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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, N. C, NOVEMBER 30, 1893.
We have met the enemy and
ve are theirs. We expected it
however and blessed are they
who expect nothing for verily
they shall not be disappointed.
VVe were expecting defeat, but
We can see by the comparatively
mall score of Lehigh against us
that our men played good ball,
hut we vveje out-classed, that is
I However we are making tra
dition now. We cannot expect
to spring into the first rank in
foot ball in one year; in two
years, nor may we in five years,
put through our defeats we learn
wisdom. Some one has said that
Duly a fool bumps his head twice
against the same wall. We are
making eruditions now. slowly
building up a foundation of pre
cept and experience on which the
future is to erect a glorious su
perstructure of victories and re
nown..; No one can read the
signs and doubt but that the
day of our supremacy will come
5 Fortune recognizes the young
adventurer when he has worn
his spurs, but the great badge of
honor is withheld until he has
striven in many combats and
learned the lessons taught by ex
perience. ; We must acknowledge that we
are young and require the expe
rience of hard fought battles
with foes worthy of our steel to
enable us to have confidence
under their severest fire, and our
ability to bring our best resourc
es into action when there is need
of tremendous exertion. We
must have traditions, hard-won
games to point to us, showing the
merit or demerit of this or that
system of play. Tradition must
imbue our players with the spirit
that they are battling not for
reputation alone, but for the
great name of a glorious institu
tion. The student bod'- must learn
the le:-son of union. Leaders
must spring up when there is a
demand for loud spontaneous
cheering, or any emergency
ness of purpose that actuates
the loyal collegian, it can sym
arises in which the united action ; pathize with him in defeat, and
of the student body is required, it will cheer with him in his
In short we must have college ! hours of victory, but it will not
spirit. understand the the man who
The term is an anomaly her e Plays traitor nor him who can
for we have it not. Tis but a j cheer only in the hour of victory.
shadow, and even the verv little I ? ,
bit there is seems to be slowly
oozing a(vay through lack of CONCERTTHURSDAYNIGHT.
use. J On Thursday night a very
Just read the accounts of the pfcasanf concert was given in
preperations for the great games the University Chapel by young
in any college paper. See how ladies from Durham assisted by
the students have mass meetings, several of the aesthetic Hillians,
learn songs and yells with which The programme as rendered is
to encourage their own men and given below.
if possible to disconcert their op
Unless we have this college
spirit, this feeling of union, the
edifice we have begun will never
( Hampton, Mc
Orchcstra, Rae, Blair.Rob-
Recitation, - - - Miss Morgan.
Piano Solo, Fantacia No 24 Moll
Vocal Duet, Echoes, MissMorgan4-
TTT t '
Song, Banjo accompaniment Mr.
Solo, - - Miss Wood ward.
Quartette, ' Last Night.
nr S Cook, Robernson,
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be completed, for why should the Mozart, Miss Parrish.
players feel any more interest in
their alma mater than you? Or
will not your interest and en
thusiasm imbue them with the
same spirit even though they
have it not?
Talk of college spirit, why just
look at the way our team left
here. In any other college every
body would have turned out to
accompany them to the depot,
band playing, flags waving and
every one cheering them when
they leave, just as if they knew
they were already victorious.
But what a comparison. We
could have done it, and it eer-
" McAlister, McKensie.
Recitation, Miss Roberts.
Vocal Solo 'Tis not True
Miss Woodward, "
Recitation, "- - Miss Morgan.
Banjo Solo, - - Mr. Blair.
( Hampton, Mc
Orchestra, Messrs. Rae, Blair,Rob-
Miss Morgan made quite a
hit by her graceful and happy
manner while on the rostrum
tainly would have put new i as well as by her rich alto voice,
heart in the men who went forth the singing of Miss Woodward
to battle for the honor of the and the accompaniments of Miss
University, to feel that their wel-( Parrish, brought forth repeated
fare and success was a matter of applause as did the orchestra.
interest to everyone. But we
suffered them, like the Arab, to
fold their tents and silently steal
away and no one knew the hour
of their going scarcely. And this
is college spirit.
The public have come to look
on the college man as from time
immemorial it has regarded
the lover, as one to be loved.
Human nature the world over
Bobby Blair was appreciated,
indeed he seemed just from the
cotton fields, and with his many
'nigger songs" kept those pres
ent encoring until he was forced
to bow most parisenne and flee
to the quiet corner of the dress
ing room. We should be glad
to listen to such an entertain
ment again and hope to see the
Durham people back here ere
can appreciate the great single-' long.
MEMORIAL EXERCISES FOR
DR. C. F. DEEMS.
Exercises were held in the
chapel last Tuesday in memory
of Dr. Chas. F. Deems, once a
professor in this institution.
The services were opened with
a fervent prayer by Dr. hume,
after which Dr. Battle paid a
most touching tribute to the
memory of the deceased. Dr.
Battle was well fitted for the
occasion as he was in attendance
upon theJectures of Dr. Deems,
while astudeht at the Universi
ty and saw much of the charact er
and personality of that Divine.
When the doctor had concluded
the choir led by Prof. Harrington,
sang "Integei Vitae," and Dr.
Carroll pronounced the benedic
tion. Directly over the rostrum
hung a large portrait of Dr..
Deems, draped heavily in black
The 'Possum Hunting Club'
had a supper and banquet last
Friday night, The menu con
sisted of four large fat 'possums
cooked with "taters," and serv
ed in Geo.Trice's finest Delmonico
style. The feast was enjoyed by
eleven of the hunters, and toasts,
jokes, cigars and whist kept up
the fun to a late hour.
The club has had several
nights of very fine sport, and
with Davis and his good old
hound, never fail to score one or
more of the grinning marsu
pials. Several more hunts and
a final feast will be had before
During the past week the em
ployees of Mr. Samuel White of
Mebane, have been engaged in
putting up large support timbers
for the two large tanks situated
on the fourth floor of the south
building. The braces are very
heavy, and extend to the first
floor, completely preventing atiy
accident which might have be
fallen had the former props giv