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THE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, N. C, MARCH, 21, 1895.
" So. 23.
!' Bass-ball Notes.
We 'were very much mistaken a. few
iweeks ago, when we said only four of
last year's team were in training- this
f ear. : Bailey, F. and Graham, E.
fboth played on last year's team. Gra
liam, .is trying- for his old place,
Lentre field, and stands a good show
,f getting" it. He covers the garden
! well, and fields the position in g-ood
shape! ' His batting- is weak but is im
provingr . McAlister, J: is another
promising candidate for the same place.
He also covers the territory well , and
rarely misses a fly ball. His throwing-
is strong- and generally accurate.
His batting is also weak.
Graham, W. seems to have, the' call
for left field and is the best fielder in
the batch. He backs, up bases ant.
generally keeps up. with the play bet
ter than the others, tor the last, few
days his batting- has-been falling- off
but he began the practice, with a g-ood
lv number of base. hits. . . .
IJrem has been a candidate for field,
but has been transferred to first,
where he seems more at home. He
fully up to the standard there, as set
bv the other candidates, and on "pop
flies seems to be ahead of them. His
batting- also is weak. This position
is hard to criticise as no man has . yet
held 'it for more than a few inning's at
a time. ; ' ' ' ;' ;
As. to batting, the team has been
batting- for a priae offered by an enter
prising- clothing firm,' for the best av
erage in fifteen times at the bat.
Stanly; v Stephens, Collier,' Oldham
and Bailey, are lerding the candidates
Stephens has seveal four-baggers to
his credit and Collier has as many
doubles. Captain Oldham sticks to
his old love, the -."bunt, but we believe
he would do better if he would depend
more on straight hitting-j Stanley
has. changed sides with to perceptible
iv j ; ' i j j ' .. o j
eirect on nis oauing average, ore
phens gets a four once every nine in
nings, but sometimes g-ets three strikes.
Greg-ory has not got his eye on the
ball good yet, but improves every day.
Slocumb bats fairly well and would do
better if he would use a lighter stick.
Baily's batting is fair; not near so
good as it might be, but is improving
Johnson, C. hits the ball quite often,
but don't seem to keep it away from
the fielders. His great fault is slug
ging. Sometimes it takes years of ex
perience to break a player of this fool
ishness. Johnson, F. has improved
greatly in hitting-, for which he had
ample room. McRae bats poorly for a
very evident reason : he draws away
from the plate instead of . going- for
ward. Collier and Graham are also
examples of this seemingly uncon
scious, fault; '. It is a bad habit noth
ing else, and the sooner you break
it, the sooner will you fatten your av
erage". Brem is improvihg- at the bat,
McAlister also'. Price hitsNat everything-
in reach or out of reach. Hill
does not iniprovemnch at the bat but
is fast developing into a number one
pitcher. Klutz hits the ball often, but
rarely takes atour of the bases. Wood
son makes a hit now and then,' and
The diamond has had a thorough
scraping and is now in record-making-condition.
The new bases have also
been put in position and things begin
to look businesslike." The uniforms
are expected foptr.
A Reception in Honor of Dr. Wins
. For the last'' two' months Dr
Winston has spent the greater part
of his time in'Raleig-h defending- the
interest of higher education in g-en
eral 'against the. "attacks of certain
parties who have publicly and pri
vateiv waged an educational war
against the hig-her institutions o
our State lor some time past. On
last ' Thursday night Dr. Winston
returned to 'the' Hill more than vie
tor. At at a meeting of the studen
body bri Thursday af ternoon, it was
resolved that'the untiring- efforts o:
our "President and his gdoriqus vic
tory entitled him to a warm recep
tion by the entire student body. In
accordance with this, he was met at
the depot by, a committee with a
carriage drawn. by. four horses, and
driven at once to the Chapel where
lie was greeted by the students eu
masse, bv themembers of the
faculty, and by many of the towns
people. A hug-e bonfire furnished
light,' as well as added heat to
the already enthusiastic crowd.
! As the crowd was assembling- Dr.
Winston was escorted up the aisle
to the music of the colored baud,
and amid the cheers of the audience
At the solicitation of the crowd he
arose, and said the battle had been
won and won forever. He spoke of
the valuable services rendered es
pecially by the President of" the
Senate and the Speaker of the
House, refering- also to Fowler and
Stanford who were members of the
law class of '94. He said that he
and those who stood by him in this
contest had only saved what his
predecessor in office, Dr. Battle, had
! After repeated calls, Dr. Battle
arose, and, filled to overflowing
with enthusiasm,- spoke of the influ
ence of the University throughout
the State and of its mission to the
Dr. Hume was next called for
and, in -his usual pleasant man-
mer, spoke words of cheer to the
After this Dr. Winston was driv
en to his home and the crowd quiet
ly dispersed. ;
Banquet to Dr. Winston.
The Senior Class held a meeting- in
the Chapel on Wednesday . morning
and Messrs. Thompson, Alexander,
M obre, . Brown and Lindsey were ap
pointed as a committee to ascertain a
fitting way to testify , the appreciation
of the students to Dr. Winston for the
tireless efforts he has made this year
in behalf of the' Universit'. The
committee immediately met and de
cided that a banquet be given to our
The banquet is to be at Pickard's
Hotel on Friday evening-, March 22nd.
