, Mecklenburg Co., N. C. 

Upsilon University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Phi Southern University, Greensboro, Ala. 

Chi Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. 

Psi Tulane University, New Orleans, La. 

Omega Centre College, Danville, Ky. 

Alpha Alpha University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. 

Alpha Beta University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 

Alpha Gamma Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. 

Alpha Delta William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo, 

Alpha Epsilon Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, Tenn. 

Alpha Zeta William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va. 

Alpha Eta Westminster College, Fulton, Mo. 

Alpha Iota Centenary College, Jackson, La. 

Alpha Kappa Missouri State University, Columbia, Mo. 

Alpha Lambda Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. 

Alpha Mu Millsap's College, Jackson, Miss. 

Alpha Nu Columbian University, Washington, D. C. 

Alpha Omicron Arkansas Industrial University, Fayetteville, Ark. 

Alpha Xi University of California, Berkeley, Cal. 

Alpha Pi Leland Stanford, Jr., University, Palo Alto, Cal. 

Hlutnnt Chapters. 

Richmond, Va. Raleigh, N. C. Norfolk, Va. New York, N. Y. 

Macon, Ga. Atlanta, Ga. Mobile, Ala. Washington, D. C. 

Athens, Ga. Dallas, Texas. 


CIpsUon Chapter. 

(Kappa Hlpba.) 


Colors — Old Gold and Crimson. 

fr^tvcQ in facultatc. 

J. W. Gore, C.E Professor of Natural Philosophy. 

R. H. Whitehead, M,D Professor of Anato^ny ayid Pathology. 

W. C. Smith, Ph. B Professor of Pedagogy. 

fratrcs in Univcrsitatc. 


P. H. Williams. 

Class of ]Viticty-scvcn, 

W. D. Carmichael, Jr., Darius Eatman. 

Class of j^incty-cigbt. 

Jones Fuller. 

Class of Ninety-nine. 

E. M. Land, Geo. D. Vicf. 


pbi Delta Cbcta. 


Colors — Ar(;ent and Azure. 

FYowER — White Carnation. 

Publications — The Scroll 2i\\<\ The /\illadii(iii (Secret). 

Alpha Province. 

Maine, Alpha Colby University. 

New Hampshire, Alpha Dartmouth College. 

Vermont, Alpha University of Vermont. 

Massachusetts, Alpha Williams College, 

Massachusetts, Beta Amherst College. 

Rhode Island, Alpha Brown University. 

New York, Alpha Cornell University. 

New York, Beta Union University. 

New York, Delta Columbia College. 

New York, Epsilon Syracuse University. 

Pennsylvania, Alpha Lafayette College. 

Pennsylvania, Beta Gettysburg College. 

Pennsylvania, Gamma Washington and Jefferson College. 

Pennsylvania, Delta Alleghany College. 

Pennsylvania, Epsilon Dickinson College. 

Pennsylvania, Zeta University of Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania, Eta Lehigh L'niversity. 

Beta Province. 

Virginia, Beta . University of Virginia. 

Virginia, Gamma Randolph-Macon College. 

Virginia, Zeta Washington and Lee University. 

North Carolina, Beta University of North Carolina. 

Kentucky, Alpha Centre College. 


phi Delta "Cbcta. — Beta Provixck. (Continued.) 

Kentucky, Delta Central University. 

Tennessee, Alpha Vanderbilt University. 

Tennessee, Beta University of the South. 

Gamma Province. 

Georgia, Alpha University of Georgia. 

Georgia, Beta Emory College. 

Georgia, Gamma Mercer University. 

Alabama, Alpha University of Alabama. 

Alabama, Beta Alabama Polytechnic Institute. 

Delta Province. 

Mississippi, Alpha University of Mississippi. 

Louisiana, Alpha Tulane University. 

Texas, Beta University of Texas. 

Texas, Gamma Southwestern University. 

Epsilon Province. 

Ohio, Alpha Miami University. 

Ohio, Beta Ohio Wesleyan University. 

Ohio, Ganmia Ohio University. 

Ohio, Delta University of Wooster. 

Ohio, Epsilon Buchtel College. 

Ohio, Zeta Ohio State University. 

Indiana, Alpha Indiana University. 

Indiana, Beta Wabash College. 

Indiana, Gamma Butler Universit3^ 

Indiana, Delta Franklin College. 

Indiana, Epsilon Hanover College. 

Indiana, Zeta De Pauw University. 

Indiana, Theta • Purdue University. 

Michigan, Alpha University of Michigan. 

Michigan, Beta State College of Michigan. 

Michigan, Gamma Hillsdale College. 


phi Delta "Cbcta. (Continued.) 

Zeta Province. 

Illinois, Alpha Northwestern University. 

Illinois, Delta Knox College. 

Illinois, Epsilon Illinois Wesleyan University. 

Illinois, Zeta Lombard University. 

Illinois, Eta University of Illinois. 

Wisconsin, Alpha University of Wisconsin. 

Missouri, Alpha University of Missouri. 

Missouri, Beta Westminster College. 

Missouri, Gamma Washington University. 

Iowa, Alpha Iowa Wesleyan University. 

Iowa, Beta State University of Iowa. 

Minnesota, Alpha University of Minnesota. 

Kansas, Alpha University of Kansas. 

Nebraska, Alpha University of Nebraska. 

California, Alpha University of California. 

California, Beta Leland Stanford, Jr., University. 

Hlumni Chapters. 

Atlanta, Ga. 
Nashville, Tenn. 
Richmond, Va. 
Boston, Mass. 
New York, N. Y. 
Pittsl)urg, Pa. 
Philadelphia, Pa. 
Baltimore, Md. 
Washington, D. C. 
Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Akron, Ohio. 
Cleveland, Ohio. 
Indianapolis, Ind. 
Chicago, 111. 
Galesburg, 111. 
Kansas City, Mo. 
St. Louis, Mo. 
Minneapolis and 
St. Paul, Minn, 
Salt Lake Citv, Utah. 

Denver, Col. 
San Francisco, Cal 
Los Angeles, Cal. 
Spokane, Wash. 
Montgomery, Ala. 
Selma, Ala. 
Birmingham, Ala. 
Mobile, Ala. 
Franklin, Ind. 
Louisville, Kv. 


3cta Cl^^ptcr 

(pbi Delta CbctJu) 


fratrcs in Urbc. 

William Edwards Headen, M.D., Wescott Roberson, A.B., '96. 

fratrcs in Clniversitate. 


Clarence Joseph Rhea. 


Class of JNTincty-etght. 

Charles Hughes Johnston, Stephen White Kenxev, 

Edward Stephenson Askew. 

Class of f^incty-niiic. 

Robert Gillam Kittrell, Robert Alonzo Winston. 

John Donnelly, Frederick Geer Patterson. 


Sigtna ]NJu. 


Chapter List. 

Division I. Inspector, Rudolph Bumgardner, Staunton, Va. 

Beta, S. E. Bradshaw, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 
Delta, E. W. Screven, South Carolina College, Columbia, S. C. 
Lambda, W. W. Whitside, Washington and Lee, Lexington, Va. 
Psi, Theo. F. Kluttz, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
Beta Tau, Charles Pearson, North Carolina A. & M., Raleigh, N. C. 

Division IL Inspector, J. A. Burdeau, 1114 St. Charles avenue. New 
Orleans, La. 

Iota, R. J. Prowell, Howard College, East Lake, Ala. 

Theta, Vernon Hope, University of Alabama, University P. O., Ala. 

Upsilon, A. E. Ammerman, 2503 White's avenue. University of Texas, 

Austin, Texas. 
Phi, D. Arrighi, University of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, La. 
Beta Phi, Jas. A. Burdeau, 11 14 St. Charles avenue, Tulane University, 

New Orleans, La. 
Beta Theta, F. W. Hare, Alabama A. & M., Auburn, Ala. 

Division III. Inspector, R. E. Fort, Medical Department Vanderbilt Uni- 
versity, Nashville, Tenn. 

Zeta, T. H. Pickels, Central University, Richmond, Ky. 
Sigma, W. G. Dinning, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. 
Omicron, E. P. Dargan, Bethel College, Russellville, Ky. 

Division IV. Inspector, J. E. Bishop, 178 La Clede Building, Cor. Fourth 
and Olive streets, St. Louis, Mo. 

Nu, F. R. Whitzell, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kas. 
Rho, John L. Plowman, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. 




%i m^:^ 

'~-*.t: »',..-^i 

Sigma ]Vu. — Division IV. (Continued.) 

Beta Xi, J. H. Coleman, VVm. Jewell College, Liberty, Mo. 
Beta Lambda, Ira Richardson, Central College, Fayette, Mo. 
Beta Mu, C. W. Startsman, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. 

Division V. Inspector, G. H. Chasmar, 187 Carlton avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Pi, S. B. Merrill, Sigma Nu House, Lehigh University, South Bethle- 
hem, Pa. 

Division VI. Inspector, W. L. Kemp, 611 Gould Building, Atlanta, Ga. 

Eta, George M. Moore, Mercer University, Macon, Ga. 
Kappa, B. P. Gaillard, North Georgia College, Dahlonega, Ga. 
Mu, M. W. Peacock, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. 
Xi, A. B. Cruselle, Emory College, Oxford, Ga. 

Division VII. Inspector, H. P. Junk, iioi Wyandotte Building, Columbus, 

Beta Beta, L. G. Deerhake, De Pauw University, Greencastle, Ind. 
Beta Zeta, Frank E. Bates, Purdue University, La Fayette, Ind. 
Beta Upsilon, G. H. Likert, Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terre Haute, Ind. 
Beta Eta, George M. Cook, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Ind. 
Beta Iota, A. H. Wilson, Mt. Union College, Alliance, Ohio- 
Beta Nu, F. D. ConnoUey, University of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio. 
Delta Theta, Oluf Tandberg, Lombard University, Galesburg, 111. 
Beta Pi, John P. Mentzer, 5744 Monroe avenue, Sigma Nu House, L^ni- 

versity of Chicago, Chicago, 111. 
Gamma Gamma, R. E. Horton, Albion College, Albion, Mich. 

Division VIII. Inspector, F. V. Keesling, Stanford, Cal. 

Beta Chi, F. V. Keesling, Leland Stanford, Jr., Univ., Palo Alto, Cal. 
Beta Psi, John Bush Baird, Lhiiversity of California, Berkeley, Cal. 
Gamma Chi, Arthur Calhoun, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash. 

Sub rosa, 3 ; dead, 9 ; total, 48. 


•n ^ 

(Sigma )Vu.) 

fratcr in facultatc. 

William Robert Webb, A.B. 

fratrcs in Universitatc. 

Henry Butler. 


Joel Whitaker. 


Class of JVincty-scvcn, 

Burton Craige, Theo. Franklin Kluttz, Jr. 

Class of )Vincty-cigbt. 
Archibald Henderson, Stuart Carr. 

Class of JHincty-nitic. 
Julius Alexander Caldwell, Francis William Coker. 



Publications — Sigma Chi Quarterly and S. X. Bulletin (Secret). 

Chapter Roll. 

Alpha Miami University, Ohio. 

Gamma Wesleyan University, Ohio. 

Epsilon Columbia Uni\'ersity, District of Columbia. 

Zeta Washington and Lee University, Virginia. 

Eta University of Mississippi. 

Theta Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania. 

Kappa Bucknell University, Pennsylvania. 

Lambda University of Indiana. 

Tau Roanoke, Va. 

Mu Denison University, Ohio. 

Xi De Pauw University, Indiana. 

Omicrou Dickinson College, Pennsyhania. 

Rho Butler University, Indiana. 

Chi Hanover University, Indiana. 

Psi L^niversity of Virginia. 

Omega Northwestern University, Illinois. 

Alpha Alpha Hobart College, New York. 

Gamma Gamma Randolph-Macon College, Virginia. 

Delta Delta Purdue University, Indiana. 

Zeta Zeta Centre College, Kentucky. 

Zeta Psi • University of Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Eta Eta Dartmouth College, New Hampshire. 

Kappa Kappa University of Illinois. 

Phi Phi University of Pennsylvania. 

Mu Mu University of West Virginia. 

Lambda Lambda Kentucky State College. 


Nu Nu Columbia College, New York. 

Sigma Sigma Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia. 

Delta Chi Wabash College, Indiana. 

Theta Theta University of Michigan. 

Alpha Beta University of California. 

Alpha Gamma University of Ohio. 

Alpha Epsilon University of Nebraska. 

Alpha Zeta Beloit College, Wisconsin. 

Alpha Theta Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Alpha Iota Illinois Wesleyan University. 

Alpha Lambda University of Wisconsin. 

Alpha Nu University of Texas. 

Alpha Xi University of Kansas. 

Alpha Omicron Tulane University, Louisiana. 

Alpha Pi Albion College, Michigan. 

Alpha Rho Leh'gh University, Pennsylvania. 

Alpha Sigma • University of Minnesota. 

Alpha Tau University of North Carolina. 

Alpha Upsilon University of Southern California. 

Alpha Phi Cornell University, New York. 

Alpha Chi Pennsylvania State College. 

Alpha Psi Vanderbilt University, Tennessee. 

Alpha Omega Leland Stanford University, California. 

Hlumni Chapters. 

Alpha Springfield, Ohio. Theta Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Beta Montgomery, Ala. Iota Indianapolis, Ind. 

Gamma .... New York, N. Y. Omega Chicago, 111. 

Delta Philadelphia, Pa. Epsilon . . . Washington, D. C. 

Eta Lafayette, Ind. Zeta Louisville, Ky. 











w <? 

(Sigma Cbi.) 


Colors — Blue and Gold. 

Class of JSiticty-seven. 

Allen Howard Edgerton. 

Class of JViticty-cigbt. 

Edward Jenner Wood, Willlxm David Simpson. 

Class of Nincty-tiinc. 

Edward Clemmons McEachern, Lewis Edward Hall. 


John Roy Williams, George Hughes Kirbv, 

Charles O'Hagan. 



Colors — OiA) Gold, Peacock Blue and Maroon. 

Flower : Lily of the X'alley. 

Journal : T//c Caducens. 

Chapter Roll. 

Gamma . , State University, Baton Rouge, La. 

Delta , . . .,^ Davidson College, Davidson, N. C. 

Epsilon Centenary College, Jackson, La. 

Zeta L'niversity of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 

Eta .... • Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Va. 

Theta Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn. 

Iota Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas. 

Kappa Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. 

Lambda University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. 

Mu Washington and Lee LIniversity, Lexington, Va. 

Nu William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va. 

Xi University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark. 

Pi Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa. 

Sigma Tulane University, New Orleans, La. 

Tau Lhiiversity of Texas, Austin, Texas. 

Upsilon Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, \'a. 

Phi Southwestern Presbyterian LIniversity, Clarksville, Tenn. 

Chi Purdue Lhiiversity, Lafayette, hid. 

Psi Maine State College, Orono, Me. 

Omega University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. 



Kappa Sigma. (Continued.) 

Chi Omega South Carolina College, Columbia, S. C. 

Eta Prime Trinity College, Durham, N. C. 

Alpha Beta Mercer University, Macon, Ga. 

Alpha Gamma University of Illinois, Champaign, 111. 

Alpha Delta Pennsylvania State College, State College, Pa. 

Alpha Epsilon University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Alpha Zeta University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 

Alpha Eta Columbian University, Washington, D. C. 

Alpha Theta Southwestern Baptist University, Jackson, Tenn. 

Alpha Iota U.S. Grant University, Athens, Tenn. 

Alpha Kappa Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. 

Alpha Lambda University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt. 

Alpha Mu University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Alpha Nu Wofford College, Spartanburg, S. C. 

Alpha Xi Bethel College, Russellville, Ky. 

Alpha Omicron Kentucky University, Lexington, Ky. 

Alpha Pi Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind. 

Alpha Rho Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me. 

Alpha Sigma Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. 

Alpha Tau Georgia Technology School, Atlanta, Ga. 

Alpha Upsilon Millsap's College, Jackson, Miss. 

Alpha Phi Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. 


State Hssociations. 


North Carolina. 



Hlumni Chapters. 

Yazoo City, Miss. 
Indianapolis, Ind. 
Concord, N. C. 

Pittsburg, Pa. 
Philadelphia, Pa. 
New York, N. Y. 
Chicago, 111. 

Dallas, Texas. 
New Orleans, La. 
Houston, Texas. 


Hlpba )VIu Chapter. 

(Kappa Sigma.) 


Hctivc JMcmbersbip. 


Percy Moreau Thompson, 
John Mayo Sherrod. 


Edgar Roland Hart. 

Class of ]Viticty-cigbt. 

Pleasant Daniel Gold, Jr. 

Class of ]\inctccn r)undred. 

Graham Woodard. 


pi Kappa Hlpba. 


Colors — Old Gold and Garnet. 

Chapter Roll. 

Alpha University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 

Beta Davidson College, Davidson, N. C. 

Gamma William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va. 

Zeta University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. 

Theta Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, Tenn. 

Iota Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Va. 

Mu \ . Presbyterian College of South Carolina, Clinton, S. C. 

Nu Wofiford College, Spartanburg, S. C. 

Omicron Richmond College, Richmond, \'a. 

