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THE OFFICIAL'" ORGAN OF THE UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, N. C, MARCH, 28, 1 895.
Base-Ball Notes. -
Captain Oldham has picked the
men to face Vermont, Boston and
Lafayette. We play Vermont in
Greensboro on the 30th, Boston in
Charlotte on April 1st, and Lafay
ette in Raleigh April 2nd, and also
two games here April 3d and 4th.
The team w ill stand thus for the
Stanle', short stop.
Bailey, 1st base.
Gregory 2nd base.
Slocumb, 3d base.
Graham, E., centre field.
Graham, W., right field.
McAllister, -left field.; ; ;
Subs: Johnson F, Hill.'
The above is also the batting or
der. Collier's absence will be felt
very much in the pitching depart
ment and at the bat.
Hill will face Boston. He ought
to give a good account of himself
as he has plenty of nerve and head-
work. With a good outfield as a
background, and we certainly have
a good one, the "Senator" will not
be expected to strike' out many of the
hardest hitting team in the world.
Johnson F. is easily the best in
fielder outside of those on the 'Var
sity, and may be expected to divide
honors with Slocumb.
The general verdict of the cranks
is that the present team is working
harder and better than any team of
laie years, v ery tew ever miss a
practice, none for the last week.
They play fast, gingery ball every
minute of the game and never let
up till the last man is out. This is
greatly due to the example of Capt
Oldham, whose fitness for his posi
tion grows more evident every day
Stephens will be in the box against
Vermont on the 30th, and also
against Lafayette on April 2nd. He
is in good trim and we all know
what that means for Lafavette and
Greg, says he has a batting aver
age, for one game, of two thousand,
and he can prove it to you.
j The bleachers waked up Wednes
day afternoon and made things hum
rfor a while with regulation base
ball music cat-calls, howls, groans,
lllr.r J 1 1 I i 4
pusses, tears ana signs out tne
scrubs didn't score even then.
Oldie and Pat are rehearsing a lit
le duet.that ; is sure to open Ver
mont's eyes pretty wide if they get
t on,' properly.
the new uniforms have been giv-
n out to the luckv candidates. The
ombination of the two colors, blue-
Tay and dark blue is handsome and
ffective, but why, oh! why did the
ntiorm committee have such a saw-i
y-ott hammered-down, crank-sided
onogram put exactly in the wrong
flace? It looks like it might be an
pngated ink-splotch or a handful
f blne mud, but it takes a disinter
red observer many moons to dis
f ver the X.. C, in it.
Manager Turner has made the
following dates for the first part o
March 30, University of Vermont
April 1, Boston League Team, a
ipru lvaravette oiiesre a
April 5, lvarayette College, at
The other dates Will be published
later. . A large number of
have been scheduled for the home
grounds, and every student should
attend them. The games are put
here, at the risk of loss, for th
beneht ot those that can not
elsewhere to witness them, and the
students should show their aoore-
ciation by being present at every
Lehigh University at
Football Men Attention.
T t i t
it is necessary to aeveiope men
for '95 to fill vacancies caused in the
team by some of the old players
leaving. Some of the class teams
had good players on them and these
men should train for the 'Varsity.
.rreii miliary worK tor tnese men
in the line of catching' and passing
the ball will be had during- April.
All 'Varsity men, as well as substi
tutes and Scrubs who are not
playing baseball should also join in
this preliminary practice. Dr
Baskerville has kindly consented to
supervise the work, which will be
conducted by Mr. Moore in my ab
sence. Practice begins next Mon
day afternoon in the. East end of
the athletic field. New balls have
been ordered. Everybody help
make us winners next fall.
L. I. Guion.
President Winston has announced
that the alumni addresses at the
coming Centennial Commencement
will be delivered by Hon. Alfred M
Yvaudell, r4, or VViJmincrton, on
"The Old University," and by A.
H. Eller, Esq., of Winston, on "The
New University." The President
will go North in a few days to in
vite "the bio-p-est man in the coun
try" to deliver the commencement
The University Magazine. Hunter L. Harris, is the only poem in
The University Magazine for March this issue. It was written while the au-
is almost exclusively an historical num- thor was a student in the University.
ber. Capt. Woodbury Wheeler leads The iluminated page is his own work,
off with a "History of the Tenth Bat- and is thoroughly characteristic.
talion of North Carolina Artillery." In reviewing the Magazine, weal-
He gives an account of the operations ways feel the difficulty of avoiding the
of the troops around Wilmington; in extremes of over-praise and undeserved
the South, opposing Sherman's army; censure. In this number, the editorial
and, later, back in North Carolina, work is as good at it jrenerally is. The
The article is of historical value, but contents are superior to those of the
it is not well written. One who is a February number; but are not up to
stranger to the history of the Tenth the standard that the Magazine set
Battalion will find difficulty in for itself at the beginning of the col-
some cases in deciding what the au- leere year. Aside from the sketch of
thor means to say. The date given on Wilson Caldwell, there is very
page 288 May 1865 is evidently little to attract those who' have no es-
a printer's error. On pages 293, 4, pecial interest in history. Those who
Capt. Wheeler pays a true soldier's tri- do care for history will find the leading
bute to the men of General Sherman's articles those by Capt. Wheeler -and
army. by Judge Clark very unsatisfactory.