Toasts will be delivered by members
of the fatuity and by some of the students.
Prof, studying etymology: "vir,"
it t i
a man, gin, a trap, virg-in, a
'' :; ' '""'.' ' Ex.
The Alumni Quarterly. see much in it from the alumni who
As announced in the first issue, are in the world business men,
i T 1 f j1 A 1 I i 4 i 4
tne January numoer or tne situmui ministers, lawyers, teacners men
Quarterly is devoted to an account in every department of life whose
of the benefactors of the University fitting for their work was received
and their g-ifts. at the University.
The "Benefactions by the Alum- As a means of communication be-
ni" comes first in order. President tween these, men, of discussing ways
Winston in "The Revival of the and means in connection with the
University in 1875." gives a number conduct of the institution, it can be
of facts that are probably unknown of the greatest value.
to the great majority of the students
that have been here within the last
ten years. He pays a just and
worthy tribute to Dr. Battle, by
whose abundant self-sacrifice and
tireless energy it became possible
Messrs. Editors'. ...
Did you ever spend Monday of
Commencement week jn Chapel
I presume that this query will
for the present mauag-enient to place sufficiently introduce you to the sub-
the University on the plane that it Meet of my communication.
now occupies. Then cannot some plan be formu-
An account of the building- of the lated whereby this usually monoton-
Memorial Hall is given by Dr. Man- o us day may be made to be worthy
ning-, and the Endowment of the of a place in the Calendar of Corn-
Chair of Hisfcny by Prof. Alderman, mencement, especially of the Com-
The Gymiiasium and its equipment mencement of
completes the list of alumni bene- Your correspondent thinks there
factions, as they are given in thi may:
number of the Quarterly. Cannot we have a public debate
"The Mary Aim Smith Fund," between representatives from the
by which the chair of Chemistry is two societies in the morning, fol-
1 -i -i . l rr t -rA t 1 11. 'ill
endowed, and l he r rancis Jones noweci ny neid-day exercises or a
Smith Fund," for aiding-needy stu- base-ball game in the afternoon?1
dents are the subjects of the next At nig-ht we may still have the reg-
two ,'articles.. Mrs. Speight's be- ular meetings of the Societies with
quest, we suppose, came too late for the presentation of medals and
speeches , by the old members, as
These are' mere suggestions.
About fifteen pag-es are given to
an account of the origin of the Deems
Fund and a sketch of Dr. Deems,
taken from an address by the late March 20, 1895.
Pfv. F. Tj. Peid. delivered la.st
June State Y. M. C. A. Convention.
Dr T?ob1 rW a,mp ipmrtli infn The Y. M. C. A. Convention which'
uieucLausoi i,i.,eerns iue, g1V- 24th promises l() he one of unusual itl.
ing especial prominence to his con- terest, and will without doubt add new
nection with North Carolina. life to the work throughout the entire
state. The program has been well
rotten un. Different nhasi's f the
. 0 - . I - -
ueems as a rrontispiece. work wfn be discussed, and the . meet-
"The Mason Bequest" is quite a ing will undoubtedly surpass in inter-
full abstract of Mrs. Spencer's ar. est any that.has hitherto been held m
1 rlii St5ii. l lif lill4TX7iiif' life Th '
ticie in tne umvcrsny magazine tor delegates from the University:
February. Dr. Hume, Prof. Wills, K. L. Har-
"TtipDnnnrsnF thr Sifp." "Person ris, Thomas, McAlister, J. W., Bris-
nan, erram nan, anu ine Brcni( McCal? Canada, White J: II.,'
bouth Building- come under "li,arly Nooe, Shannonhouse, Price W. P.,
Benefactions." Wray, Wilkinson, Williams, Shepherd,
T "A; ,n,u,: -,A m:, .f Moore J- C., Harris, Dozier, Peace,
Dr. Hume will make an address on
"The Study of the Word Necessary to
Spiritual Growth, and Mr. Bristol on
"What We Do tor the Unsaved Stu-
Self Help," there are g-iven quite a
number of statements showing- how
many students who are here are
helping themselves. The article
gives conclusive evidence that it a
oor boj wants a .University Edu
cation he can g-et it.
The needs and plans for a Young-
Men's Christian Association build
There are many "rooters" and ar-'
dent supporters of the game who would ;
take it kindly if they were allowed to'. .
see the schedule of the games. They ;
have so far gotten most of their in for- .
ing, with the work that has been mati( about it from the columns of
done looking to that end, are g-iven the Charlotte Observer. We learn
w Mr. Horne. from that paper that the team,, will
Some calls for class reunions com- play the Boston League Team at Char-
plete the contents! lotte on April 1st. It is barely, possi-.
The -Alumni Quarterly, has, we ble ihat the Duffy-McCarty' combina
think, a distinct place to fill ; but it tiotl maJ make APril fols.oi us-
will take some time for it to g-et into The balls used in practice g-et lost ,
that place. Just now it is very almost as mysteriously as a bill in. a'
properly engaged in setting- forth Fusion Legislature. Pat and I auhne
he present condition of the Univer- are always rigidly searched before
sity, and in summarizing- some his- they leave the field. .
orical facts in connection with it. w Tcrott v,as returned from
The articles are almost entirely the (Greensboro where he has been re
work of men who are connected with cuperating- during the examination
he institution. Later we hope to period.