Xi .South Carolina College, Columbia, S. C. 

Pi Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. 

Rho . Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn. 

Sigma Vanderbilt University, Nash\'ille, Tenn. 

Tau University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Upsilon ■ . . Alabama A. and M. College, Auburn, Ala. 

Phi Roanoke College, Salem, Va. 

Hlumni Chapters. 

Alpha Richmond, Va. Delta Charleston, S. C. 

Beta -Memphis, Tenn. Gamma . . . Lewisburg, W. Xa. 


(pi Kappa Hlpba.) 

Hctivc JMcmbcrs. 

Class of ^97. 
Joe S. Wray. 

Class of '98. 
F. Oscar Carver, Oscar M. Suttle. 



Sopbomorc fv^tcvmty of Cbeta jNJu Gpsilon. 


Chapter Rolt 

Alpha Wesleyan University, Middletovvn, Conn. 

Beta Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y. 

Gamma Union College, Schenectady, N. Y. 

Delta Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. 

Epsilon University of Rochester, Rochester, N. Y. 

Zeta University of California, Berkeley, Cal. 

Eta Madison University, Hamilton, N. Y. 

Theta Kenyon College, Gambler, Ohio. 

Iota Adelbert College, East Cleveland, Ohio. 

Kappa Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y. 

Kappa 2d . . . ■ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N. Y. 

Lambda Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. 

Mu Stevens Institute, Hoboken, N. J. 

Nu Lafayette College, Easton, Pa. 

Xi Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. 

Omicron Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N. J. 

Pi Pennsylvania State College, State College, Pa. 

Upsilon University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 

Pi 2d Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. 

Omega Alleghany College, Meadville, Pa. 

Rho Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa. 

Sigma Woostcr University, Wooster, Ohio. 

Phi Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. 

Psi University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Chi University of City of New York, New York, N. Y. 

Northwestern University, Evanston, 111. 

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. 

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. 

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn, 


(Cbcta r^u Gpsiloti.) 

Class of jSincty-scvcn. 

John Hawkins Andrews, Burton Craige, 

Arthur Williams Belden, Ferdie Badger Johnson, 

William Donald Carmichael, Jr. Adolphus Williamson Man(;um, 

Class of jVincty-cigbt. 

Calvert Rogers Dey, Charles Stuart Carr, 

Francis Asbury Gudger, Percy Wood McMullan, 

Richard Smith Busbee, Francis Owington Rogers, 

Robert Edward Follin, Jones M. Fuller, 

Thomas Norfleet Webb, Richard Henry Lewis, 

Harry Steers Lake, James Webb. 

Class of Ninety-nine. 

M Z : 

■ y 4=5 

A ? 19 ?•• .-. 



14 A cos B 

9 h w+^^„ J, 



Cbe Gorgon's Read. 



Fletcher Hamilton Bailey, Joel Whitaker, Jr., 

Arthur Williams Belden, Richard Smith Busbee, 

Darius Eatman, Robert Edward Follin, 

Ralph Henry Graves, Edward Kidder Graham, 

Samuel Selden Lamb, Richard Henry Lewis, Jr., 

Percy Du Ponceau Whitaker. 


O^der of Gimghouls. 


Jlysg-hucyh Solf hucyh 
Hyda yfwy rrai uprr wv. 
Zpzy nvxz gegcyh rrv ypzy 
Ov ycwdl Ifxl wa slpzvvnv 
Oy wa rakvi rnee ubmzej 

Evars rihwa. 

— Valmar VIII. 


Wm. Doxald Carmichael, Jr., '97 R- 

Burton Craige, '97 K. D. S. 

S. Browne Shepherd, '97 ]\\ S. S. 

George P. Butler K. M. K. 


126 Chas. Baskerville, Assista7it Professor of Chemistry. 
154 Wm. R. Webb, Instrtictor in English. 

Chas. S. Mangum, Professor of Physiology and Materia Medica. 

164 Calvert R. Dey, '98. 168 Thomas Norfleet Webb, '98. 

165 Francis Gudger, '98. 169 James Webb, '98. 

166 Chas. Stuart Carr, '98. Ben E. Stanley, '96. 


Arthur W. Belden, 
Burton Craige, 

Richard S. Busbee, 
Stuart Carr, 
Calvert R. Dey, 
Robert R. Follin, 
Joseph Graham, 
T. Norfleet Webb, 

C. Skinner Alston, 
Marsden Bellamy, 
Cameron B. Buxton, 
Armistead Burwell, 
John R. Carr, 
Julian S. Carr, Jr., 


Class of Niticty-scvcn. 

Adolphus W. Mangum. 
Class of Nincty-cigbt. 

Ralph H. Graves, 
Ferdinand B. Johnson, 

Francis A. Gudger, 
Harry S. Lake, 
Richard H. Lewis, Jr., 
Percy W. McMullan, 
Frank O. Rogers, 
James Webb, Jr. 

Class of Ninety-mtie. 

Milton C. Elliott, 
Junius D. Grimes, 
Charles G. Hill, 
Edward M. Land, 
A. Clinton Miller, 
Edmund V. Patterson, 

Geo. D. Vick. 


Jones Fuller. 


Joel D. Whitaker. 


Wm. Dempsie Grimes. 



Charles S. Venable, 

Joel D. Whitaker. 

Class of JVincty-scvcti. 

Wm. Donald Carmichael, Jr., Burton Craige, 

Arthur W. Belden. 

Class of jSincty-eigbt. 

Richard S. Busbee, 
Calvert Rogers Dey, 
Robert E. Follin, 
Jones Fuller, 

T. N. WEBii. 

Stuart Carr, 
Francis A. Gudger, 
Percy W. McMullan, 
J. Webb, Jr., 

E. V. Patterson, 

Class of ISiticty-ninc. 

C. B. Buxton. 

M. C. Elliott, 


^hc Xyi^Uctxc S^^ci^ty. 

F(JUNDED IN 1795. 

Color — Blue. 

Motto — Love of Virtue and Science. 

Society meets every Saturday night. 


Allen, A. T. , 



Andrews, I. E. 

D., Fletcher, 


Andrews, J., 

Graham, E. K., 






Henderson, A., 


Bagwell, R. M. 

Hardin, W. R., 










Smith, D. B., 


Johnston, C. H. 

Smith, E. N., 


Kluttz, T. F., 

Smith, W. A. 


Kluttz, W., 


Coker, F. W , 


Smith, D. W., 

Coxe, F. J., 



Cox, W. 0., 

Lockhart, G. B., 



Lockhart, J. A., 










Williams, J. S 


Myers, W. S., 

Wilson, W. S. 




Whitlock, Wa 

Iker, J. M. 


'C^c pbilanthropic Society, 


Color — White. 

Motto — Virtiu\ Liberty and Scieyice. 

Society meets every Salurday night. 








Best, B., 








Clark, K.. 

Connor, R., 








Smith, J. M. 



liest, C, 




Moize, E. N. 















Canada, P., 


Connor, H. G., 






Harris, S., 



Howard, L, 


Parker, J. D., 

Lane, C, 


Parker, D. P., 

Newby, O., 















Wright, R., 



Wright, T., 




Howard, W., 





Collins, C. W., 







Cbe Shakespeare Q,luh. 


Dr. Thos. Hume . • Presideiit. 

Samuel May, A.B \lce- President. 

W. R. Webb, A.B Secretary. 

R. H. Sykes Treasurer. 

Some of the papers read during 1896-7 were : 
" Did Voltaire Understand Shakespeare? ' ' — Prof. May. 
" Metre in the Mystery and MoraHty Plays." — W. S. Myers. 
" EYolution of the Drama." — T. F. Kluttz. 
"Dramatic Irony in Richard III."^T. L. Wright. 
"Some Marlowesque Features in Richard III." — D. Eatman. 
"Wars of the Roses : Their X'icissitudes and Great Leaders." — R. V. 

" Women of Part III of Henrv VI."— P. T. Cheek. 


^hc philological Clvjb. 


Prof. Karl P. HARRiNtnoN President. 

Dr. Francis K. Ball Vz'ce- Preside fiL 

Prof. Walter D. Toy Secretary and Treasurer. 

The following are some of the papers read during the past year : 
" Latin i-Stems of the Reduced Nominative.'' — Dr. Linscott. 
"The Earliest Printed Translation of ' De Imitatione Christ!'." — Dr. 

" The Liberty Idea in ' Die Rauber'.' ' — Professor Toy. 

" Is the Plot of First Importance in ' Adam Bede ' ? " — Prof. May. 

"The Lay of Hnaef : A Study in the Primitive Epic." — W.J. Horney. 

"The Birth Year of Tibulius." — Prof Harrington. 

" How to Use ' Die Hamburgische Dramaturgie '." — Prof Toy. 

" Unity of Time and Place in ' Le Cid '.' ' — Prof. May. 

" On Two Verses of Tibulius. " — Prof. Harrington. 


€^Usba Mitchell Scientific Society. 


Dr. R. H. Whitehead President. 

Dr. H. V. Wilson Vice-President. 

Dr. F. p. Venable Secretary and Treasurer. 

Dr. Charles Basker\ille Corrcspo7iding Secretary. 

The following papers, which have been read before the Society during 
1S96-7, will serve to indicate the character of the work done : 

"Some Highway Bridges." — Prof. Cain. 

" Mica and Mica Deposits in North Carolina." — Prof Holmes. 

"The Buffalo Meeting of the American Association for the Advance- 
ment of Science." — Dr. X'enable. 

"Some Missing Links." — Prof. Cobb. 

" Development of Nerve Fibers."— -Dr. Wilson. 

"Some Additions to Chapel Hill Minerals." — Prof. Cobb. 

"U. S. Survey Methods in North Carolina." — Prof Butler. 


North OroUna historical Society. 


Kemp P. Battle, LL.D Piesident. 

Geo. T. Winston, LL.D First Vice-President. 

E. A. Alderman, D.C.L Second I'ice- President. 

W. C. Smith Secretary. 

A few of the papers recently read : 

"A Review of the Letters of VVm. Hooper." — R. H. Graves. 

" First Chapter of the History of the University of North CaroHna." — 
Dr. Battle. 

"The Part taken by North Carolina Troops in the First Day's Fight at 
Gettysburg." — R. V. Whitener. 

"The Part taken by North Carolina Troops in Battle of Seven Pines, or 
Fair Oaks." — J. D. Lentz. 


Cbc ObUosophical Club. 


H. G. CoxxoR, Jr President. 

Burton Crai(;e Vice-President. 

Theo. F. Ki.utt/. Secretary and Treasurer. 

The Philosophical Club was organized in 1896, for the purpose of stimu- 
lating and encouraging original thought in Philosophy. 

At each meeting two papers are read upon some subject, representing the 
two conflicting ideas, followed by a general discussion in which all are invited 
to take part. The following papers will illustrate the nature of the work 
done in the Philosophical Club : 

"Mathematical Knowledge is merely a matter of Perception of Rela- 
tions." — S. B. Shepherd. 

"Mathematical Knowledge involves Pure Reasoning. " — T. L. Wright. 


(Hlpba Cbcta pbi.) 

Alpha Theta Phi was founded in 1S94, by H. C. Tohnan, Ph.D., now Professor of 
Greek in Vanderbilt University. Its purpose is "to stimulate and increase a desire for 
sound scholarship." 


Burton Craige, '97 Preside?//. 

W. H. McNairv, '97 Secretary. 



Chas. Baskerville. 


R. E. Coker, W. C. .Smith, W. R. Webb, G. H. Kirby. 


A. T. Allen, Burton Craige, D. Eatman, R. H. Graves, 

Cobb Lane, W. H. McNairy, J.S.Williams. 


C. S. Carr, P. H. Eley, E. K. Graham, H. P. Harding, 

A. Henderson, R. H. Lewis, Jr. 

fjoncrary Members. 

Prof. K. P. Harrington, Dr. Linscott. 



j. H. Andrews President. 

C. R. Dey Vice-President. 

R. i:. FoLLiN Secretary. 

M. C. Elliott Treasttrer. 


dniversity German Qiub. 

German, October 12, 1896. 

Wm. D. Carmichael. Jr., Leader. 
C. R. Dev and F. A. Gud(;er, Floor Managers. 

6crman, jfanuary 29, 1897. 

F. A. GuDCiER, Leader. 
R. S. BusBEE and Joxes Fuller, Floor Managers. 

German, february 26, 1897. 

j. H. Andrews, Leader. 
H. S. Lake and R. E. Follin, Floor Managers. 

C. S. Alston, 
|. H. Andrews, 
M. Bellamy, Jr., 
W. J. Bellamy, 

A. W. Belden, 
R. S. Busbee, 
C. B. Buxton, 
J. P. Bunn, 

W. D. Carmichael, Jr., 

B. Craige, 

J. S. Carr, Jr., 
H. C. Cowles, Jr., 

C. R. Dey, 

J. Hayes, 

Chas. Baskerville, 
Samuel May, 


M. C. Elliott, 
R. E. Follin, 
J. Fuller, 
R. H. Graves, 
F. A. Gudger, 
J. D. Grimes, 
P. A. Gorrell, 
F. J. Haywood, Jr., 
R. Harris, Jr., 
W. C. Harris, 
C. G. Hill, 
A. Henderson, 
W. S. Howard, 

W. H, 

honorary Members. 

W. L. Kluttz, Jr., 
H. S. Lake, 
E. M. Land, 

E. V. Patterson, 

F. M. Pinnix, 

G. B. Pond, 

F. O. Rogers, 
S. B. Shepherd, 

G. D. Vick, 

C. S. Venable, Jr., 
T. Webb, 
J. Webb, Jr., 
P. D. Whitaker, 
Borden, Jr. 

Geo. P. Butler, 
Chas. S. Mangum. 



X)r§d)|iY a^io>\S--^ 


'^hc Musical 0'*3anizations. 

ALTHOUGH musical entertainments had been given now and then by 
crowds of students at the U. N. C. for a long while, it was not until 
the Fall of 1891 that any regularly organized and well trained club 
appeared on the scene. At this time Prof Karl P. Harrington, himself an 
enthusiastic musician, recognizing the fact that there was some vocal talent in 
College, consented to act as musical director, and as a result the first Glee 
Club was organized. T. M. Lee was chosen leader, and Howard E. Rond- 
thaler, business manager. By hard and steady practice the Club was enabled, 
on January 22, 1892, to give its first concert. This was in the University 
Chapel, but such was the success of the Club at home, that quite an extensive 
tour ot the State was soon taken. By a combination of happy circumstances 
these concerts became at once popular, and the fame of this first Glee Club 
has hardly been surpassed by any of its successors. 

But one has only to compare the first program with some of those since 
rendered to see that there has been a steady growth, both in the quality and 
originality of the work done. Instead of " Ching-a-Ling '" and "Johnny 
Schmoker,'' we find in the second year such selections as Liszt's " Weimer 
People's Song," Abt's "Good Night, Beloved," etc. This improvement in 
the nature of the selections has continued until, at present, only a high grade 
of music is used. At various times the Club has been fortunate enough to 
secure original productions from the pen of Prof. Harrington. The "Cradle 
Song," now known throughout the whole country, and " Peter, the Pumpkin 
Eater," were first sung by the L^. N. C. Glee Club. Other compositions by 
home talent have appeared, among which may be mentioned the " Song of 
the A. B.," written by Mr. E. P. Williard, and set to music by Prof Har- 

The need of instrumental music had, however, been felt from the first, 
and, hence, the advent in 1895 of the Mandolin Club, under the leadership 
of Mr. L. M. Bristol, was welcomed with joy. A Banjo Club was organized 
the same year, with Mr. H. S. Lake as leader. Thus the Glee Club, by 
having only a portion of the program to prepare, could do its part better, 
while at the same time greater variety and interest were given to the concerts, 
(iraziani's " Nuit d'Amour, " and the "Weber Mazurka" will serve to 
indicate the character of the selections rendered by the Mandolin and Banjo 
Clubs. The former leaders of the Glee Club were T. M. Lee, Hunter L. 
Harris, E. P. Williard, and Chas. Roberson : of the Mandolin Club, L. M. 
Bristol and C. R. Dey. 


CI. )V. C 6lcc and jMandolin Clubs. 

Ralph H. Graves, Ma7iagcr. 

Glee Club. 

Professor K. P. Harrington Musical Director. 

Darius Eatman Leader. 

f^irst Ccnors. 
F. A. Gudger, 
J. D. Lentz, 
C. S. Mangum. 

Second Cenors. 

D. Eatman, 
W. S. Myers, 

E. S. Askew. 

f^irst Basses. 

H. Meredith, 
F. W. Coker, 
J. K. Pfohl. 

Second Basses. 
W. W. Boddie, 
H. Anderson, 
E. T. Boykin. 

IMandoUn Club. 

Edmund V. Patterson Leader. 

■first IVIandoUns. 

E. V. Patterson, 
M. C. Elliott, 
W. S. Myers, 
C. R. Dey. 

Second Mandolins. 

R. G. Davis, 
L. V. Branch. 


W. S. Howard, 
F. A. Gudger, 
J. A. Caldwell, 
H. S. Lake, 
D. F. Richardson. 


H. C. Cowles. 


J. K. Pfohl. 

Schedule of Concerts for i896-'97. 