Graham Daves writes of "Chattaw- Dr. Battle's article is the best thing
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ka or Chautauqua Origin of the in this issue, and it will be Widely
Name." He inclines to the spelling read. The printer's work on this num-
"Chattawka," and gives .a fact that is per is below the work on former num-
probably known to very few -that bers: and that we have, more than
this was the original name of the once, had to criticise adversely.
site of Newbern. The Tuscaroras, The fault may be with the printer
driven from this section by the whites, himself, or it may be with the mate-
moved to New York state, and gave rial he has to work with; whatever
to the lake upon which they settled it is the result is a positive dis-
the name of their old home. This credit to the Magazine. Imperfect
lake we now know as "Chautauqua." and blurred letters are
"North Carolina Troops in South many pages, while here and there the
America" from Judge Walter Clark, is printer's inky hands left their "mark."
about the part taken by North Ameri- The mechanical part of a magazine
can troops particularly those from has such influence over readers in gen-
North Carolina in a British expedi- eral, that the management cannot af-
tiou against Venezuela m 1740. The lord to send out a copy lmperlect in
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article is interesting, but of little real that respect. The mass of readers do
historical value. The author states not iudire a book by its contents; but
that there are scarcely any records by its appearance.
which he can draw upon; so his paper
is made up for the most part of sur- The Southern Railway Company.
misfvs hnfl imnn 1ipsp ff-w rP.-nrrU 1 he Southern Railway has made
Rnf Tn,W rinrtr is n'o4i i vJn.r very Jow rates on account ot the fol
To Washington, D. C. and return,
for the Southern Baptist Convention,
one, limited, first cJass tare tor the
round trip; tickets to be sold May 7 8,
good for fifteen days.
To Dallas, Texas, and return, for
the General Assembly of the Presby-
Prof. A. W. Hawkes, of Balti-
Do nofc forget the entertainment
,t Friday night in the Chapel.
more; has been engaged oy tne uia
ectic Society to give an entertain'
ment'in the Chapel before the stu
dent body and townspeople next
Friday night, April 5th. Let ev
ery body turn out and enjoy the oc
casion. , He lectures before the Cha
tauqua meoetings, and throughout
the Southwest have been repeated
again and again with increased au
diences. The public generally is
urged to hear him.
that few-North Carolinians know that
the State was interested in such an ex
pedition, and we thank him for his con
tribution. There are a number of evi
dent errors in dates; c. g., on page 203,
'1790"; page 305, "1840" (two places);
and again on page 306, "1840," are
three that we noticed.
Graham Daves objects to the story terian Church, at rate of one limited,
of Virginia Dare beinir called a"Myth." lirst class larc ror tne round tnP; "ck-
as was done by Mr. C. F. Tomlinson, ets to be soM Mav 13"15' ,)0(1 to re"
in his article on the" Manumission So- tu ""til J""e 3rd.
ciety" in the January Magazine. 10 uoston, Mass. ana return, lor
By no means the least interesting the ourteenth Annual Convention of
contribution to this number is the the oung k 'copies .Societies ot Chris-
cVoVi "W p-.irn " u-r "n.. i nan iinaeavor ana iNationa louny
ojvvi.V'ii vi. ii iiowu vuxunyiif J I
Battle. "Wils" or "Wilkes," as he is Peoples' Christian Union, one limited,
variously called, has for many years first cass fure for the round trip;
been a very important part of the Uni- tickets sold July 8-10, good to return
versity, and both A lumni and students untl1 JulJ 31st-
will he verv da lo 1i:ivp tViis tnrv lo Baltimore, Md. and return, to
his life. There is a good portrait of the Meeting of the Bapist Young: Pco-
him, drawn by Miss Caddie Fulchum. Ples' Union of America, at rate of one
Prof. Toy "calls attention to the limited, first class fare for the round
"Coming Celebration of Bismarck's triP5 tickets to be sold July 16-17, good
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Birthday." Any one who would like to return until August sth.
to tako nart in this rlfhratinii atiri To Boston, Mass. and return, for
still rpmnin nt lintnp. mav Iparti frotn the Inennial Conclave ot Knights
Prof Toy's article how to do that. . Templar, one limited, first class fare
W. R. Kenan gives a short account for tne rou,ld trIP: tickets sold Aug-
of the advantages and disadvantages ust 2323 H to return until Septem-
of using petroleum as a fuel.
John Codman Kopes's "Story of the
Civil War," and Dr. J. h. M. Currv's
"Southern States of the American
Union," are the books noticed that
will be of the greatest general
To Denver, Col. and return, on ac
count of th National Educational As
sociation, rate one limited, first class
fare, pius two dollars, for the round
trip; tickets will be sold July 3 4 5,
inter- and can be extended until Sept. 1st.
These are A'ery low rates and will
The other departments of the Maga- affrd a line opportunity for any one
, ,-. I to visit thr ;.h.iv nonits at a sniau
znir t.nrrpiit l iwimcnt." "I Viiiofro 1
Record," and "AlumniNotes"
uller than usual.
"Song Birds will Waken You," by
For any further information address
Chas. L. Hopkins, T. P. A.,
Charlotte, N. C.