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OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL II ILL, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1912
One Hundred and Eighteeneh
Session Formally Started
PTAL REGISTRATION NOW NUMBERS 799
The New Dormitories and Medical
Building Are Thromn Open. Dr.
. Venable Makes the Adddress of
The one hundred and eighteenth
session of the University of North
Carolina was formally started
September 12th with the begin
ning of classes and an opening
address by President Venable.
Registration now amounts to
79'J. It is expected that it will
reach 850 in the course of a few
weeks and that all records of at
tendance will be broken.
The large number is due in
part to the completion of the
new dormitory. Although over
120 freshmen applications have
been turned down during the
summer on account of insufli
cient preparation, neverthelesstlie
freshmen promise to number 300.
President Venable mane an
address of welcome in Gerrard
Hall Thursday morning. Speak-
ing generally In, the enHre siu
dent body, but more, particularly
to the new medicial student and
he told them of the ideas of the
founders of the University and
their hooes for its errowth. The
absolute necessity for training
men as leaders of the people led
to the establishment ot the uni
versity, and the value ot such
training lies in the development of
hhe mind as an instrument which
may be used in any circumstances.
Dr. Venable urged the new
men to make every effort to con
tinue their courses until gradua
tion. He bade them. rememDer
that they were citizens of the
State and that in all matters they
would be treated as gentlemen
The University is better equip-
ped than ever to receive the large
crowds that throng here. A ham'-
some, new dormitory, the differ-
cut sections of which are .named;
lifter the distinguished alumni,
Kemp Plummer Battle, Zebulon him as a member of a self-gover-B.
Vance, and J. J. Pettigrew, ening community.
lias been thrown open to the stu-
lents. Steam heat, waler and
Lhower baths on every floor, are
unong the advantageous fea-
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lures. (JaldweJi Uaii, named ai-
per the first president of the Uni-
lersity will be used this session
ii'or the first time.
This building gives the univer
kity medical school, perhaps, the
jest equipped quarters possessed
by any institution in the South. '
Recognition of medical work
1rtiP 1irr 1ms hron sprurpd from
tlohns Hopkins University, and it
Is expected that the medical de
artment will grow wonderfully
-yji the next few years. i
) Work on the new educational
fjuilding has begun and the walls
Ire already up to the second
fj In the faculty a number of
Changes have taken place. Sue-
COLLEGE NIGHT OBSERVED
New Men Initiated Into the
Ways of College
"College Nignt" the time
when the Y. M. C. A formally
initiated the new men into the
joys of college life was observed
with becoming songs, yells, and
refreshments last Thursday
evening: At about 7:30 Oclock
the college bell began to ring, a
huge bonfire was lighted out in
front of the South building, and
from every direction the crowd
began to gather. Seniors, Juniors,
Sophomores, Freshmen and pro
fessional students were out in full
After giving vent to a few lusty
yells around the bonfire, the
crowd proceeded to rush, to the
Chapel, where representative
college men presented to the
new students the various phases,
of college life.
Doug Rights, President of the
Y. M. C. A., presided over the
meeting. "Bob" Strange was
cheer leader. "Bill" Tillett, the
energetic captain of the football
team, led off with a talking
speech on football He stated
that no parlor tricks were needed
on the football field, but that if
a man had "guts" "the kind
that start right now" there was
a place for him on Carolina's
team this fall.
J. D. Walker spoke next in
behalf of the Literary Societies.
No man entering college could,
he said", in justice to his own self
development, afford to leave the
University without allying him
self wiih either the Phi or theDi.
Lee Wiggins, introduced ' as
the great printers devil and busi
ness man of the University, fol
lowed with a business talk on
publications. Urged each man
present to write something and
bandit in to a college publication,
stating that only by the following
uot of this method could our pub
licftions here be successful.
Walter fcaokes, Jr., president of
the senior class and head of the
cnuneil, explained our system of
student self govetment and dw It
upon the necessity for each nun's
taking upon himself the resj-ou-
sibility that naturally belong to
"Hark the sound" was sung
with a vim, yells were .-iven and
the boys quickly accepted Du-s
Right's invitation to repair to the
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y. ru. a. numiing ami snuu'
in delicious liquid 'refreshments.
College was open.
I. W. Rand Dead as the Re
sult of Accident While
HAZERS UNDER BOND OF $5000 EACH
W. L. Merriman, A. H. Styron, R W.
Oldham, and A. d Hatch Must
Answer to the Courts for the
Death of Band. .
Isaac William Rand, of Smith
field, N. C, a member of the
Freshman class died between one
and two o'clock in the morning of
Friday the 13th while he was be
ing hazed on the athletic field by
a party of sophomores composed
of W.-L. Merriman, and A. H.
Styron of Wilmington,, R. W.
Oldham of Raleigh, and A. C.
Hatch, of Mt. Olive. The coro
ner's jury which investigated the
death made the following report:
'We find that the deceased
came to his death by being cut,
caused by a fall upon a broken
bottle, and find further that the
deceased, at the time1 of the fall,
was being made to dance upon a
barrel by a party of hazers of the
University of North Carolina,
and that said party (was compos
ed of W. L. Merrnaii,- A. II.
Styron, R. W. Oldham, A. C.
Hatch and other parties unknown
to the jury. We recommend that
said W. L. Merriman, A. H.
Styron, R. W. Oldham and A. C.
Hatch be held under bond for
next term of court of Orange
county for further investigation
into said death."