Metropolitan Opera House, Raleigh, N. C January 4th, 1897. 

Burwell Hall, Henderson, N. C " 5th, 

Town Hall, Tarboro, N. C " 6th, 

Y. M. C. A. Auditorium, Norfolk, Va " jth^ 

City Hall Theatre, SuflToIk, Va " 8th' 

Opera House, Wilson, N. C " gth, 

Gerrard Hall, Chapel Hill, N. C " 2^\\\ 

Opera House, Durham, N. C February 19th, 

Armory Hall, Winston, N. C April 19th, 

Academy of Music, Danville, Va " 20th, 

Mozart Academy, Richmond, Va " 21st, 

Opera House, Reidsville, N. C " 22d, 

Academy of Music, Greensboro, N. C " 23d, 

Gerrard Hall, Chapel Hill, N. C June 2d, 



part I. 

1. A Song lor Carolina Thomas. 

TiiK Glee Cur. 

2. Oriental Echoes Rosev. 

The Mandolin Club. 

3. Quartette— My Love BartlcU. 

Messrs. Gidger, EAT^LVN, Pfohl and Anderson. 

My love, all charms thy face adoni, 

The flush of youth is on thy face. 
1 see at eve, and every morn, 

Some fresh memorials of thy grace. 
Thy step is light, and brisk, and free. 

Thine eye is clear, sincere thy tone. 
Thy voice, my love, enchanteth me. 

And I am charmed by thee alone. 
No phantom shape I vainly chase; 

Endures thy love, though seasons roll; 
Nor shall the years my own efface. 

It lives, the passion of my soul 

4. Flute Solo — \'ariations on A Familiar Air 

Mr. Pfohl. 

5. A Lover's Complaint Glanville. 

The Glee Chi;. 

6. Espanita Waltz Roscy. 

The Mandolin Club. 

7. Only a Bow of Ribbon (Words by W. S. Myers '97 ) Schoomnakcr. 

Mr. Gudger and the Glee Club. 

part II. 

1. Gallant Knights Leipzigcr. 

The I\L\ndolin Club 

2. There Was a Man of Thessaly IMcDougall. 

The Glee Club. 

There was a man of Thessaly, and he was wondrous wise. 
He jumped into a bramble bush and scratched out both his eyes. 
And when he saw his eyes were out, with all his might and main. 
He jumped into another bush and scratched them in again. 

3. Flute and Violin Duet (Selected) 

Messrs. Pfohl and Cowles. 

4. Solo — Bid Me to Love D' Auvcrgne Barnard. 

Mr. Eatim.^n. 

5. Standard- Bearer March Isetibart/i. 

The Mandolin Club. 

6. The Grasshopper — A Tragic Cantata /luies Randolpli. 



Professor F. K. Baf^i. | 

Mr. Samuel May j 

Ralph H. Graves Manager. 

Charles G. Hili Stage Manaoer. 

''8bc Stoops to Conquer/' 

Cast of Characters. 

Sir Charles Marlow Arthur VV. Belden. 

Young Marlow Ralph H. Graves. 

Hardcastle Peter A. Gorrell. 

Tony Lumpkin Frank O. Rogers. 

Hastings Francis A. Gudger. 

Stingo (Landlord) Richard S. Busbee. 

Diggory Richard S. Busbee. 

Simon Calvert R. Dey. 

Roger Arthur W. Belden. 

Mat Muggins Arthur W. Belden. 

Tom Twist Alfred R. Berkeley. 

Jack Slang Calvert R. Dey. 

Jeremy Richard S. Busbee. 

Miss Hardcastle James Webb, Jr., Jr. 

Miss Neville Isaac Harris. 

Maid Alfred R. Berkeley. 

Mrs. Hardcastle T. NorHeet Webb. 



C. H. Johnston President. 

P. H. Elev Vice-Presidc7it. 

F. W. CoKER Corresponding Secretary. 

J. K. Pfohe Recording Secretary. 

\\^ E. Cox Treasure) . 




i l..).ll,,l, ii / W . i U i |l l l»ll|,.j,. i | i || l |. | , | |lli|. i Llj)lHJl,) i l lil lUI| IH I)- l ,..|i], i J iii , ]iii III I. 

C'^ Ralcigb Club. 



•pall Ccrm. 

P. U. Whitakkk President. 

W. G. Haywood Vice-President. 

R. H. Lkwis, Jr Secretary. 

J. M. Fuller Treasurer. 

Spring Ccrtn. 

R. S. BusBEE President. 

J. D. Whitaker I'ice-President. 

]. S. McKee Secretary. 

J. M. Fuller Treasurer. 

y. H. Andrews Toast Master. 

P. D. Whitaker, 
W. (j. Haywood, 
R. S. Busbee, 
(;. H. Kirby, 
J. D. Whitaker, 


R. H. Lewis, Jr 
Jones Fuller, 
J. H. Andrews, 
Jack Hayes, 
J. S. McKee, 
J. M. Hayes, 

F. J. Haywood, Jr., 
J. D. Grimes, 
S. B. Shepherd, 
C. B. Denson, Jr., 
W. H Bagley. 


C. G. Hill President. 

F. A. GuDGER Vice-President. 

B. L. Edwards Secretary and Treasurer. 


A. T. Bitting, B. L. Edwards, S. Honneycutt, 
P. C. Collins, P. A. Gorrell, P. M. Thoi|npson, 

B. Craige, F. A. Gudger, W. S. Vaughn, 
J. A. Duguid, C. G. Hill, P. C. Whitlock, 



Colors — Purple and Old Gold. 


Burton Craice President. 

C. S. Carr Vice-President. 

J. S. Carr. Jr Secretary and Treasurer. 

Jones Fuller Toast Master. 


Belden, Collins, Harris, W., Moore. 

Bellamy, M., Craige, Kluttz, W. L., Rogers, 

Bellamy, W., Eatman, Lipscomb, Shuford, 

Carr, C. S., Fuller, Lamb, Turner, 

Carr, J. R., Howard, W. S., McKee, Vick, 

Carr, j. S., Jr., Harris, R., Pollock, Woodard. 

Pinnix, Stanley. 

Rotiorary Member. 

Dr. R. H. Whitehead. 

^antops Club* 

"^cU — Sizzle ! Dizzle I Razzle ! Dazzle ! 
Sis ! Boom ! Bah ! 
Pantops ! Pantops ! 
Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! 

Colors — Scarlet and Black. 

Motto — iWisi Dens fi iisira. 


W. J. Bellamy President. 

F. B. Johnson Vice-President. 

M. C. Elliott Secretary ayid Treasurer. 

Louis Hall Histoiian. 

Thos. Hi'MK, Jr Secretary of Foreign Missions. 

C. S. X'enable, Jr Toast A/aster. 


Class Nincty-scvcn. 

F. B. Johnson. 

Class Niticty-ntnc. 

Thos. Hume, Jr. Louis Hall. 

Law. McdicinG. 

W. J. Bellamy. C. S. \'lnable, Jr. 


M. C. Elliott. 


Colors — Maroon and White. 


R. E. FoLLiN Prcsidoil 

P. A. GoRRELL First Vice-President. 

G. R. SwiNK Second Vice-President. 

J. K. Pfohl Secretary and Treasurer. 

F. H. Bailey Historian. 

C. G. Hill Orator. 

B. L. Edwards Prophet. 

G. B. Pond Janitor. 


F. H. Bailey, 

F. W. Miller, 
R. E. Follin, 
J. K. Pfohl, 

E. V. Patterson, 

G. B. Pond, 

A. C. Miller, 
C. B. Buxton, 
E. A. Lockett, 
P. A. Gorrell, 
G. R. Svvink, 

B. L. Edwards, 

C. G. Hill, 


W. O. Coxe, 
A. T. Bitting-, 
W. S. Vaughn, 
F. J. Rierson, 
H. M. Reynolds, 
W. A. Goslen. 

Wilmington Club* 


M. Bellamy, Jr. 
A. W. Beldex 
E. J. Wood . . 
G. L. Myers . 
M. C. Elliott. 

. . Prcsideyit. 

Vice- President. 

See' V a)id Treas. 

. . Historian . 

. Toast A/aster. 

Ronorary Member. 

Pre.sidext E. a. Alderman. 





Edward Jexner Wood. 


Marsden Bellamy, Jr., 

Lewis Edward Hall, 

Edward Clemmoxs McEacherx, 

Milton Colrtrkiht Elliott, 
John Scarisoroich McEachern, 
Robert Hidex .S^ kes. 

Nineteen Rundrcd. 

Lester \'an Noy Branch, 
Edwix Anderson Metts, 


William James Bellamy. 

Georoe Chadisol rn, 
CjASton Lord Myers. 


Thomas Meares Green. 


Cbc dncle Sam Club. 

Colors — Rp:d, White and 
Motto — '' E phin'luis inia socic/as." 


Calvert Ro(;ers Dev, \':i Presidoit. 

William Starr Myers, Md \lce- President. 

Wm Donald Carmichaee, Jr., S. C Seeretarv. 

Halcott Anderson, Ha Treasurer. 

Calvert Rogers Dey, \'a. 
Harry Steers Lake, N. Y. 
Chas. Scott Venable, Jr., \'u. 
Robert Ervin Coker, S. C. 
Frank W. Coker, S. C. 


George Bahnson Pond, N. V. 

VVm. Starr Myers, xMd. 

Wm. Donald Carniichael, Jr., S. C. 

Halcott Anderson. Fla. 

Lewis Lake Rose, N. J. 

Rotiorary Members. 

Wm. McKinley, Ohio, 
Grover Cleveland, New \'ork, 
Garrett A. Hobart, New Jersey, 
A. E. Stevenson, Illinois. 

Ronorary Managers. 

M. S. Quay, Penns\lvania, 
Mark A. Hanna, Ohio. 

Note — P^ugene V. Debs, Gen. Co.xey, John 
P. Altgeld and Senator Tillman were unani- 
mously ' ' blackballed . ' ' 


X^structors^ and Hssistants^ Club* 


George Phineas Butler Instructor in Mathematics. 

Samuel May Instructor in Modern La^igtiages. 

Henry Farrar Llnscott Instructor in Latin. 

WiLLL\M Robert \Vei!1!, J R histructor in English 

WiLLLAM Cunmx(;ham SMurii Instrmtor in Pedagogy. 

Robert Ekvin Coker Assistant in Biology. 

Arthur W'lLi I AMS Belden Assistant in Chemistry. 

f>onorary Members. 

C. S. Maxoum, 

Chas. Basker\tlle 


Society for the protection of jfilted Gentlemen. 

Motto — '' Beivare of the fair sex.'" 


F. A. GuDGER, " Hero of the Telegram" President. 

F. O. Rogers, "Fellow Sufferer" Mce- President 

R. S. BusBEE, " Has seen better days " Secretary ayid Treasurer. 

H. S. Lake, " It has not been always thus " Judge. 

F. B. Johnson, " We all have 'em" Sheriff. 

Gxamining Cominittcc. 

M. C. Elliott, E. V. Patterson, W. S. Howard. 

This Committee must examine all candidates and approve eligibility 

of same before they can become members. 


F. B. Johnson, A., J. S. Carr, A., W. S. Howard, B., 

A. W. Belden, A., C. Buxton, B., F. O. Rogers, B., 

F. A. Gudger, A., E. V. Patterson. B., P. A. Gorrell, A., 

Jones Fuller, B., R. S. Busbee, A., C. Hill, A., 

H. S. Lake, B., M. C. Elliott, A., C. S. Yenable, B., 

C. R. Dey, A. G. S. Alston, A. 

Applicants for admission must have been jilted three times — -"Au moins." Con- 
solation banquets held first Friday in each month. 


Any member upon becoming engaged must give banquet to Society. 

Any member who by chance should marry must pay $20.00 to Bachelors' Fund. 

Those who pass age of 35 as active members are considered Bachelors. 

Bachelor Metnbers — Messrs. Cain and Toy. 

tJl'OSpective Metnbers (Who will probably be initiated after Commencement)* 
W. D. Carmichael, S. S. Lamb. 

g 135 

QJbcclman's Road I^eaguc. 

CL N. C. Division. 

Prof. J. A. Holmes President. 

Prof. K. P. HARRixcnoN First \'icc- President. 

Dr.W. E. Headen Second Vice-President. 

Prof. G. P. Butler Engineer. 

E.V. Patterson Secretary and Treasurer. 


Prof. J A. Holmes, Prof. Wm. Cain, R. E. Follin, 

Prof. K. P. Harrington, Prof. Sanvl May, R. H. Lewis, 

Prof. G. P. Butler, P. D. Whitaker, E. V. Patterson, 

Dr.W. E. Headen, T. N. Webb, F. O. Rogers, 

Dr. E. A. Alderman, F. H. Bailey, Joseph Graham, 

Dr. F. P.Venable, E. J.Wood, H. M. London, 

Dr. Chas. Baskenille, L.E.Hall, M.C.Elliott, 

Dr. H.V.Wilson, A.C.Miller, G.L.Myers, 

Dr. R.W. Whitehead, F.W.Miller, E. A. Metts, 

Prof. H. H.Williams, J. A. Tate, H. C. Cowles, Jr., 

L. V. Branch. ijjt; 

Cbc Unmrsity press Club. 


Proi-. W. C. SMvni Prcsideyit. 

W. Henry Ba(;lev Vice-President. 

F. A. (jUDciER Secretary and Treasurer. 

GxccutixJC CoTnmittee. 

E. K. Graham, E. S. Askew, E. A. Abernethy, 
J. G. McCoRMicK, R. H. Graves. 


W. J. Bellamy, 

// 'ilmi>igton Star. 
W. Henry Ba(;ley, 

Raleig/i News and Observer. 
Ralph H. Graves, 

I \ N. C. Tar Heel. 


Charlotte Observer. 
Darius Eatman, 

Oxford Ledger. 
P. D. Gold, 

]\'ilso)i Times. 

Red Springs Citizen. 
W.J. Bro(;den, 

Goldsboro Argus. 

F. M. Osr.ORX, 

Charlotte Democrat. 


Ash evil I e Gazette. 

Sanford Express. 
R. G. Davis, 

Henderson Gold Leaf. 
E. S. ASKE\Y, 

Norfolk Landmark. 
Burton Craige, 

/ : N. C. Tar Heel. 
L. F. Butler, 

Raleigh Caucasian. 
E. A. Abernethy, 

Beaufort Herald. 
J. R. Ba(;gett, 

.Sampson Democrat. 
H. ^L London, 

CliatJiam Record. 

R. A. NUNN, 
New Berne J ^aily Journal. 

The University Record, 


The I 'niversity Magazi>ic, 

The Tar Heel. 

U '2 

o = 


^hc Or RecU 



Board of editors, September, '96, to february, '97. 

David B. Smith, Editor-in-Chief. 

E. K. Graham, W. J, Bellamy, 

T. L. Wright, T. T. Candler (W. S. Myers), 

R. H. Graves, S. W. Kenney. 

F. O. Rogers, Business Manager. 

Board of editors, february to ^une, '97. 

Ralph H. Graves (S. S. Lamb), Editor-in-Chief. 

T. L. Wright, P. W. McMullan, 

Burton Craige, W. S. Myers, 

S. S. Lamb (W. H. Bagley), S. W. Kenney. 

F. O. Rogers, Business Manager. 


Officers 102 H""ual Co^i^tticnccmciit, 



E. E. Sams, 

1. E. D. Andrews, 

r. C. Whitlock. 

r. s. busbee, 
r. e. follin, 
Percy Whitaker, 


P. T. Cheek, 
J. M. Carsox, 
P. C. Whitlock. 

Chief Marshal. 

E.J. Wood. 



P. D. Gold, Jr., 
J. G. McCormick, 
F. O. Car\er. 

Chief Ball Manager. 

Cal\ert RociERs Dev 


Marsden Bellamy, Jr., 
T. N. Webb, 
P. A. Gorrell. 



J. D. Parker, 
W. J. Brogden, 
P. D. Gold, Jr. 


Cbe Clnivcrsit7 in HtbUtics. 

THE ATHLETIC life of the University is of comparatively recent incep- 
tion, but its development has been rapid and satisfactory. The year 
1876 marked the first attempt at organized athletic effort, when the 
Athletic Association was established, with Mr. Julian M. Baker, of Tarboro, 
as its first president. Our first gymnasium, now occupied by The Commons, 
was built in 1885 by the Alumni, chiefly, however, through the kindness of 
Dr. R. H. Lewis, of Raleigh. Previous to this time, gymnastic exercises, 
consisting of clubs, bells, rings and horizontal bars, were engaged in, but 
they were given in the open air and were necessarily of a very desultory 

Baseball, fifteen years ago, was a new thing here. Certainly representa- 
tive teams were not thought of, and this sport lacked the stimulus always 
imparted by inter-collegiate games. The first baseball contest was played 
with Bingham's School about ten years ago, and notwithstanding the fact 
that our opponents were victorius, the impetus was given which was to cul- 
minate in our Southern championship team of last Spring. 

