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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, " C, MARCH 2, 1893;
, . THE TAR HEEL.
A weekly paper published at the
University of North Carolina,
under the auspices of the Univer
sity Athletic Association, devoted
to the interests of the University at
Issued every Thursday morning.
It will contain a summary of all
occurrences in the University and
village of Chapel Hill.
Space will be assigned for the
thorough discussion of all points
pertaining to the advancement and
growth of the University.
A brief account each week of the
occurrences in the amateur athe
letic world, with especial attention
to our own athletic interests, and
progress in. Football, Baseball,
All society news, personals and
every subject of . interest both to
the students and citizens of the vil
lage, will be treated each week.
The columns will be open to dis
cussion on all appropriate subjects
with an endeavor to do full jus
tice to everyone. The chief and
his assistants will decide as to ap
propriateness of articles no anony
mous articles will be accepted with
out authors name being known to
the chief, which will beinconfi
dence, if desired.
Advertisers will note that this is
the best, quickest, and surest, means
by which they can reach the stu
dents. For notes see or write
"Business Manager of Tar Heel "
Chapel. Hill, N. C , or drop him a
card and he will call.
See nly prices'of visiting
engraving and fancy sta
tionery before purchas-ing.
De B WHITAKER.
THE APPROPRIATION FOR
We are glad to state that the
General Assembly has appropri
ated ten thousand dollars annual-
fly for two years to be spent in
repairing the University build
ings and in providing suitable
sanitary conveniences. This
is a work that should have been
done long ago. The University
is State property and it is false
economy to let the property go
down for lack of repairs. The
old East Building is one hundred
years old. The roof on the South,
the old East and the old West are
over sixty years old.
Sanitary arrangements . are
needed, as badly as repairs. An
infirmary for the care of the sick
is indispensable where 320 men
pre congregated together.
The appropriation will be de
voted to these purposes; renovat
ing the old East and . old West in
a manner similar to the renova
tion of the South, putting on new
tin roof, putting comfortable seats
in the recitation rooms, enlarging
the . capacity of the library by
erecting a gallery and putting in
in more shelves, completing the
water-supply, putting in baths,
closets, etc. , in the basement un
der ther library,' and building an
Gentlemen of the Legislature,
we thank you most heartily for
this substantial recognition of the
merits and needs of the Univer
sity. As students of the Uni ver
sity, loving the State and feeling
an ambition to serve the State in
whatever capacity we may be
able, we shall show ourselves
worthy of your confidence and
shall endeavor to repay the State
hereafter for helping us to , com
plete our education.
THE FEBRUARY DANCE.
It is Lent. The society belle
has gone into winter quarters and
sombre gown; goes to early
mass and afternoon service daily;
is served with boiled bass instead
of a; fillet de boenf and an oyster
pate instead of a broiled quail
She eats no outter and persuades
her better fellow-to give, up his
cigarette. But on Sundays on
Sundays she dines as she pleases;
her gray gown is becoming; so
she doesn't change this, but she
changes her diet and keeps her
dainty little mouth full of cara
mels which she has saved for the
occasion. , But she doesn't dance.
Oh, no ! Dancing-nights . a 11 d
Fast-days don't come within the
same solar day and the University
German Club had this ' in mind
when tjiey mdved up the Wash
ington's Birthday dance to suit
the church calendar.
That dayit was the 7 th the
noon train brought several of the
angels from the west, and the
night train another heavenly choir
from the capital and our sister
city, Durham. When the band
began with the opening strains of
the "Dude's March" the array of
feminine grace and loveliness was
enough to satisfy the most opti
mistic dreamer, and those who
had predicted a "german of 3
couples" were silenced, forever.
From 10 o'clock until the wee
small hours, youth and chivalry
vied with grace and beauty, and
the mazy figures of the german,
under the skillful leadership of
Mr. W. B. Snow, changed like
the colors of some huge kalaide
scopej and with the ease and tact
of a Beau Brummel he lead the
Golden Pageant through memer
ious windings and fanciful turns.
with a surpassing faultlessness.
After the . lingering, throbbing
strains of "Home, Sweet Home"
had died away, the entire company
repaired to the University Inn
where an elegant supper was
served. ., ,
. The Tar . Heel, as it makes
its introductory now to the world;
takes off its hat to the successful
lanagement of the committee
and the floor managers, Messrs.