The details of the death are
these: About ! o'clock in the
morning tne tour sopnomores
entered the room of I. W. Rand
and R. A. Wellons, two freshmen
from Smithfield. Without being
given time to aress me two nrst-
year men were taken to the ath- into.oloser touch with the Univ
letic field, u distance of about 300 ersity.
yards from the dormitory. j Mr. Murphy reported that the
There, Wellons wan first plac- j news of the bublicat ion had been
e l upon an upturned barrel and I received enthusiastically by the
made to sing and dance. After Aiumni. Over . fllten hundred
performing for a few minutes he dollars has already been sent in
slipped down from the barrel, and I
in doing so .scratched himself
Then Rand's turn to mount the
barrel came, and he had just be
gun to perform, when he appar
ently slippeii iu tlii' same man
ner as Wt lions, lie fell to the
ground and lay there. He was
Continued on Fourth Pai?.
Horner at Chapel Hill
Davidson at Charlotte
Wake Forest at Chapel Hill
Ringham at Chapel Hill
V. P. I. at Raleigh or Winston-Salem
Georgetown at Richmond
South Carolina at Chapel Iliil
Washington and Lee at Greenwhoro
Virginia at Richmond .
AN ALUMNI MAGAZINE
Walter Murphy '92 Will Be
Definite arrangements have
been made for the publication of
a University of North Carolina
Alumni tnaggazine. The Mag
azine will be issued from Chapel
Hill probably six or eight times
a vear, the first number appear
ing the latter patr of October,
These plans were finally decided
upon at a conference on Sept. 9
between Walter Murphy of
Sailsbuay, General Secretary of
the Aiumni, Dean E. K. Crahatn,
and President Venable.
The movement for the - magaz-
ne was inaugrated at the meeting
of the Alumni last -Commence
ment, Plans were further sel
ected by a special commitee ap
pointed at that time and by the
Alumui Council at its meeting in
July. The conferenee here on
Sept 9 arrainged the final details.
Louis R. Wilson, '99, of Chapel
Hifl, was elected Editor-in-Chief
with the following Assooiate
Editors: George T. Winston, who
attended the University from 1896
1868, E. K. Graham,'98, Archi
bald Henderson,98, W. S. Ber
nard,'00, all of Chapel Hill,
Louis Graves, '02, of New York,
J. K. Wilson, '02. of Elizabeth
City, Frank P. Graham,'09, of
Charlotte, Kenneth TarinerT'll,
of Rutherfordton, Walter Murphy
92, of Salisbury was elected
Managing Editor. The public
ation in form will be somewhat
similar to the Tale Alumni Week
ly. It will contain general news
of the condition and growth of
the University. articles about
distinguished Alumni and notes
of all the Alumni. Athletic news
of the University will be publish-
eel, reviews ot doors by Aiumni,
; and anvthiug that may be of in-
terest to Alumni. The "general
purpose is to briny the Alumni, '
ani tnrougn tnern, tne state, i
for subscriptions- It is believed
by those in charge that the pub
licatiou will be self-supporting
from the start.
F. P. Barkcr,'124, is spendinga
short time with friends here
before leaving for Columbia
University, New York, where he
goes to take Law.
ON THE GRIDIRON
Sixty-Four Men Answer the
Captain Tillett s Call
MAJORITY OF SQUAD NEW MATERIAL
Wm, C. Martin Will Do the Coaching.
Nat Cartmell as Head Coach, and
J. J. Henderson, of the Faculty,
Will Assist Him.
Sixty four men answered Cap
tain Will Tilletts first call for
the football team.
These men were taken in charge
by a CQrps of coaches consisting
of Head Coach Nat Cartmell,
Field Coach Wm C. Martin, and
J. J. Henderson.
Upon the shoulders of Coach
Martin will fall the burden of
most of the work this year. He
is an expeienced football player
For three years a star on Notre
Dame University, he has . added
to his efficiency by coaching and
making a study of the game.
In addition to being actively
interested in football he is a star
trackman Coach Cartmell will
have general oversight of the
physical condition of the men and
will be on the field to offer his
advice. J. J Henderson, an in
structor in the German depart
ment, played football at Wesleyan
University and will assist in
While the Squad as a whole
does not look heavy, there seems
to be plenty ot hard workers.
Foremost among the candidates
is Capt. Will Tillett who will
undoubtedly play his old position
at quarter-back. Always a
brilliant player, Tillett promicies
to make a fine leader one who
will get the most out of his mat
erial. Other N. C. men out are
Wakely, full b ick, Strange and
Applewhite ends, and Abernathy
tackle. In addition tit.' following
men who were subsitutes last
year are trying again: Ervin, half
back, Husk and Long ends,
Johnson Little Abernaty, guards.
Leak, substitute end and half last
year, will probaly be tried iu the
Prominent among the new men
are Garrison, a husky line man
from last yearscrack Horner team,
and Beard, 'quarter-on the same
IcauijTaylor, a 175 pound half
back from Bingham; Moore, a
centre from M.iury High School;
Wright an end from Webb School;
Dortch, a big mau for the line;
Holewood, an all-round athlete
from Elon; Garrett a brother of
big "Icky". Peyton Smith,
Walton. Pendergraph, Bagwell,
Blalock, and Foust, scrub team
and class team men will all make
active bids for places on the team.
The usual preliminary work is
being practised every day, run
ning, passing, kicking, falling on
the ball, tackling and blocking
tfie dummy. The first game is
with Horner and the sbuad will
have to wok bard to get in shape
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