Football had a subsequent origin. The initiative in this direction was 
taken by the Sophomore Class team of the University and a similar team 
from Wake Forest. As in baseball, the first game was lost, and Captain 
Bragow had the misfortune to get a leg broken, this being the only serious 
accident that has ever occurred in connection with our athletics. The mod- 
ern game of football was finally introduced in this State, and Mr. Cowan, of 
Princeton, was secured as our first coach. The outlook was indeed promis- 
ing, and it seemed as though we had secured a strong foothold on the grid- 
iron, but in 1889 the Faculty restricted the game to the home grounds, and 
the Trustees went further, and suppressed it altogether. As might have 
been predicted, a period of athletic inertness followed as a result of this 
unwise legislation. In 1890, however, a new champion of athletics appeared 
in the person of Prof. H. H. Williams, who, with the assistance of such mem- 
bers of the student body as Geo. Graham and others, induced the Faculty 
and Trustees to reconsider their former decisions and permit the game 


under Faculty supervision. The present Advisory Committee was inaugu- 
rated with Prof. Williams as the Faculty member. The latter recently gave 
way to Dr. F. P. Yenable, the value of whose services cannot be over- 

In the Spring of iSgr, Mr. Graves, of Yale, was secured as coach, but 
no inter-collegiate games were played that season. Football was not then, 
as now, confined to the Fall term. The baseball nine of this season was 
captained by Perrin Busbee. Trinity was easily defeated, but the first game 
ever played with our Virginia rivals was lost. In the Fall, our first football 
eleven was sent out and met defeat at the hands of Trinity, who at that 
time held the championship of the South. 

In 1892 our teams made much better records in both games. The base- 
ball squad, led by R. H. Johnson, was victorious in one of the Virginia con- 
tests, while in the Fall "the great eleven of '92," of which Mike Hoke was 
the intrepid captain, was developed. This team lost only the championship 
game with Virginia, but was victorious in a subsequent exhibition game 
with our rivals, which took place in Atlanta. 

The year of 1893 was not so encouraging. In baseball we won from 
Vermont, one of the strongest college teams, but performed the customary 
losing act when we stood up before Virginia. The football season of the year 
opened with bright "prospects, but closed very disastrously. Barnard was 
the captain, and the games with Virginia, V. M. I. and Trinity were lost. 
In this season we had the satisfaction of being the first Southern college team 
to appear on a northern gridiron, losing, however, to Lehigh by a handsome 

The following year witnessed a slight advancement. The baseball nine, 
captained by Roberson, divided honors with Virginia, and made a creditable 
showing in the encounter with Yale. Again football stock was quoted as 
unsteady and generally gloomy. Dr. Baskerville yielded to the call of his 
fellow-students and consented to captain the team. The regular game with 
Virginia was lost by a heavy score, but material was developed which was to 
make the successful team of 1895. 

The baseball team of 1S95 was handicapped in its Virginia game on 
account of the adoption of new rules, which excluded Oldham and Stephens. 
The Fall, however, witnessed our red letter football season. Gregory was 
captain, and Trenchard coach. Gregory, Merritt, Wright, Baird, Hurley, 
Collier, White, Whitaker, Moore, Stephens, and Butler, composed the team, 
which defeated everything in the South, except Virginia, and this game was 
properly ours, according to the Virginians' own statements. 


In the Spring of 1896, the baseball team, with Stanly as captain, made 
a great record, and added very materially to our athletic reputation. Not 
content with winning from Virginia, this team defeated all the prominent 
Southern nines, also Yale and Lehigh, at the same time scoring on Princeton. 
The football team of this year was another failure. Captain Wright labored 
against heavy odds, and the record is against us. 

In tennis we have been uniformly successful. In 1894 Messrs. Bryson 
and Bridges defeated Virginia and Richmond College, and made an excellent 
showing against Yale and Princeton in the Inter-Collegiate meet at New 

Golf was inaugurated last year, and a flourishing club exists. Track 
athletics is receiving attention just now. Through the munificence of Mr. 
Lake, of New York, a track has been built, and a team has been in training 
this past Spring. 

Improvements have recently been made in our gymnasium work. About 
two years ago the apparatus was placed in the Memorial Hall, which is more 
commodious than the old one. Improved apparatus is being constant y 
added, and Mr. Mechling gives to the work his unceasing attention. Gym- 
nasium contests are held at stated intervals, and much interest is manifested 
in them. 

This imperfect account of the LIniversity in athletics reveals this fact, that 
in the past we have constantly labored against great odds, and almost unsur- 
mountable difficulties, and that with these removed, as they bid fair to be, 
the future will possess no record for which we may not strive, no success 
which we may not attain. 


Cbc "Varsity VcU. 

Oh, the boatman's song, on the waters blue. 
As he rows along, may be music true ; 
But like ocean rough, in its rythmic swell 
'Gainst a rocky bluff, is the 'Varsity yell, — 

" Rough ! Tough ! 
We are the stuff! 
We play football, 
Never get enough ! " 

Bright nights in June, when dancing feet 

Recall the tune of waltzes sweet ; 

But in review your echoes swell 

More memories true — old 'Varsity yell, — 

"Rah! Rah! Rah! 
White and blue ! 
Vive la ! vive la ! 
N. C. U.!" 

Though merry the sounds of the hunter's horn, 

Or cry of the hounds on a irosty morn, 

The merriest lay that ever yet fell 

Is n't half as gay as the 'Varsity yell, — 

' ' Yackity yack ! 
Hooray ! Hooray ! 
'Var-si-ty ! " 

Now Wagner may be quite the thing. 

And dollars pay Calv^ to sing ; 

But dear to us, while not so swell, 

The cute little "cuss " in the 'Varsity yell, — 

" Hippity huss ! 
Hippily huss ! 
What in the h— 1 
Is the matter with us?" 

The song of a lass is a joyous sound, 
The clink of a glass, as the healths go 'round ; 
But leaving them far, there 's a joyous spell 
Which nothing can mar. in the 'Varsity yell, — 

" Hackie ! Hackie ! Hackie ! 
Sis ! Boom ! Bah ! 
Carolina ! Carolina ! 
145 Rah! Rah! Rah!" 

University H^blctic dissociation, 

W. D. Carmichael, President. 

Burton Craige, Mcc- President. 

A. W. Belden, Secretary and Treasurer. 


R. H. Wricjht, Captaifi Football Team. 

W. D. Carmichael, Manager Football Team. 

F. A. GuDGER, Assistant Manager Football Team. 

B. E. Stanly, Captain Baseball Team. 

W. S. Howard, Manager Baseball Team. 

E. J. Nelsox, Assistant Manager Baseball Team. 

R. H. Wright, Captain Track Team. 

Athletic Advisory Comtnittee : 

Dr. F. p. Venable, Dr. Charles Baskerville, 

W. R. Webb, Jr., W. D. Carmichael, Jr., 

Joel Whitaker. 


'Vai'sity Nine. 

B. E. StAx\LV Captain. 

W. Stamps Howard Manager. 

E. J. Nelson Assistant Manager. 




Bailev, '97 . 


Joel Whitaker, Med. 

. C. F. 



Winston, '99 

I Base. 

J. McKee, 1900 . . . 

. L. F. 



Stanly, Law 

2 Base. 

Rov WiLLL\MS, Med. 




. Belden, '97 

. . S. S. 

A. W. Mangum, '97 . . 




Jc^HNSON, '97 . 

J Base. 

A. H. Hines, 1900 . . 




Rogers, '98 . 

A. Tate, 1900 

J. Haves, 1900 . . . 
.... Pitcher. 


Schedule of Games.— 1 897. 

March 20— Oak Ridge Institute at Chapel Hill. 

March 27— University of Virginia at Chapel Hill. 

April 3— Wake Forest College at Raleigh. 

April 7— Lafayette College at Chapel Hill. 

April 8— Lafayette College at Chapel Hill. 

April 13— University of Pennsylvania at Chapel Hill. 

April 14- -University of Pennsylvania at Greensboro. 

April 17— Lehigh at Chapel Hill. 

April 19— Lehigh at Winston. 

April 20— Yale at Danville. 

April 21 — Princeton at Greensboro. 

April 26— University of Virginia at Charlottesville. 

May I — University of Virginia at Danville. 

May 7 — University of Georgia at Atlanta. 

May 8— University of Georgia at Athens. 



^"V^^sity Qlcvcw of ^p6* 


RoBT. H. Wright, '97 Captain. 

W.M. D. Carmichael, '97 Manager. 

F. A. GuDGER, '98 Assistaiit Manager. 


F. O. Rogers, '98 Right End. 

F. Bennett, 1900 Right Tackle. 

R. M. Ba(;\vell, '99 Right Guard. 

C. C. JovNER, Med Ceyiter. 

E. L. Neville, 1900 Left Gnard. 

R. H. Wright, '97 Left Tackle. 

W.E.White, 1900 Left End. 

T. M. Green, Med Quarter-Back. 

G. P. Butler, Post-Grad Right Half- Back. 

J. D. Whitaker, Med Left Half Back. 

A. W. Belden, '97 Fiill-Back. 


C. E. Best, '98 Left End. 

J. M. Carson, '98 Right Guard. 

F.J. Haywood, '97 Left Half Back. 

R. S. BusBEE, '98 Right Half- Back. 

W. P. M. Turner Left Tackle. 

Record of 'Varsity Eleven. 

U. N. C. vs. Guilford College Chapel Hill, N. C, Oct. 10 . . . .26-4 

U. N. C. vs. Guilford College Greensboro, N. C, Oct. 17 ... . 34-0 

U. N. C. vs. Virginia Polytechnic Institute . Danville, \'a., Oct. 24 ... . 0-0 

U. N. C. vs. University of Georgia .... Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 31 . . . 16-24 

U. N. C. vs. Hampton Atliletic Club .... Hampton, Va., Nov. 7 . . . . 0-18 

U. N. C. vs. Charlotte Y. M. C. A Charlotte, N. C, Nov. 2 . . . . 0-8 

U. N. C. vs. Greensboro Athletic Association Chapel Hill, N. C, Nov. 11 ... . 30-0 

U. N. C. vs. University of Virginia Richmond, Va., Nov. 26 . . . .0-46 

Total Score : U. N. C, 106 ; Opponents, 100. 


second 'Varsity €^lcvcii, or **Scrubs." 


J. S. McKee Captain. 

W. J. Bellamy Manager. 


W. L. Kluttz, '99 Right Eyid. 

J. D. Lentz, '97 Right Tackle. 

C. S. Canada, '98 Right Guard. 

B. S. Herring, Med Center. 

G. B. Pond, '99 Left Guard. 

E. E. Bagwell, '98 Left Tackle. 

F. M. Osborne, 'gg Left End. 

J. S. McKee, igoo Quarter- Back. 

C. B. Buxton, 'gg Right Half- Back. 

P. C. Collins, igoo Left Half-Back. 

J. A. Tate, igoo Full- Back. 


A. J. Hines, 1900 Left End. 

F. S. Faison, 1900 Right End. 

J. Haves, 1900 Right Half-Back. 

Record of Second 6leven. 

Scrubs vs. Wilmington Athletic Club, Wilmington, N. C, Nov. 26 — 0-6. 
Scrubs vs. Wilson Athletic Club, Wilson, N. C. Nov. 27 — 0-0. 


Class ^c^ms. 

QlasQ football C^ams. 

]^incty-9cvcn Class Ccam. 

A. T. Allen 
I. H. Andrews 

Manage er. 

D. B. Smith R. E. 

W. A.Crinkley . . . . R. T. 

W. J. Nichols R. G. 

I. N. Howard C. 

A. T. Allen .... A'. H.-B. 
T. F. Kluttz 


J. D. Lentz . . 
W. Underhill 
P. Canaday . . 
T. T. Candler 
. . . . F.-B. 

L. E. 
L. T. 

. L. G. 

■ Q.-B. 

L. H.-B. 

R. \ . Whitener 


L. H.-B. R. H. Graves 

R. H.-B. 

Other Substitutes. 

Mangum, Newbv, Wright, Long, 


]Sincty-cight Class Ccaiti. 

p. D. Gold . . 
P. D. Whitaker 


P. D. Gold . . 
A. L. Abbott . 
J. D. Parker . 
T. N. Webb . . 
C. H. Johnson 
W. J. Brogden 









. .R. 



E. E. Sams . . 
H. D. Walker 
W. D. Simpson 


F. M. PiNNIX . 

P. D. Whitaker 

. L. E. 
. L. T. 
. L. G. 
■ Q.-B. 
L. H.-B. 
. F.-B. 

T. W. FoscuE . 


. . . . R. E. B. C. Best . 

W. E. Farrior R. G. 


/.. E. 

]Vinety-nine Class Ccatn. 

R. A. Winston Captai7i. 

R. A. NuNN ... Manage^'. 

W. H. Daggett R. E. 

J. P. BuNN R. T. 

R. H. Sykes R. G. 


C. F. Harris R. H.-B. 

R. A. Winston 

W. R. Harden . L. E. 

G. R. SwiNK E. T. 

R. G. Kittreli L. G. 

J. K. Ross Q.-B. 

L. H. Davis ... L. H.-B. 

. . . . F.-B. 


R. D. W. Connor 
E. V. Patterson 
R. G. Davis . . . 

R. E. 
R. T. 

E. C. McEachern 
M. C. Elliott 
T. Hume, Jr. . . 

L. E. 

. L. r. 

E. H.-B. 


]Vinetecn Rundrcd Class Ceam. 

John Spencer Captain. 

Graham Woodard Majiag-er. 

E. B. Parks . 


J. M. Lynch . 
J. F. Plummer 
G. Woodard 

. . R. E. 
. . . . R. T. 
. ... R. G. 


. . R. H.-B. 
V. O. Roberson 

S- J. Adams . . 
G. Winstead . 
S. E. Clark 
J. L. Spencer , 
A. A. Shuford 
. . . . E.-B. 

. E. E. 
. E. T. 
. E. G. 
. Q.-B. 
E. H.-B. 

B. S. GuioN, 


W. E. Hearn, 

G. Myers 


^^IMcd/^ Class Ceam. 

R. A. Winston Captaui. 

Geo. H. Kirby Manager. 

Weaver R. E. Wright L. E. 

Winston R. 7 . Price L. 1 . 

RoBERSON R. G. Hart L. G. 

Heathman C. Nixon Q.-D. 

Mechling R. H. B. Williams L. H.-B. 

McKernan . E.-B. 


Smith, Zacharv, Heilig. 



Record of X"tcr-Class Oamcs. 


Seniors vs. Freshmen, November 6 — 4-0. 

Juniors vs. Sophomores, November 7 — lo-o. 

Seniors vs. Juniors, November 13 — 18-0. 

Sophomores vs. Freshmen, November 14 — 4-6. 


The championship of the College was won by the Seniors. The Juniors 
and Freshmen were to play for second place, but for some unknown reason 
the game was not played on the date arranged. After that time the Fresh- 
men refused to play. 




E. K. Graham, President. 

R. H. Graves, Viee- President. 

F. B. JoHXSON, Secretary and Treasurer. 

HU-CoUcgc Cournament. 

A. W. Mangi^[ First Prize. 

R. H. Graves Second Prize. 

Class Cttinncrs. 

A. W. Mangum Senior Class. 

R. H. Lewis Junior Class. 

C. S. Alston Sophomore Class. 

K. B. Lewis Freshmen Class. 

R. E. Zachary Medical Class. 

faculty dinner. 

Professor Harrington. 

'CJ^c OW Btu« Sweater. 

Let others sing of classic halls, 

Or oaks of Chapel Hill ; 
The beauty of its campus fair 

May their fond mem'ries fill ; 
But though 'tis faded, old and worn. 

To me there's nothing better 
Than tender thoughts that fondly cling 

Around the old blue sweater. 

Ah, stately are the caps and gowns 

In which collegians show 
The dignity of Learning's might. 

The power it is " to know ; " 
But stirring to the pulse of life 

Are young limbs free from fetter, 
The courage firm, the muscles strong. 

Beneath the old blue sweater. 

The heroes of the days of old 

May shine in song and story. 
As poets, or as troubadours. 

Or warriors grim and gory ; 
But modern girls like modern knights, — 

And what girl can forget her 
First glimpse of the White and Blue 

Pinned on the old blue sweater ? 

Ah, boys ! who 'neath the heat of May 

Or frosts of Autumn wore it, — 
In thick of game, or rush of play, 

How gallantly you bore it I 
And when, 'mid plaudits wild, we won, 

Old Time, I am your debtor 
For joys as keen as e'er were known 

By boy in a blue sweater. 

Not all Ambition's wildest hopes 

For which the man has striven. 
Nor all success of after years. 

Have such rare rapture given. 
To see our " back " the goal posts pass, 

On earth there's nothing better ! 
' ' A glorious run ! We win at last ! 

Hurrah for the old blue sweater ! " 

Golf Club. 



Francis A. Gudger, President. 

Milton C. Elliott, Vice-President. 