Biggs and Andrews. '
The following ladies and gen
tlemen were present :
Mr. W. B. Snow, '93, lead the
german with Miss Isabella David
son Graham, of Hillsboro, pink
faille, point lace, .garnets. Miss
Jeannette Lineaweam, Columbia,
Penn. ; red silk, diamonds ; with
Mr. J. A. Gilmer, '93. , :
Miss Lucy Hawkins, Raleigh;
red silk, pearls; with Mr. J. L.
Patterson, '95. V ' ;
Miss Mary Moore Young1, Char
lotte; white silk, duchess lace,
pearls; with Mr. Garnett Smith,
'94- ' V .:' '
Miss Eduah Clarke, Washing
ton, D. C. ; black lace, gold trim
ings and ornaments; with Mr. De
B. H. Whitaker, '93. .
Miss Roberta Watkins .Smiths
Raleigh ; white crepe and dia
monds; with Mr. A. B. Andrews,
Jr., '93- :
Miss Mary Dancy Battle, War-
reuton; white silk, chiffon, gold
ornaments; with Mr; Thos. Ruffin,
Miss Annie Taylor Busbee, Ra
leigh; empire gown, brocade silk
inUi N. C. colors, diamonds; with
Mr. Julian Ingle, '94.
Miss Nelie Hear tt, Raleigh ;pink
gauze, La France roses;' with Mr!
A.' S. Barnard, '93.
Miss Mary Phillips, Tarboro;
gray crepe, pearl trimmings; with
Mr. J. C. Biggs, '93.
Miss Frances Carter, Raleigh;
red silk, blcck velvet, pearls; with
Mr. C. R. Turner, '65. -
Miss Jennie Hinton .Pescud,
Raleigh; geen mouseline de soire
pearls; with Mr. Chas. Basker
ville, '92. "
Miss Mamie Lewis Heartt;
Durham;, yellow silk, velvets,
gold ornaments; with Mr. B.
Rush Lee, '94. - -
Miss Eleanor Spurrier Alexan
der, Chapel Hill; pink crepon,
plack over-lace, pearls; with Mr.
Ernest McKenzie, '96.
Miss ' Henrietta Smedes Mc
Vea, Raleigh; primrose faille
mareschafneil rose buds ;with Mr.
W. R. Kenan, Jr., '94. - v
Miss "Laura Rollins Payne;
Chapel Hill; pink gauze, ribbon
and feather trimmings, pearls :
with Mr. C. R. Emery, '96.
Miss Mary Nash Strudwick,
Hillsboro; blue' nun's; veiling,
with Mr. Haywood Hamilton of
the University of the South. '
Miss Mary Stuart Wall, Dur
ham; white silk duches lace, dia
monds, with Mr. W. A. Graham
Miss 'Liza Whitted Williams,
Fayetteville, mouselin de soir,
diamonds, with Mr. W. R. Rob
The chaperones were:
Mrs. Alexander, Mrs. McRae,
Town; Mrs. Hawkins, Raleigh,
and Mrs. Wall, Durham.
The stags were: Messrs. Erwin
Avery, A. C. Avery, Jr. , of Trin
ity College. F. C. Mebane, of
Hillsboro; R. L. Durham, Greens
boro ; Paul Sneed, Durham ;
Blair '95, Boyden, law, Busbee
'93, Gatling law, Cooke 96, Ellis
'94, Gaither '93, Gregory '96,
Hartley '96, Moye 93, Meyers
'95, Peschau G. law, Peschau '96
and Russel, med.
Cleveland's complete cabinet
is as follows: Walter Q. Gres
ham, of Illinois, secretary of state;
John G. Carlisle, of Kentucky,
secretary of the treasury ; Daniel
Lamont, of New York, secretary
of the war; Hillary A. Herbert,
of Alabama, secretary of the navy;
Hoke Smith, of Georgia, secre
tary of the interior; J. Sterling
Morton, of Nebraska, secretary of
agriculture; Wilson I. Bissell,- of
New York, post master general ;
Richard Olney, of Massachusetts, .