W. Stamps Howard, Secretary and Treasurer 


C. S. Alston, 
J. H. Andrews, 
F. H. Bailey, 
A. W. Belden, 
R. S. Busbee, 
H. G. Connor, Jr., 
C. R. Dey, 
M. C. Ellio'it 

F. B. Johnson, 
P. A. Gorrell, 
W. L. Kluttz, 

E. V. Patterson, 

F. O. Rogers, 
S. B. Shepherd,. 
W. Webb, 

W. C. Harris. 




Red Roses and ^htte. 


THERE was a comical look of perplexity on Nellie Raymond's fair face 
as she stood before the dainty little table, holding a note in either 
hand and glancing from one to the other and then to the table where 
in odorous beauty lay two boxes of magnificent roses, the one filled with 
blossoms of the deepest crimson, and not a fleck of color on the snowy petals 
of the others. 

"How in the world am I to know from whom either of these boxes 

comes? I don't see why they couldn't inclose their cards instead of writing 

these provoking little notes that don't tell one anything," and again she 

gazed on the "provoking little notes" as if in them lay the solution of the 

mystery, but very evidently gaining therefrom but 

small consolation. 

" Was ever anything so provoking? Almost ex- 
actly alike ! I did promise them an answer to-night, 
and I want to wear roses, too, but — oh, it's bother- 
some ! " with a little stamp of the foot, "and I can't 
see either of them before to-night to try and find out 
what sort each one sent, and I want to wear his roses, 
but don't know which they are ! " 

"Hello, Nell !" said a gay young voice behind 
her. "What's the matter now? You lucky girl. 
Two big boxes of roses to one little girl, and yet you 
seem to be tearing your hair over something and get- 
ting ready to do the Niobe act, if you don't change 
your mind and laugh instead." 

" Oh, Harry, I'm so glad to see you. I'm in such 
a fix, and you must help me out, but I can't tell you 
anything about it.' ' 

"Oh, of course I'm a genius at other people's 
troubles. In a fix that you can't tell me about, and I 
must help you ! What is it all about, anyway ? " 
" Those,' ' she answered, nodding toward the roses. 

"Those. Well, you are funny. I don't see anything there to cause 
you trouble, unless some of your numerous ' danglers ' have been burglarizing 


a florist's, and they have ' gotten ' you for receiving stolen goods. Is that it ? " 

" Don't joke, Harry, for I am in a fix really and truly, and something 
terrible will happen if I don't get out of it before to-night. Look here," 
showing him the two envelopes, " do you know who wrote these ? " 

"No, but if I couldn't write any better than either of them, I'd use a 

"You're perfectly horrid. I don't see the good of having a brother 
unless he knows things and can do things for people." 

' ' Yes, none of us are very much good at mind reading, — a woman's mind 
particularly. You've told me nothing but that you are in a scrape about 
those roses, and since you sat down on me so promptly when I tried to 
guess, I don't see how you can expect me to do very much." 

" But, Harry, I can't tell you or any one anything about it." 

"Well, I certainly can't help you, then, unless you tell me what you 
w^ant me to do." 

" Here, then," desperately, giving him the two notes, " and then don't 
you say a word," and out of the room flew Miss Nell with cheeks vieing in 
color with the roses that were the cause of all the trouble, and two pink little 
palms over her ears to shut out the peals of laughter that she was sure would 
follow her. 

" Yon said you would tell me 7ny fate at the ball to-night. Will you not 
7C'ear my roses there if there is any hope for me ? 

' ' Yours devotedly, 


And the second : 

" Will you not zvcar my roses to the ball to-night if the anszver you are to 
give me is the one I tvish f Yours as ahvays, 

" fack.'' 

read Harry aloud. " But I don't see yet what the matter is," he said, when 
at length his sister had come back. 

"Oh, can't you see? They got mixed. I was out calling when they 
came, and I don't know what sort either of them sent, and I don't know 
how to find out." 

"You little flirt ! So that's the trouble. And which Jack is it ? It's cer- 
tainly a good one on you," and off he went into peals of uproarious mirth, 
in which, despite herself, Miss Nell was compelled to join. 

" Help you out? Well, I guess not. You got yourself in it, and now 
you must get yourself out. You can't expect me to help some fellow to 
make love to my own sister, can you ? " 


" Harry, you are mean, and I am not going to speak to you any more," 
and she didn't — for at least thirty seconds — then in a pleading tone : 
" Harry, p/ease tell me what to do. Never mind, though ; I know, but you 
must get me some more roses." 

The glorious October moon is flooding the landscape with 
its silver glamour, and the grounds, so beautiful by day with 
their semi-tropical luxuriance of foliage, seem almost like fairy- 
land, and the shimmer of the moonlight on a white wrap might 
well be taken for the sheen of the fairy wings. Within, the ball 
is at its height, the brilliant lights, the passionate throb of the 
music, the air heavy with the langourous odor of flowers, the 
flash of bright jewels and the flash of brighter eyes, the gleam 
of snowy shoulders and the sound of merry young voices — all 
are indeed suited for the fairies' court. Through it all Nellie 
Raymond, gowned all in pale pink, a pink rose in her golden 
hair, more on her corsage, others in her hands, her proud head 
thrown back, her eyes sparkling with enjoyment, moves, a very 
queen, ruling all men by the divine right of beauty. The 
women only are rebellious of her sway. Petted, flattered, 
complimented as she is, yet over all her enjoyment there is a 
little cloud rising — a little cloud no larger than the young fellow over there in 
the door, silent in the midst of the merry throng, for he has not been near 
her all the evening nor scarcely looked at her since the first swift glance, the 
look for his roses, the roses that she had not worn. But which roses did he 
look for? If she only knew. 

The beautiful strains of the " Waltz King's " most exquisite waltzes 
were filling the rooms as, pleading a prior engagement, she stepped through 
one of the large open windows out on to the veranda, where Jack Carleton — 
the other Jack — found her. 

"Isn't this our dance. Miss Raymond? I've been hunting for you 
everywhere. No, suppose we don't go in, please, there's such a crowd, and 
I want you to answer that question that you were to answer for me to-night, 
but,'' sadly, "I suppose I'm answered already, for you haven't worn my 

"And I have n't even thanked you for them. So ungrateful of me, too, 
to forget it when they were such beauties, just the very prettiest I have seen 
this season, and I do thank you for them very much." 

But he was not to be put off" so. " Nell, sweetheart," he said, "listen. 
You know that I love you, that I have loved you ever since you were a little 


thing', and that I have never cared for anyone else. Can't you tell me that 
you care for me just a little ? I have loved you so long — will you not tell me 
that you love me, too ? ' ' 

"Oh, Jack, I'm so sorry," and there was a break in the sweet voice, 
" so sorry. I like you ever so much, and think that you are the best friend 
I ever had, but I don't care for you that way. I almost wish I could, but I 
can't. But, Jack," seeing the look of pain on his face, "can't we still be 
friends? Need this make any difference in that ? " 

"I ask you for the whole loaf and you only offer me a poor little half," 
he laughed almost roughly. "Forgive me, I didn't mean that. I didn't 
know what I was saying. Don't worry, it will be all right after a while. 
I can't realize it now, it's such a blow, for I had been hoping so long 
and now I have nothing left, not even" — he broke off abruptly as some 
one came down the veranda toward them. 

"Miss Raymond, your mother asked me to bring you this wrap ; she 
fears it is too cool here without it. You don't know what you are missing by 
staying out here, the music is superb. There, it is starting again now, and 
I must find my partner," and without waiting for any reply he darted off. 

" Shall we go in? " Carleton asked. " Some of your partners will be 
looking for you. This is to be our good-bye," he added ; "I am going to 
Central America to-morrow. A friend wants me to go out therewith him. 
Good-bye ! " He seized her hand, pressed it for a moment between his own, 
carried it hastily to his lips, and he was gone. 

She stepped inside again, but her evening was spoiled now. Big-hearted, 
handsome Jack Carleton gone, and the one she had hoped to see had not 
been near her the whole evening. Thoroughly miserable, she sought her 
mother : " Mother, I'm so tired ; suppose we go home." And that night 
she sobbed herself to sleep and dreamed that she was the Princess Elizabeth 
and that the "Wars of the Roses" were being fought again, over her. In 
the morning she awoke, a very woe-begone picture of her usual bright self 

"Why didn't he let me tell him why I didn't wear his roses? And he 
didn't come near me the whole evening ? Perhaps he does n't care, but he told 
me he did. Well, I don't care either, then. Perhaps he will come to-day, 
though.'' And all that day she listened wistfully at every ring of the bell 
for his voice and step in the hall, and yet, when he did come, late in the 
afternoon, it was a very cold and haughty little maiden who greeted him, 
very different from the bright, winsome one he knew, and one who resolutely 
led the conversation into such impersonal channels as would give him no 
opportunity to say what he so much wished to say, and, strangest of all, 


what she so much wanted to hear, but she could not keep it up long, — the 
ball of the evening before was a topic of too much importance to them both 
to be so utterly disregarded, and soon he saw his opportunity. 

" I had hoped so much that you would wear my 
roses there," he said. "Was I right in thinking that 
you meant that to be my answer? I can't take it that 
way, though I thought I could, and I must hear you 
tell me with your own lips that there is no hope for me 
before I can realize it. Which is it to be, Nellie?" he 
jjleaded, trying in vain to catch a glimpse of the down- 
cast eyes, "yes or no?" Then the eyes were raised 
to his for one fleeting moment, — and he knew. 

A few minutes later, a lovely face, all suffused with 
blushes now, was lifted toward his own and a soft voice 
murmured : " But, Jack, what color were those roses?" 
Then she told him the whole story, just as I have told 
it to you. 


castles in the H^^« 

There is a time in youth's sweet prime 

When Hfe is bright and fair, 
And when we all, both great and small. 

Build "castles in the air." 
Though thej were fine, in olden time — 

The chateaux in far Spain— 
We know too well how soon they fell, 

And we were flat again. 

When first we quaff the joyous draught 

Of love, we never think 
Our girl so sweet has Western feet. 

And lacketh sore the " chink " ; 
When years have sped, and love has fled, 

And, with experience crusted, 
We're struck so on some other one. 

We know that castle busted. 

The Freshman young, with boasting tongue, 

E'er Sophs have worked their will. 
His locks are long, and gay his song, 

He thinks he owns the " Hill " ; 
But gone his cheek, blacked a I'Afrique, 

When Sophs have clipped his hair ; 
Lost is his dash, and with a crash, 

His castle 's in the air. 

A dancer bright, with pockets light. 

And many a bill that weighed. 
He thought to woo Dame Pleasure, too. 

So " German Club " fees paid ; 
With many a " stag " his spirits flag. 

In " leads " he had no share ; 
He froze till "blue," the german through,— 

His castle 's in the air. 

The man who toils o'er midnight oils. 

And hopes to make a " one," 
May think that brain will always gain. 

And trusts to work well done ; 
For Harrington he digs with force, 

Great is his sorrow there : 
None e'er got two — most men he threw — 

That castle 's in the air. 

The beauty, too, in white and blue. 

And feet that never lag. 
Who'll pose and sigh, and do or die. 

To wear one little " rag " ; 
Some other girl the " rags " unfurl, 

In them she has no share ; 
Gone is her style, and for a while 

Her castle 's in the air. 


6^xtract9 from a jfunior's private Correspondence. 


Chapel Hill, January 7, 1897. 
Dear Ma : 

Although I am not in a psychological condition to write 
to-night, yet I will keep my promise to send you my grades. 
On psychology I made i ; on all the others except math 
I flunked (beg your pardon ; that's the college slang for "didn't 
pass "). On math I made 4 — the same old grade. I never could 
understand, till I took psychology, why I couldn't learn to appre- 
ciate mathematical processes. But Prof. Williams has made it 
perfectly plain to me. It is, as I see now, as he says, 
that there is no reasoning in it, but just a continual 
repetition of 2 and 2 make 4. (Certainly that's the 
way it has gone with my marks for three years ; by 
pyschological processes a man more commonly gets a 5. ) 
Then, besides, math, pure or applied, has to do solely with the crass 
external \sox\<\ (that word "crass," you know, is from Emerson, the fellow 
who wrote "A Yellow Aster," and "The Earl's Atonement"). But in 
psychology we deal in snb/ective individuality, and the Roman Catholic 
church, blooded stock farms, and the "flower in the crannied wall." 

I tell you, Ma, I have decided to drop math (I w^ould drop the others 
if they hadn't already dropped me), and make a specialty of psychology. 
I know you will approve of my decision ; for psychology is the most relig- 
ious study in college. Prof. Williams lectures now and then on " Philosophy 
and Life — 'Specially Philosophy," and talks real pious to us lots of times. 
Then he gets reports from us every week of the logical and psychological 
errors in the sermons we heard the Sunday before. You see, he does this 
to encourage church attendance. 

I tell you, I hope there will be psychology in heaven, though I can't 
help wondering who will be over there to teach it, and I believe we zvill have 
it over there ; psychology means the doctrine oi souls, you know. Of course, 
though, some of the boys are heathenish enough to swear that if there is any 
psychology in heaven, they hope it will be elective. 

^ ^ '^ '^ 
And then the course in psychology being so logical, is so easy. If it 
wasn't for having to study math all the hour on psychology class, I would 
enjoy that hour immensely. There is a fellow here who is wonderfully deep 


and original ; and so he and Prof. Williams spend the hour in debate about 
the points on which they can't agree ; and so the rest of us just listen — or 

Then on examination it's perfectly easy to make i, though very few- 
make it, simply because they try to answer Prof, Williams' questions. Now, 
I learned long ago better sense than that ; and, besides, the Seniors put me 
on to it. Prof. Williams, you know, prides himself on originality, both for 
himself and his class. He urges every man to think for himself, and he has 
such a tender conscience himself that he always seems in mortal terror for 
fear some of us may believe somethinghehastold us. So just before examina- 
tion I get a volume of Comte or Schopenhauer out of the Library (as Prof. 
Williams doesn't believe a word either of these authors says, I think it is 
original for me to disagree with him and agree with them). Then I hunt up 
a few long quotations from these books and memorize them. (For this 
Schopenhauer is best ; Comte' s sentences are all too short and simple ; they 
are not long enough to strike one as very original. ) Then on examination 
I modify some of these quotations slightly (it would be dishonest, you know, 
to put every word just the same) and put them down as answers to some of 
the questions — it doesn't make much difference which ; Prof. Williams justly 
gives me credit for thinking for myself, and a i. 

How sorry I do feel for the poor fools who persist in trying to answer all 

questions in plain English. Plain English may suit a man like Webb — they 

say he likes it very plain ; but, of course, it won't go with a man like Prof. 


■>i. i^ -^f. ~>f. 

I tell you. Ma, a great change is coming over me in my way of looking 
at life and its majestic problems and overpowering truths. No boy with any 
brains at all can listen to Prof. Williams' lectures on class and his impressive 
addresses on "Philosophy and Life — 'Specially Philosophy," without losing 
all interest in the nonsense and frivolity of society (I spell it with a little let- 
ter now, you see). For instance, when for courtesy's sake we can't decline 
to go to a reception, we psychology students — I mean, of course, the ones 
who love it — don't waste our time in the nonsense of the hour, but we follow 
Prof. Williams' example and get off in a corner and silently watch the faces 
of that thoughtless throng. (And, of course, now and then we go over to 
his corner and compare notes with him — he allows us to do that.) I tell you 

it's deepening. 

;;< * ^ * 

But time fails me to tell you of half the advantages of this delightful 
course. Suffice it to say, as in the beginning, that I shall make it my spe- 
cialty ; all the more, since it is so much easier to master than math, for 


instance, and so saves valuable time. I think I will know all about it by 
June, at the present rate. 

Tell Pa that I am sorry I can't make a specialty of math as he had 
hoped. But if he had ever studied subjective individuality , he would know 
that great minds do not run in the same channel. I will be the pride of 
the family in psychology as he is in math. 

Lovingly yours, 



ITMs X^hing Called ^^l,iUr 


One fair sweet day in other lands, 

We walked alone — my love and I, 
Oh, sweet the touch of tender hands ! 

Oh, soft the sea's low murmured sigh ! 

Again upon the sun-lit sands 

We watched the waves — my love and I — 

Oh, sweet the touch of baby hands ! 
Oh, soft the mother's lullaby ! 

To-day I tread 'long lonely strands, 

No more together — my love and I — 
Oh, gone 's the touch of tender hands ! 

Oh, sad the sea's low murmured sigh ! 

\c Oocttc to bys Ladyc Love. 

Ye nighte ys darke & fromme ye lowerynge skye 
Noe Silvere slippes oute ye Septembre Starres, 

Noe littel birde calls to hys Mate, & I 
Doe silente sitt & dreame of you ye whyle 
Ye nighte ys darke. 

Has ys Daye showerede upon yr Heade swiche Joye 
As alwayes I woulde bribe eache longe Daye doe ! 

Has everye Houre been freede fromme rude Annoye, 
& kindlinesse & Peace y' portionde you? 
Ah, coude I knowe ! 

See doe I dreame — though 'crosse ye Hills o' Sleepe 
Ye Morne's redd lippes arre whisperynge to ye Worrulde, 

& thoughe thou slumb'rest, yet I holde in kepe 
Ere thou awake ys vigil litt with Love, 

& Lo ! I praye May Godde hys Blessynge give 
To you Sweete hearte. 


Some B<^<^^s, 



' Our Irish Visitors," 
' All for Love, " 
'Little Lord Fauntleroy," 
' A Woman-Hater," 
'The Wandering Jew," 
' A Fearful Mistake," 
'No Name," 
' Great Expectations," 
' Vanity Fair, ' ' 
'' The Newcombes," 
'The Green Mountain Boys," 
' Comedy of Errors," 
"Some First Steps in Human Progress," 
"The Good-Natured Man," 
" Intellectual Development," 
"A Tramp Abroad," 
" Plato and Platonism," 
" Essays in Idleness," 
" Old-Fashioned Sunflowers," 
" A Dictionary of Thoughts," 
" \'iews Afoot," 
"A Question of Color," 
" The Redskins," 
"The Parasite," 
" The Head of a Hundred," 
" His Own Great Self," 
"An Utter Failure," 
" Innocents Abroad," 
" Chinese Characteristics," 
"The Fatal Wedding," 
" Her Ben," 

•' Reveries of a Bachelor," 
" The Heavenly Twins," 
" A Start in Life," 
" Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow," 
* ' We Two, ' ' 
" A Legal Wreck," 
"A Study in Red," 
" Our Schoolboy Soldiers," 
" Three Years in Politics," 
" A Modern Saint," 


MuRPHv AND Connor. 





Roy Williams. 

Percy Du Ponceau Whitaker. 

ToBE Connor. 

Ralph Graves. 

Messrs. May and Linscott. 

Weaver and Cherokee Cooper. 



Dick Busbee. 

Edgar Newby. 




Connor .\nd Bagley. 



George Green. 

W. Kluttz, Gudger and Carmichael. 

J. H. Andrews. 


W. R. Webb. 

McCoRMiCK (Acidulator). 

F. CoKER AND Berkley. 




Professor Cain. 

The Earnhardts. 


Will Harris. 

R. and T. Wright. 

Dempsie Grimes. 


Horner School Club. 

P. D. Gold, Jr. 

John Carr. 

Our a. ]V. C. Bulletin Board. 

(Samples of the announcements that may be seen from time to time 
on the Bulletin Board. 

Prof. Cobb is feeling too " rocky " 

to meet his classes this niorrring. Mr. 

McCormick (Acidulator) will take his 



Acting Pres. 



Never been 

F.\B. Haywood. 

Keep oft' the side- 
walks with your 

Buck Sparrow. 

I am unavoidably called 
away from my duties to lec- 
ture in Washington, D. C. 
75th English will take for 
Monday's lesson the next 
201 pages of " Paradise 
Lost," and the first four 
acts of "As You Like It." 
Thos. Hume. 






M. to 8.3i-,'i_, 


, FEB. I, 1897. 

Bell for five minutes. 








Bell for Chapel. 




Chapel Exercises. 






















at I 

.335 P. 


Close at 1.36* P. M. 


found eating 


the doors close 

will be ch 


5c. extra. 




F. KiNGSLEV, Com. 


Psychology teaches us that the epithelium cells of the 
human stomach are all hollow, and need to be filled with 
life-giving nutriment. Nothing performs this function so 
well as cow's milk. 

I will be glad to furnish milk in any quantities to my 
fellow-sufferers at moderate (?) prices. 

Yours to serve, 
H. H. Williams, Baron of Glenburnie. 


Work done in best manner 
and at lowest prices. 

Wilson & Venable. 

Mv Red Sweater. 

Finder will please re- 
turn immediately, as I 
can't get along without 


Geo. Vick. 


Those who wish any coaching in 
either Trigonometry or Junior Physics 
would do well to see me at once. 
" Skeats" Newbv, 

No. 7 Old East. 

five Minutes of football. 

IT IS a cold November day. The clouds hang low, in grey grimncss. 
There is an air of somber seriousness about them, and the wind, coming 

in fitful gusts, intensifies this impression. 

It is a football field. The grand stand, beribboned and decked with inter- 
twined colors, with hosts of white-faced inhabitants, whose flags and ribbons 
make gay its roomy interior ; the big, open stands that stretch around the 
field, likewise caparisoned and filled with excited masculinity — college 
students, alumni, business men, street gamins — form a sharp contrast to the 
gloom of the day. 

At intervals of thirty seconds for the last hour and a half these stands 
have been bursting into volcanic eruptions of sound and waving color, as one 
or the other of the two teams that are struggling out in the open space in 
front has had the advantage. Now the cheers subside, and for a moment 
the wind can be heard as it whistles around the corner of the grand stand. 
The twenty-two young men in canvas are jumping to their positions again. 
All eyes, all thought of those present are upon them. 

A game of football, between rival colleges, differs from a battle only in 
the fact that there are fewer casualties. The sentiment is the same. For the 
time being — to the players, to the partisan spectators— the issues at stake are 
as great. The same elements of character go to make a successful ball 
player as a successful soldier. Loyalty and patriotism are at the root of the 
worthiness of either. For the soldier, for the ball player, love of country, 
devotion to principle, sacrifice of self, are absolutely essential. In battle, the 
soldier, without spur of individual hate or enmity, must fight with all his 
strength against those who antagonise the things he loves. He must be part 
of a fighting machine, and do his part and face emergencies without ques- 
tion. So it is with the ball player. 

For an hour these two little picked armies have struggled and clashed 
together out there on the frozen, white-marked field. It has been a glorious 
contest — fast and fierce and unrelenting. Once the ball has been forced over 
the last one of those white lines, and one set of partisans has gone into ten 
minutes of delirium over their advantage. The first and the greater part of 
the second half have gone. The score is four to nothing, but those with the 
odds against them are fighting desperately. They are gaining slowly but 
surely. Those with them measure the distance to the goal-line and groan at 
its extent ; those other partisans measure it too, and think fearfiilly what a 
short distance it is. 

I So 

Suddenly the stillness is rent with a roar. It is like an explosion in its 
brief intensity ; like the thunder of a cannon, in the lull that follows 
ominously in the instant's wait while the gunners ram in another charge and 
peer out the enemy through the low-hanging smoke. Flags flutter spon- 
taneously with the outburst of sound. Hats bob wildly against the back- 
ground of the sky. Then all is still. You can hear the heavy breathings of 
the crowd, bent over, with its eyes agleam with the battle fever. You hear 
the rapid pulsating thump, thump, thump of the players running over 
the frozen ground. 

The cause of the outbreak is one of those rarely glittering successes in 
a game. The experts down on the side-lines will tell in their detailed accounts 
just how it was done. The people packed in the stands don't know and don't 
care. What they see is a little mass of men in striped jerseys that seems to 
bore its way through opposing forces. There is a swaying, twisting, grinding 
struggle for a moment. Then three men emerge from the crush. Two of 
them, fierce as stampeded buftalo, with their dirt-grimed faces and shaggy 
hair, thunder along in front of the third. This latter one looks small as he 
scurries along behind his blockers, his head tucked low down, his arm close 
around the precious ball. Two players spring at him savagely. One of them 
strikes the great blocker in front and falls prostrate on his face. The other 
is at the stocky carrier of the ball like a tiger. A hand decends upon his 
head, and an arm like willowy steel gives him a mighty shove. His impetus 
carries him down. He sprang an instant too soon. He has missed. 

Now the three men are clear, running in plain sight in the open. Now 
comes the roar, hushed, because all eyes are on Carolina's full-back. He is 
the one obstacle between that on-rushing trio and the goal-line. The goal- 
line reached and the game is lost. Upon him careen the three — the little 
man of springy steel behind his giant protectors — the fleet-footed one, with 
legs like engine pistons, and will like a cyclone. Will he, can he stand the 
shock ? 

The full-back realizes his responsibility in a general sort of way. He 
knows that he stands between defeat and victory ; that on him depends the 
superiority of two rival colleges for a year at least. Did he have time, as he 
rushes along, he would think of the stands packed with his college mates, 
biting their nails in nervous ecstacy. He would think of the crowd of 
students hanging around the telegraph office in the college town in anxious 
expectancy. He would think of the hundreds of alumni scattered through 
his State, looking up often from their work and pausing to think of ' ' the 
boys," and how their battle is waging. He would think, perhaps, of how 
some far-away girl, with white and blue ribbon on, is thinking of and fearing 
for his safety in womanly timidity, and of how she will skim the accounts of the 

game till she comes to those plays in which he figures. He would think, in 
short, how everything — life itself, for the moment — depends on the result ; 
the honor of his college, the months of training, of anxious care and worry. 

But he has no time to think, save generally. They are almost face to 
face. They are upon him ! The full-back's shoulders droop, and his head 
hangs low forward, like a bull-dog's. His legs seem to brace for the shock. 
His face, as one catches a glimpse of it, is a study. In its lines you can read 
an agony of suspense, hardened with grim determination. The blood on the 
jacket, the swollen lips, the bandage 'round the head, lend an air of weird 

He rarely misses a tackle, but now the crowd is anxiously silent. It is 
the crucial test. Dreadful fear, exultant hope, run through the opposite stands. 

Then comes the crash ! The full-back has dived headforemost through 
the mass. The two big blockers stagger with the collision and topple over 
his bent form. His arms seek that fierce little one with the ball, who strikes 
out viciously with his hand. 

But now a set of steel muscles closes around those oak-like legs. The 
roar thunders out again ! There is a squirming knot of four players on the 
ground. The rush has been stopped ! 

Now the stands awake again. Flags and hats fly once more ; canes with 
bright colors upon them wave enthusiastically ; men jump up and down, their 
arms swaying like Jacks-in-the-box. Both sides are cheering — the one for the 
brilliant gain, the other for the cool excellence of the man who filled the 
breach. The sound comes in a steady roar ; it sinks and seems to draw its 
breath, to peal forth once more in tumultuous triumph. 

Through all this sounds the shrill whistle of the referee, calling to the 
battle. The mass of players untwists itself The two big men and the little 
one with the ball emerge ; the other lies prostrate. A knot of players gather 
'round ; substitutes in sweaters hasten with water-buckets ; a doctor kneels 
at his side. 

Again the crowd is in anxious suspense, but presently there is a move- 
ment among the group of players. Three substitutes pick up the form and 
start across the field. Another strips off his sweater at the captain's com- 
mand. His face is alight with a great happiness, — he can do his part ! 

The stands on which his friends sit send up a cheer as the disabled 
player is borne past. He raises his head and waves a hand in response. 
Then a generous shout comes from all sides ; it is appreciation of an act that 
was noble because it was a duty. Any one of these twenty-two would have 
done the same. 

But the day is saved ! 

' ' A Rooter. ' ' 

'^hc ]Vormal ©irl. 

Of all the fair maids "neath Southern sun, 
The pretty Normal girl's the one 
To whom the 'Varsity boys e'er run 

With love A. P., 
And oft where every other fails, 
The girl who from the Normal hails 
Can rule with ease those love-lorn males 

From U. N. C. 

Would I not for such vacation, 
And such normal recreation, 
Brave " E. A." and e'en probation 

'Till I die? 
Would I not endure much woe, 
And many studious habits show, 
To be allowed once more to go 

To N. and I. ? 

Although we took the bitter pill. 
And had of Normal jilts our fill, 
Yet now our trembling hearts are still 

All in a whirl. 
O Muse, descending from above, 
Inspire me now where'er I rove 
To loudly sing of how I love 

A Normal girl ! 


Dr. Thomas Hume, D.D., etc. : 

After taking the English courses prescribed by you I find myself, as a result, a mis- 
sionary in Central Turkey. The natives pronounce my interpretations of Shakespeare 
as good as any they ever heard. In regard to the order in your class room, I will say 
that it is no worse than that seen in the recent Armenian riots. 


I. N. Truble. 

Prof. K. Pomeroy Harrington, Esq., etc. 

Sir : I recently received from my agent a batch of your 2d Latin lectures, which 
we induced spies to distribute among the rebels. As a result their homes are desolate, 
their forces scattered and many of them plunge into the sea at sight of a piece of paper. 
Victoria Signo f You shall not be unrewarded by His Majesty the King. 


Ugioro Wevler, 

Genl., etc. 

Mr. a. Rheinstukisky, Director Sandwich Islands Conservatory of Music. 

Dear Sir : You could not do better than employ Mr. Avoirdupois Holmes as an 
instructor in your celebrated institution. His renditions are quite original, and the wild 
and phantasmagoric contortions indulged in by him during his performances will har- 
monize perfectly with the cannibal dances of the natives. He would never be recog- 
nized as a foreigner. Sincerely yours, 

B. C. Stubbs. 


Cbe O^dcv of the Sons of Rest. 

Motto : "/'/// ojf until next lueck -a'hat should be done to-day.'' 


"Dick" Busbee Grand Master Loafer. 

"Baldy" Henderson Time Killer. 

"Cyclone" Andrews Space Filler. 

Theo. Kluttz Chairman Com. on Eating and Sleeping. 

E. M. Land Prince of Sleepers. 

"Jerry" Simpson Com. of One on Tzuisting. 


Jim Webb, Chas. Hill, M. C. Elliott, 

Joe Whitaker, Will Harris, "Cam" Buxton, 

Warren Kluttz, F. O. Rogers, Bob Harris, 

Sammy Lamb, Fletch Bailey, T. Hume, Jr. 


We Demand 

(i.) A free and unlimited number of " grats " witliout waiting for inter-collegiate 

(2.) The immediate abolition of any and all regulations and institutions which 
may tend to restrict that liberty and pursuit of happiness guaranteed every American 
citizen by the Constitution. 

The address of the order was dehvered this year by W. Dallam Toy, 
on " How Not to Do." 


^'Cwas Qvcr 'Chus. 

We slowly glided through the dreamy waltz, 

Her soft, white hand — which 'twas my hope to gain- 

I gently clasped, while two divine brown eyes 
Looked slowly up to mine, then down again. 

Outside the hall we strolled, until we found 
A shadowed corner large enough for two, 

And there I told, mid music's swelling sound, 
That old, old story which is ever new. 

My arms encircled close her dainty form, 

Her little head upon my shoulder lay ; 
The music and the dance had lost their charm, 

All thoughts, except of her, were far away. 

But happiness like this can never last, 
As I was doomed to very soon discover ; 

My room-mate's were the arms that held me fast, — 
I waked, my vision gone, when he turned over. 

C, '96. 

I took up my tablet 

To write you a sonnet, 
But no thought of mine 

Would form in words on it — 
A rondeau I next tried 

In praise of your bonnet, 
But equally luckless 

I did abandon it ; 
Naught else could I think of 

Save just this — "Dog gon' it." 


E WAS A FAMILIAR sight on the College campus, was 
old Jerry, a bent old negro, with palsied hands, and a little 
basket of peanuts, or apples or cherries in their seasons, for 
sale to the students, and always with his cheerful greeting 
when any one addressed him : — 

"Morning, boss man; hope you are well this morn- 
ing," and always ready to talk on everything — save one subject only. 
" lerry, who burnt the belfry?" never failed to bring about an 
indignant turning away and the reply, " Students' bizness is students' 
bizness, dat's what it is, an' you hadn't oughter talk like dat," and 
the old man would move slowly away, shaking his head and muttering to 
himself in indignation that any one should seek to pry into his secret, for 
such it was, and one carefully guarded by him through long years. 

Years ago, before the wave of civil war had swept over the country, 
leaving all the Southland in wreck and ruin after its passage, the old Univer- 
sity was the educational center of the Southern States, and here came the 
favorite sons of the South to garner knowledge. Incidentally they helped 
along the hours as they best might in the sleepy little town by all manner of 
pranks on the faculty, the town's people and on each other, the recollections 
of which have come down to this day, losing a little of their original amount 
of truth, taking on much of the broideries of imagination in the handing 
down to the successive generations of wide-eyed young Freshmen, gaining 
now, perhaps, for the first time some inkling of the fact that the staid, gray- 
haired gentleman, irreverently called "the old man," may have been one of 
the gayest of the gay young birds of his college days, and therein finding 
vast stores of consolation for misdemeanors, past, present and to come. 

In those old days the College bell, the famed of song and story, was not 
in its cupola in the " Old South," but was swung in a wooden belfrj' tower, 
whence its pealing notes summoned to the eai^ly prayers. Its sweetest music 
told that the hours of recitation were past, but withal it was a loved sound 
ringing out the hours in its deep, melodious tones. However, irreverent 
youth is no respecter of persons, as even " Pres." himself was well aware, 
and fun must be had. 'Twas a necessity of existence then, as now. The only 
question was what to do, and how to do it without getting caught, for even 
in those unprogressive days the faculty had the unpleasant habit of catching 
the ringleaders and giving them a bad quarter of an hour in faculty meeting, 
and they were dreadful things — those faculty meetings. What to do, then, 

was the question. Of course, it must be something to create excitement ; it 
were no fun else. If it were a mystery, so much the better ; and that there 
was a spice of dangerous mischief in it, something that would make "the 
faculty ' ' suddenly metamorphose their staid, be-spectacled selves into a 
corps of amateur detectives, nothing more could be left for any one to 
desire. It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried that something 
must be done. But what ? Many plans were proposed, discussed and tabled, 
when with bated breath — " Burn the belfry." Some mind had risen to the 
great emergency, the plot was in train, and secrecy was the word. 

" The witching hour of midnight" has passed, and in that hour when 
no restless cock crows, best fitted of all for deeds of darkness — or light — as 
this, they meet again, and soon the little red tongues go lapping, licking 
about the old timbers, like some serpent tonguing over its victim. There is 
a rush and a roar, as the tire, sure now of its prey, darts upward, cutting a 
vivid gash in the blackness, shining full in the face of old jerry — young 
Jerry then. What means were used to silence him no one knows, but 
effectual ones they were, for to his dying day he would never tell who was 
concerned in it. The rest of the story if you liked, but that never. " Stu- 
dents' bizness is students' bizness." 

"I was young den, boss, an' was courtin' one of dese hifalutin', big- 
gitty yaller gals dat lived on one of de plantations 'bout three miles from 
town, an' I'd been out dere dat night, an" when I was comin' back I heard 
somebody projickin' 'round dat belfry, an' I says to myself, ' Dat's some of 
dem devilish students up to some meanness or nudder, an' I'm goin' to see.' 
An' dey was, too. Dey'd bring a whole lot of chips an' leaves an' trash, an' 
put 'em all around an' soak 'em wid oil, an' dey nigh about painted her with 
it, an' den dey touched her off; an' de way it do burn was a sight ! I'd seed 
what dey was up to, an' was just gwine away, case I knowed dat wan't no 
salubrious place for no nigger 'bout den, but dey seed me an' cotch me, an' 
when dey lemme go I didn't stay 'round dere no longer ; no sah, an' I 
never heard nothin' 'bout dat belfry burnin' till nex dav nother, you be- 
lieve me. Man, she suttinly was a fire ! Dese bonfires you 'uns has dese 
days aint nothin' to it. De nex day it was jus like you'd stirred up a bee- 
gum wid a stick. De president was runnin' about like er ol' hen what 
aint got but one chicken an' don't know where dat one is, an' all de res' of 
de faculty is mighty nigh as bad, but it don't do no good, for dey never 
find out who did it." 

" Well, Jerry, who did do it ? It can't hurt any one to tell now ; " — but 
" Students' bizness is students' bizness ; dats what it is," would come back 
to me indignantly, as the old darkey hobbled off; so now that old Jerry is 
gone, "Who burned the belfry ? " like the famous "Who hit Billy Patter- 
son? " will go down to posterity one of the unsolved problems. 


Hnswers to C<5^*^^spondents. 

(In this column the Editors will endeavor to answer any questions of general interest.) 

Constant Reader.— We have not a biography of E. L. Harris at hand, but learn 
from the "Cyclopedia of Names " that 'as a youth he was very /a^/. He has gotten 
over this entirely. 

H. C. C-\v-L-s, Jr. — (a.) Your hair is a handsome red. {b.) A good face-wash 
for you would be a mixture of equal parts of sulphur, sweet gum and turpentine. 
Apply vigorously every ten minutes with a stiff wire brush. 

Wji. C-n. — This is not a matrimonial bureau. A\'e will say, however, that we do 
not know a blonde lady who would like to correspond with a single gentleman for fun. 

H. H. W-M-s.— (fl.) What is life ? {b.) What am I ? (c.) What is truth ? {a.) Look 
in any reputable dictionary, [b.) We would prefer to answer by private letter, (r.) 
Adolphus Williamson Mangum is the best authority. 

P. H. El-v. — We do not know of anything that will remove ink from postage 
stamps, {b.) You are right, it is bad form to conceal even " Kings " up your sleeve. 

J. H. Andr-ws. — You will doubtless have some difficulty in finding a college where 
diplomas are to be purchased with brass. 

W. D. T-v. — We cannot answer your question, " Does love come to every man ? " 
There are a great many base imitations of love, and one has to learn by that divining 
rod, instinct, to tell which is true love and which is not. 

B-R-T-N Cr-ge. — (rt.)We confess our inability to inform you of the number of steps 
to Jacob's ladder, [b.) John Milton was the author of "Paradise Lost." 

E. M. L-ND. — You inay rest assured that you will not be alluded to in this publica- 
tion as " Freshman " Land, and that nothing will be said about the difficulty of descend- 
ing the South Building steps after the lights are out. 

Sk-ts N-wby. — It is not very probable that Queen Victoria will care to correspond 
with you with matrimonial intentions. 

F. A. G-DG-R. — [a.) We regret that we could not find space to print yowx name in 
the Hellenian as many times as you suggested, but we have done the best we could 
for you. (b.) From your description of yourself we should unhesitatingly pronounce 
you a very swell dresser. 

F. C-K-R.— Coffee is not commonly supposed to possess any into.xicating properties. 
The fact that it occasionally makes you "tipsy " is due, no doubt, to some constitutional 
derangement. You had better consult your physician. 


"C^^^ second J^rxdgc of Sigl>s. 

One more unfortunate, 
Making no moan, 

Rashly importunate, — 
Williams has thrown ! 

Speak to him tenderly, 
Treat him with care ; 

Fashioned so slenderly. 
Sad is his air. 

Look at his garments. 
Clinging like cerements ; 

Limp hangs his hair. 

Think of him mournfully. 

Judge him not scornfully, — 
You have been there. 

Where the lamp quivers. 
All the night shivers 

This luckless wight. 
His the one casement, 
From belfry to basement, 

Showing a light. 

Thus he worked boldly. 
But Williams coldly 

Ambitions slew. 
Picture it, think of it — 
You on the brink of it — 

That man he threw. 

Sore from philosophy, 
Mad from psychology. 

Wishes he now 
Swift to be hurled 
Anywhere, anyhow. 

Out of the world ! 

Dr. Battle (on Political Economy class) — "Mr. Craige, where would 
you go to learn exchange ? " 

Mr. Craige — "To Political Economy, I suppose." 

A Question : Why is Frank Rogers like a brook running over pebbly 
ground ? 

The answer : Because he is noisv but shallow. 

Prof. Harrington (on 5th Latin exam) — "Explain the reference in 
Progenies Thial f ' ' 

Mr. Cheek'' s reply — " I have doubtless heard of this distinguished lady, 
but cannot now locate her." 

Dr. Battle — " What is a court-martial, Mr. Nichols?" 
Mr. N. — He's an officer in the court, sir." 

Conundrum : Why is Joe Graham like flannel? 
Because he shrinks from water. 

Dr. Venable (on Chemistry class) — "Mr. Lockett, how does H Br O 
occur? " 

Mr. Lockett — " It occurs in nature." 

Dr. Venable — " No ; like some students, it has to be prepared." 

A New Book : ME on the Gridiron and Diamond ; including the 
Famous Story, "How I Defeated Yale" ; by Joel Whitaker. Revised and 
enlarged by Mr. Faison. Price 50c. Mock Millan & Co. 

Why is Tom Green like Horace Greeley ? 

Because he has the same motto — " Young man, go West ! " 


A Few Suggestions for Freshman Themes. 

"The Personality of Mother Goose." — Gaston Myers. 

" PossibHties of an Improved Gas Engine. " — Moore. 

" How to Sleep in Church." — Bryan. 

" The Dangerous Effects of Overwork on the Human System." — Will 

" A Thorough Elucidation of the Idea Conveyed by the Word ' Cheek.' " 
— Spier Whitaker. 

"The Difficulties Attendant Upon Living in Gas." — Paul Collins. 

Wanted : B. Craige desires to announce that he would like to secure 
next year a position in a small church as organ pumper. 

Wanted : S. B. Shepherd wants a place as fireman in a country saw- 

Wanted : W. S. Howard wishes to go into partnership in some pay- 
ing business (partner to furnish the capital). 

Wanted : W. J. Nichols desires a position in a soap factory. 

A Mean Man : That was probably the meanest man in the University, 
who left the reading room door open on another's back in order to take his 
paper when the latter got up to shut it. 

A Surmise : It may be true that swelling pride is punctured here on 
first inflation, but some people evidently ride puncture-proof tires. 

A Sermon : Sam Jones says, to wink is wicked. Harry and Askew 
are irrevocably lost. 

? • 

' Stop, Mr. Follin ! " And silence reigned supreme. 

Mr. Caldwell requests us to mention his name — not Wilkes, but Jute. 



Will Paul Collins learn that he is a Freshman ? 

Will John Andrews lead another German ? 

Will Fannie Gudger love again ? 

Will J. Webb cease to be a walking jewelry shop ? 

Will the Glee Club make expenses ? 

Will our football team win another game ? 

Will Ed. Land get over his Freshman characteristics ? 

Will C. E. Best see himself as others do ? 

Will Tobe Connor be a successful politician ? 

Will Skeats Newby's nose be straight again ? 

Will Kearney make more than as? 

Will McMullan be as big a masher as he thinks he is ? 

Will the bath rooms be open once more ? 

Will Frank Rogers sue the Hellenian board for libel ? 

Will Lentz stop singing ? 

Will " Nosey " Davis graduate ? 

Will Theo. Kluttz awake earlier than lo A. M. 

Will Dick Lewis pass on Psychology ? 

Will Frank Coker need a shave ? 

Will ' ' Pig ' ' Harris cease to be a member of the faculty ? 

Will Follin learn to play on the guitar ? 

Will D. B. Smith learn that the University can get along without him ? 

Will Percy Du Ponceau Whitaker see the picture of '98 Football Team in the 

Will B. Craige stop talking about Washington, D. C. 

And echo answers : 
When ? 


A C0LL£QB: BRB.(/{)D MaK 


^hc Cc>Uegc Dictionary. 

Advertisement — From Latin a^, to, and vertere, to turn, /. e., turn 
to the pages of the Hellenian when you wish to find the most profitable 
medium through which to make yourself known. 

Boot — To chin, wool, pull on ; an artificial expression peculiar to polite 
social intercourse for the more natural but less elegant form "to pull his 
leg." The choice of the term boot was suggested by the presence of that 
article on the member elongated. 

Broke — The state of most U. N. C. students after attending a circus 
at Durham. 

DiMHANKER — A word, the derivation and meaning of which are un- 
known. It was imported to Chapel Hill by F. Asbury Gudger, Esq., and is 
used by him alone. 

Fail — To flunk, slump ; from (i) root fal, meaning down, and (2) lo, 
to call ; e.g., " The /f-wing herd winds slowly o'er the lea." Hence the 
call donni which the student receives. The loss of final may have been 
suggested by the escape of a similar sound from the lips of the victim. 

Greenness — A more or less universal quality. Seen to best advantage 
in fresh Boykin. 

Hit the Ceiling — Synonym of fall ; an idio(t)matic expression 
formed on the analogy of " hit the pipe," from hit, to ask and not receive ; 
e. g., " I hit him for ten plunks.' ' The element ceiling suggests the exalt- 
ation of spirit in the act of seeking a high grade and an implied descent 
incident to the refusal. 

Jewelry — That which J. Webb, Jr., always keeps conspicuously dis- 
played about his person. 

1 195 

Kennith Dunston — A celebrated character, the son of Professor 
Dunston, tonsorial artist. His chief claim to renown lies in the fact that he 
sometimes wears President Alderman's hat and vice versa. 

Luck — That which pnts you through on Collier's exams. 

POMPOUSNESS — Slightly more pompous than pomp. The special char- 
acteristic of Mr. J. H. Andrews. 

PsYCHOLO(;v — A study usually taken by Juniors ; meant primarily to 
" Please all the foolish and puzzle all the wise." 

Take a Sxeak — A colloquialism peculiar to the South Building inhab- 
itants. A figurative way of asking one to leave your room when he has 
been there for the last three hours. 

^ ^ 

H fan. 

A rtufFy bit of feathers, gauze or lace 
To fashion you owe your creation, - 

Of no use at all in cooling the face, 
But an elegant means of flirtation. 


Fools are our theme, let satire 

be our song. 
Its notes by distance made 

more sweet. 
Serene in the lap of legends 
Whom unmerciful disaster 
Followed fast anci followed faster. 
Like sentinels aged and mighty, they keep 
Their vigil on the green. 

A scholar and a gentleman. 

An artistic design in a golf suit. 

I was not always a man of woe. 

As mild and gentle as the cradled babe. 

A most valuable and interesting specimen. 

Thy powers are nearer death than thy conceit. 

If he is but young and fair, 

He has the gift to know it. 

In his brain, 
Which is as dry as the remainder biscuit 
After a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd 
With observation, the which he vents 
In mangled form. 
Remains a difficulty still, 
To purchase fame by writing ill. 

The Hellenian. 

(Uee Club. 

V. N. C. 

Our Football Team. 

' ' The Oaks of Our 

Old Chapel Hill. 
Dr. Hume. 
J. H. Atidrezi's. 
Jo7ies Fuller. 
Prof. May. 
A. Osborne. 


T. Wright. 
R. H. Graves. 


Why, then, do you walk as if you had swallowed 
a ramrod ? 

Loud-bawling orators are driven by their weak- 
ness to noise, as lame men to take horse. 

Like two single gentlemen rolled into one. 

Giv^e me a look, give me a face, 

That makes simplicity a grace. 

Who wastes so much time in thinking he thinks. 

Sent before his time. 

The gloomy companion of a disturbed imagination, 

The melancholy madness of poetic inspiration. 

Learn 'd without sense and venerably dull. 

Greatness knows itself. 

He excels in complexion the lily and the rose, 

With a very sweet mouth and an ' ' out o' sight " 

There is a gift beyond the reach of art — of 
being eloquently silent. 

Nature and fortune joined to make thee great. 

With all appliances and means to boot. 

I am the very pink of courtesy. 

He is not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a 
church door, but there is enough of him. 

By our own spirits are we deified. 

If few their wants, their pleasures are but few. 

The Smith (D. B.), a mighty man was he. 

Would you ask for his merits ? Alas ! he had 

The crazed creation of misguided whims. 

All of one nature, of one substance bred. 

A small boy grown large. 

Eternal sunshine settles on his head. 

It is in truth a cheerful little thing. 

A lengthy subject. 



Dr. Baskerville. 

Prof. Toy. 

Askezu . 

W. S. Myers. 
' ' Fresh ' ' Butler 

Skeats Nc'a'by 

B. B. Lane. 
Chappie May. 

Tobc Cojinor. 
Sitter son. 
Fresh Class. 


Our Recitatio7i Schedule 

Fare at Com77ions. 


''Reddy " Coles. 



Shepherd et ipse. 

The green grass grew all around. 

Oh, what may man within him hide 

Though angel on the outward side. 

I am no counterfeit. 

More lovely than the monarch of the sky, 

In wanton Arethusa's azur'd arms. 

Truth is stranger than fiction. 

If you wish to be valued make yourself scarce. 

Don't put too fine a point to your wit, for fear it 
should get blunted. 

Every man is as Heaven made him and some- 
times a good deal worse. 

I know everything except myself. 

Affectation of wisdom often prevents us from 
becoming wise. 

A little folly is desirable in him that will not be 
guilty of stupidity. 

I never saw a greater monster or miracle in the 
world than myself. 

There is great ability in knowing how to conceal 
one's ability. 

If he wait long enough the world will be his 

He who gives himself airs of importance ex- 
hibits the credentials of impotence. 

It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow- 
necked bottles — the less they have in them 
the more noise they make in pouring it out. 

Trust not too much to an enchanting face. 

A little mind that loves itself. 

The extreme pleasure we take in talking of 
ourselves should make us fear that we give 
very little to those who listen to us. 

There is a pleasure in being mad which none 
but mad men know. 


While Mr. Harris ivas post- 
ing the Dec. tiiarks. 

1 1 raj'. 

Bag well. 
Dolph Mayigiun. 
Edgar Neivby . 

F. Asbiny Giidger. 

Fab Hayivood. 

H. W. Butler. 

F. O. Rogers. 

Paul Collins. 

R. Wright. 

R. G. Davis. 

]]'. R. Webb. 

''Mouth'' Rogers. 

Jones Fuller. 

P. Du P. Whitaker 

Tom Green. 
Theo. Kluttz. 

Trust not him that seems a saint. 
By immoderate laughter you can always distin- 
guish the shallow mind. 
Sweet bird that shun'st the noise of folly. 
" I'm my mamma's dear boy." 
" When I wish to conceal my identity I sign my 

name. ' ' 
A simple child that lightly draws its breath. 
"A silent bell." 
Between a long head of hair and a red sweater 

there is ? 

A grace beyond the reach of art. 

Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou beest 

a good moon-calf. 
Marriage is a good thing for man in general. 
" I need a salting." 
Long and lean, lank and thin, 
As one of Satan's Cherubim. 
Nature has formed strange fellows in her time. 
A school-boy freak, unworthy of praise or blame. 
But, O ye Gods ! to hear him sing ! 
Blessed is the man, who, having nothing to say, 

abstains from giving us wordy evidence of 

the fact. 
Fine by defect and delicately weak. 
He belongs in the dull catalogue of common 

Hear ye not in me the hum of mighty workings ? 
Clever men are good, but they are not the best. 
I saw and loved. 
Nose, nose, nose, nose ! 
And who gave thee that jolly red nose? 
Ah, why should life all labor be ? 
Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly swell. 
He is so good he will pour rose-water on a toad. 
My own hope is, a sun will pierce the thickest 

cloud earth ever stretched. 

Dick Lezvis. 

Joe Belden. 

'' Cyclone^^ Andrews. 

L 0)1 don. 

B. C. Best. 
Kemp Letc'is. 
Bell, '98. 

Geo. Vick. 
Dr. Linscott. 

'' JMoon ' ' Grinies. 
Carmichael . 
Boy kin. 


George Green. 
Joe Graham. 

T. N. Webb. 
M. C. Elliott. 

E. C. McEachern. 



PJohl a la Tarboro. 


' Jerry ' ' Simpson. 

E. V. Patterson. 

''Lily 0/ the Valley'' Hayes. 



Beautiful as sweet, and young as beautiful, and 
soft as young-, and gay as soft, and innocent 
as gay ! 

Time elaborately thrown away. 

Elegant as simplicity and warm as ecstasy 

Who pants for glory finds but short repose. 

His wit invites you by his looks to come. 

But when you knock it never is at home. 

Unblemished let me live,, or die unknown, 

Oh, grant me honest fame, or grant me none. 

In indolent vacuity of thought. 

A little of a muchness. 

Oh, that those lips had language. 

These are thy charms, sweet village, 

Sports like these. 

A jay, 'tis a jay indeed. 

The man who hails you Tom and Jack, 

And proves by thumping on the back. 

How he esteems your merit. 

Some /a//s are means the happier to rise. 

"Just whisper if you get a chance.' ' 

A weariness to the flesh. 

He does well in everything except his books. 

It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright. 

In stature he is passing tall. 

And sparely formed and lean. 

One ear it heard, at the other out it went. 

" I's wicked, I is. I's mighty wicked, anyhow. 
I can't help it." 

Stiff in his opinion, always in the wrong. 

A creature not too bright and good 

For human nature's daily food. 

Best collection of college grinds. 

The unkindest cut of all. 

A short man and a long dinner. 

" Gentlemen, I was speaking ' paregorically.' " 

' ' Cherokee ' ' Cooper. 
' ' Booting " the Profs. 


Joe Graham. 

Fuller, Giidger & J. \V' 
''Jay'' Key Ball. 


Stuart Carr. 

Farrior on Psychology . 

Mr. Boddie. 

Kearney . 




D. B. Smith. 

J. S. Carr, Jr. 

A. Henderson, B. Shepherd 

and J. S. Williams. 
A piece oj Commons steak. 
O. Nczcby. 


A worthless piece of organic matter. 

Wanted — A governess. 

" Tobacco, hie ! if a man be well 'twill make 

him sick." 
"A pet child has many names." 
Of two evils choose the least. 
"You are like fig-tree fuel — much smoke and 

little fire." 
From children expect childish acts. 
As thy days are, so shall thy strength be. 
"Throw physic(s) to the dogs." 
To please the fools and puzzle all the wise. 
Little, but oh my ! 
Must be seen to be appreciated. 
Angels of darkness. 
All kinds and conditions of mei^ 
Oh, for the touch of a vanished hand ! 
Higher and still higher from the ground thou 

Are certain to make their mark in the world. 
" Be not afraid ; it is I." 
Little he'll reck if they let him sleep on. 
His rugged face betrays no spirit of repose 
Some say he has no heart, but I deny it ; 
He has a heart, and learns his lessons by it. 
Exceeding wise (?), fair-spoken and persuasive. 
I'm on very good terms with myself. 
" Oh, isn't he a darling — the bould sojer boy ! " 
Both his legs are longer than they really ought 

to be. 

How green you are, and fresh in this old world. 

" What's he good for ? " 

Vanity of vanities. 

The very type of innocence. 

Last but not least. 



7 he Lockharts. 

J. Webb. Jr. 

' ' Snitink ' ' McKee. 

Faison and Monroe. 

Cheatham . 
R. S. Busbee. 
Commons butter . 
Ralph Graves. 
Psychology . 
John Carr. 
Mars den Bellamy. 
C. Hill and Geo. Vick. 
In Faculty Picture. 
Poker Players. 

Geo. Pond. 

Craig e' s feet. 

'■'^ Rube Burrozcs ' ' lVoodso?i. 

P. Du P. Whitaker. 

Smith ( Yelloiv Kid). 


Pete Gorrell. 
C. Hill. 

Stuart Carr. 
Gaston Myers. 
F. H Bailey. 
M. C. Elliott. 
Padereu'ski Holmes. 

©HE Song op iphb fl. B. 

"Words by E. Payson Willard, '93. 
^ Unison. 

Music by Karl P. Harrington. 




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Copyright, 1897, by Karl P. Harrington. 

The Song of the A. B. — Continued. 




The foud - est spot on earth to me — This dear old Chap-el 









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I'll tell them how— a Freshman green— I came to college here 

('Twas early in the harvest time, and '89 the year), 

And how I looked with pleasure to the coming month of June, 

As I walked across the campus to the whistling of a tune. {AH ivhistle.) 


I'll tell them how the Sophomores would ring the college bell, 
And how they took the clapper out and hid it in the well ; 
And how they blacked the Freshmen, and greased the chapel seats, 
And cows put in the belfry tower with acrobatic feats ! 


I'll tell them of my boarding-house, and how the tough beefsteak 
Was tanned and sold again as hide, the finest boots to make. 
I'll tell them how the bill of fare was varied every day. 
So that we read it forward once, and then the reverse way ! 


I'll tell them how, as Junior, I broke so many hearts 
That Cupid, doubtless, had to buy a new supply of darts. 
A Senior, too, I strolled around with dignity and pride, 
And for my verdant Freshman days I wished again and sighed. 


But I'm going to be an M.D., or else and LL.B., 

I'm thinking of an A. j\I., perhaps a Ph.D., 

And I'm thankful, as I stand here to-day, a full A.B., 

That the Faculty have not conferred the proud degree, " N.G.' 


0"ly a Bow of Ribbon. 

Swiftly the twilight deepens, 

Long since the sun has set ; 
Seated alone, in sadness, 

He thinks of the past with regret. 
And holds in his hand a token, 

A bow of white and blue. 
The emblem of so many joys, — 

The colors of N. C. U. 


Only a bow of ribbon, 

Of ribbon white and blue, 
Faded, soiled and crumpled, 

A token so true. 
Only a bow of ribbon. 

Of ribbon white and blue, 
The emblem of departed days, 

The colors of N. C. U. 

Now in the dusky twilight 

Appear the by-gone scenes, 
He is again at college, 

Unconscious of all but his dreams ; 
While seeing again his classmates, 

His friends so tried and true. 
He shares with them the many joys 

At dear old N. C. \J. — C/wnis. 

Leaving the noble campus, 

On the athletic field 
He sees the '\'arsity playing. 

And never yet known to yield ; 
The boys are madly shouting, 

Upholding White and Blue, 
And he now wears that faded bow 

At dear old N. C. U.—Owrns. 

Although he's old and feeble, 

His end is drawing near, 
\\'aking, he still remembers 

The college to him so dear ; 
Still loving the grand old 'X'arsity, 

To whom all praise is due. 
He always keeps that faded bow. 

The colors of N. C. \]. — Chorus. 

H Song for Carolina, 

All hail, Carolina, 
There ne'er was a finer, 

More noble college history than thine ; 
We'll sing to thy glory. 
So far-famed in story, 

And garlands of sweet music for thee twine. 

Shout, sing, let it ring. 

Shout Carolina o'er and o'er ; 
The welkin above her, with saint, sage and lover^ 

Shall sound the swelling chorus evermore. 

In contests with error 
Thy sons feel no terror. 

But faithful battle ever for the right ; 
For truth is their token 
And courage unbroken. 

They stand among the foremost in the fight. 

With Yale or with Princeton, 
At home or at Winston, 

Thy sturdy athletes play a winning game ; 
On gridiron, diamond — 
(A bad word — can't rhyme on't") — 

The White and Blue will triumph e'er the same.. 

The Glee Club before you 
Will try not to bore you, 

But keep the music up to concert pitch ; 
With songs gay, pathetic. 
Amusing, athletic, 

They leave you the decision which is which. 



EDWIN WRAY MARTIN was born in Arkansas on November 20, 1868, 
and died at Pine Blufif, Arkansas, on December 29, 1896. He was a 
student at the University of North Carolina, in the Law department, 
in the years 1889-90 and 1S90-91, and the degree of Bachelor of Laws was 
conferred upon him in June, 1891. 

He was the founder and first Editor-in-chief of the Hellenian. He 
was one of the founders of the Order of Gimghouls. He was a loyal and 
devoted member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. 

Wray Martin was a leader. He was honest, unselfish, ardent. When 
his face was set toward the goal, his energies knew no respite till his purpose 
was crowned with success. 

He was an affectionate friend. He loved honor, and wore upon his breast 
the white flower of purity and truth. Never was there more loyal friend. 
To him friendshij) meant forbearance and trust and defence of good name 
and love. 

A mortal malady for months held him in its tightening clutch. Bravely, 
uncomplainingly he awaited the approach of the dread messenger. His last 
thoughts and words were of his friends at the LIniversity of North Carolina. 
His dying act was, with weakened hands, to take from his breast the Maltese 
Cross of gold, the emblem of his fraternity, and with gentle voice direct 
that it be sent to one of his friends in the Old North State. 

He is gone. Let us believe that as he went his eyes fell upon fields 
unutterably bright, and his ears heard music such as never mortal ears have 
heard. Our comrade is dead. God rest him ! 

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TUITION, $60.00. 

35 TEACHERS. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ 545 STUDENTS. 


Six Scientific Caboratories. . $cl)olar$bip$ ana Coan$ for needy. 





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Chapel Hill, N. C 



In every department this is one of the best schools for young 
ladies in the Sottth. Send for illustrated catalogue, showing 
how reasonable is the cost. 






Astral and Aladdin Oil, 



Southern Book Exchange, 


Second-Hand Books Bought, Sold and Exchan§:ed. 


Law Books, Theological Works, Medical Books, Encyclopedias, Stationery, 

THE Cheapest and best. 

N. C. Reports, Law Books and School Books a specialty. 

'''"%"rcVi[andserus. M. M. SMITH, 119 FayettevJlIe St., Raleigh, N. C. 

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People Do Say 

That A. A . KLUTTZ keeps an Up-to-Date Store, and is Head- 
quarters for University and Common School Supplies. 

He Is Out of Sight 

In knowing just what will please you, as he has dealt with 
students several years. For this reason he gets the students' trade. 

And They are Not Wrong 

For in his establishment can be found the best quality at the 
cheapest prices. He know^s a good thing w^hen he sees it, so 

In Buying from Him 

You know^ you have a carefully selected article. Kluttz is a 
friend to the students, and his stock is made up of 

The Best Goods* 

Here you can find a complete line of Gents' Furnishings, 
Jewelry, Text Books, Translations, Periodicals, Groceries, Fruits, 
Confectionaries, the Latest Styles of U. N. C. Stationery and other 
Students' Supplies, besides his elegant line of Cigars, Cigarettes 
and Tobacco. 







































St. jMary's School for Girls. 


For Catalogue, address the Rector, 



:236 <& ^38 Elm Stre-et, Greensboro, IN. C 

Carry the Largest, Finest and Best Assortment of 

Clothing, Hats, and Gents' Furnishing Goods 

in North Carolina. 


Agents for Knox Hats, Auerbach's Neckwear, E. & W. Collars and Cuffs. 

PHR^'cv^WH ";kkr, } Agents for the College. 




Shoes and Negligee Shirts at Your Own Price. 


Cbe Uitioersity tm ScbooK ^^^!:^JZ 

vvvvvvvvvvv in September, 1897. 

During a Regular Session, Three Resident Professors ; 
During the Summer, Two. 

Students in Attendance During the Session of 1896-97, 70. 


JOHN MANNING, Chapel Hill, N. C. 


Che Hrtistic Cailor, 

Has on hand a full line of Importei Oljalens of all the latest styles prevailing for this season Faculty 
Students and the Public will do well to call and examine my goods before placing orders else- 
where. Remember that I guarantee everything first-class and at very low prices. 

Cleaning, Repairing and Dyeing Done at Short JVotice. 



Fine Old Kentucky and North Carolina Whiskies, 
Wines, Beers and Cigars. 


Greensboro, N. C. 

J. M. HENDRIX <& CO., 



Carry m\ m Ceading Styles In men's Shoes, 


Our Agent for the University keeps on hand a complete line of Samples. 



Frank P. Morton, Prop. 




and Univ>mity Inn Jinncx. 

Headquarters for University Students and Traveling Salesmen. 

Excellent Service and the Best Accommodation. 

W. W. PICKARD, Proprietor, CHAPEL HILL, N. C. 



Have the Best Equipment in the State. 15,000 Square Feet of Selling Room. 

306 and 308 ELM ST., Opposite McAdoo Hotel, 







C» L, LINDSAY « « « « will satisfy all patrons. 


Buggies, Harness, Furniture, Pictures, Clothing, Dry Goods 


Cotton Buyer and Dealer in General Merchandise, 






Made from the Purest, Ripest and Sweetest Leaf grown in the Golden Belt of North 
Carolina. Cigarette Book goes with each 2-oz. pouch. 

All for 10 Cents. A Pleasant, Cool and Delightful Smoke. 


Til tbe equipment of a Student's Room 

it is generally conceded that a stringed instrument is almost an absolute necessity To 
secure the greatest enjo>ment from the purchase get the best your money will kfford 
H.xpert judgment pronounces the " Bay State " instruments the finest in the world An 
excellent instrument is the 


We have in stock cheaper banjos than this, but for a substantial, serviceable instru- 
ment at a low price, no other instrument manufactured can compare with it Send for 
Illustrated Catalogue. 


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pure mines, Olhishics, Brandies, Cobacco, Cigars, and all 
Kinds of Beers and Hies, <&c. 


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Yo« will always find a complete and tasty line of Clothing, Shoes, Hats, 
Ties and all kinds of Gents^ Furnishing-s at 



N. C. LONG & BRO., Managers. 

And Ynil WnnHpr Whv ™s business keeps on growing am 
AIIU lOU TTUilUCI liliy growing! The story is easily told. 


Our A§:ent at Chapel Hill will see that you are well taken care of. 


The Progressive Clothiers of Durham, N. C. 






DR. M. D. KING. Dentist, 

is Prepared to Give a Preparatory Course 
to Students in Dentistry. 

The Patronage of the Students and the Public is Solicited. 

See him at his Office, near Post Office, when in need of Dental Work. 




^^^ ip^ Stable. 

Rorscs, Buggies and Carriages 
Co Let at all Rours 

. Rates Low. . 

Chapel Rill, N- C. 

Carriages I^Iect 6rcry Crain. 

J\ (Uottderful Tnvention. , . 

Zoolog}' teaches that the hairs of the 
head are hollow, and contain an oil that 
gives them life. In clipping the hair 
with scissors, this hollow is left open, and 
the hair loses its life-giving properties. 

I have a machine named the Singeing 
machine, which removes the hair and at 
the same time closes up the hollow, 
causing the hair to retain its life-giving 
properties, and therefore stopping the 
hair from falling out or dying, and giving 
it a soft growth. 

Call and examine this machine and 
have your hair singed. 

Special attention given to dressing 
Ladies' Hair. Cutting done with ex- 
quisite and artistic skill by the old Uni- 
versity Barber of twenty years' experi- 

The singeing machine is highly rec- 
ommended by scientists throughout the 
country. Very respectfully, 


Prof of Tonsorial Art. 

We are out for all the business 
that can be had in our line by 
giving best values for amount of 
money paid and fair treatment. 
We carry one of best stocks in 
State, and would be glad to 
have you send us your order for 
Shoes. See samples of Agent 
at University, or address 

%. E. Barben, 

©reensboro, 1R. C. 

Uisits Chapel 1)ill in the Tall and Spring. 
mcRac $ mcJIllstcr, Jfgcnts. 

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merchant Cailor, 

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Tine Cloths, Cassimeres, Gents* Turnish- 
ing Goods, Canes and Umbrellas. 

Greensboro, n. C. 

Kicbmond Straight Cut Do. i Cigarettes. 


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Cigarette Smokers who are willing to pay a little more than the price charged 
for the ordinary trade Cigarettes will find THIS BRAND superior to all others. 

These cigarettes are made from the brightest, most delicately flavored and highest 
cost Gold Leaf grown in \'irginia. This is the Old and Original Brand of Straight 
Cut Cigarettes, and was brought out by us in the year 1875. 


And observe that the firm name as below is on every package. 


THE AMERICAN TOBACCO CO., Successor, Manufacturer, 


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The following letter was received by a 
Freshman from a six-year-old cousin : 

" Dear i thought i would write 

to you a few lines and ask you if they 
has blacked you yet if they do let me 
know if they black you all over or half 
when is you coming home if they put 
you into a house and lock you up if i was 
you i would climb out of the window and 
run away i haven't got time to write so i 
will close now write soon.'' 

— Tar Heel. 

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