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The Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1943-1946, February 02, 1918, Page 1, Image 1

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HE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA Volume XXVI. , No. 17 CHAFEL HILL, N. C, SATURDAY, FEB. 2, 1918 Price, Five Cents ii AK BATTALION STARTS BIG SPRING TERM OFFENSIVE GROUPS TO LEARN MUSKET, BAYONET, BOMB FIGHTING NEW TRIPODS READY NEW BUGLES DONATED TO CORPS The spring drive has "begun; the offensive has been launched against ' the strongholds of mili tary ignorance. This new attack is directed along the sector held by the forces of Modern Warfare. Flushed with victory over the fundamental forces in their fall attack, the veterans of the Caro lina Battalion are eager for the big push forward. Capt. Allen says the morale of his forces is splendid and that ho expects great results this spring. By the beginning of next week the work of specialization will be taken. up.. The battalion will be divided into specialized groups to carry on their own line of work. These specialized groups will of- fni lnofrnnf irvtia in OTKrinoDri'niv musketry, bayonet fighting, bomb ihg, special drill, and signalling. After about a month's work of specialization . the battalion will return to the same company for mations and take up further work as a whole, in trench warfare, bay. onet fighting, and firing on the range. The men who qualify in the special schools of bayonet fight ing and musketry will probably act as instructors when the whole battalion goes into the study of bayonet fighting and musketry. Re-enforcements have just ar rived in the form of an awkward squad of 22 men. When these men reach the necessary stage of efficiency they will be placed in the different companies to fill up the vacancies. About thirty wooden tripods, which are to be used for rifle rests in determining the triangle of er ror, have been made and are stored in the rifle rooms at headquarters. These stands, Capt. Allen says, will"' be used indoors when the weather is bad and outdoors in good weather. The band has a new room fitted up for its own use at Headquar ters where some of the instru ments will be kept and practices will be ' held. , Through 'Lieut. Leonard Mrs. John Stuart Ken nedy, of New York City, has pre sented to the Bugle Corps four handsome bugles. The members of the Bugle Corps are highly pleased'with the new instruments and have expressed great apprecia tion of Lieut. Leonard's thought fulness and Mrs. Kennedy's gen erosity. ; '. . - The following Carolina men have been promoted to the rank of First Lieutenant in the National Army : W. B. Umstead, L. A. Blue, Jr., E. T. Canslcr, Jr., II. II. Crawford, R. T. Allen, L. C. Bryan, J. 0. Dysart, H. M. Smith, J. M. T. uTrbyfill, K. C. Royall, JVC. Shepherd, G. M. Norwood nndR. P. Brooks. Billy Yord led the Y. M. C. A. discussion on Tuesday night in the reading room of the Y. M. C. A. on the subject, "The College Man." Students Editorial Work Wins Publicity Regular Space in Greensboro Daily News Reserved for English 29-30 Students Editorials in 'the Sunday, Jan. 20th, edition of the Greensboro Daily News by members of the class of English 29-30, have serv ed to call attention to the widen ing activity of University men. By these publications a new ave- mue of contact with the affairs of he State has been opened up for the University. Through the efforts of Prof. R. II. Thornton, who is in charge of 'lie class in newspaper editorial writing, the Greensboro News has offered to reserve a space in its editorial page each week for se lected articles by members of the class. The editor of the News in commenting upon these articles says that the paper intends to make their publication a perma nent arrangement, in order that the thoughtful men and women of the state may have an opportunity to become acquainted with the viewpoint of young college men. In the editorial page of Sun day, Jan. 20, were published two columns by the editorial class in cluding articles by J. C. Kennedy, R. L. Young, William Bailey, W. H. Williamson, G, E Crissman. Over 275 high schools have en rolled in the High School Debat ing Union thus far, and all indi cations point to a most successful state-wide debate this year on the question of compulsory arbitra tion of industrial disputes. April 11 and 12 are the dates set for the finals in the Gth annual contest for the Aycock Memorial Cup. High school week will also be featured by the sixth annual inter-scholas tic track meet and the third inter- scholastic tennis tournament. ON TO BLUE RIDGE ! Pneumonia Claims J, Mclver Julian Mclver died of pneumo nia at the Infirmary last Wednes day morning between two and ihreo o'clock. He had been in a very critical condition for three days, but was thought to be im proving until late Tuesday night. Then his condition changed for the worse. His mother and brother, of Sanford, were at his bedside when he died. Captain Allen an nounced the news in Chapel on Wednesday morning. The an nouncement brought a sense of loss to everyone. The battalion passed a resolu tion to use the funds in the treas ury to send flowers. C Company, of which Mclver was a member, met just after Chapel exercises and chose a committee to take ap propriate action in behalf of the Company. This committee added a wreath to the floral offerings. Mclver was popular with all who knew him. He was frank, open, and possessed a fine strain of loyalty in his friendship. He was a member of the class of '20. Dearr Stacy, in a tribute to the deceased, said that he died in preparation for the defense of his country- a death as noble in spirit as a death on the battlefield. BASEBALL LETTER MEN ELECT POWELL CAPTAIN SEASON OUTLOOK ROSY BATTERY PRACTICE IS HELD IN GYM SCHEDULE DEVELOP ING 5 OLD MEN BACK Jack Powell was elected cap tain of the baseball team by last year's letter: men recently, in a meeting presided over by Dr. Man gum. Five of Ian t year's team were present: Jack Powell and Beanie Kinlaw, pitchers; Walter Eeimster, third base ; Holmes Her ty, short, and Youi.ce, catcher. Practice is to start as soon as possible under the direction of Coach Bun Hearn, who showed last year what he could do with a new bunch. The cheerful sound of ball hit ting mitt can be heard at the Gym every afternoon now' from 2:30 to 3 :30, where prospective pitchers and catchers are getting in shape. Six pitchers and two catchers re ported for practice to Coach Hearn last Thursday, and Billy Steele will be warming up his pitching arm in a few days. (Continued on Page 4) FIVE EMINENT PROFESSORS ARE RAISED TO KENAN RANK DRS. VENABLE, WILSON, CAIN, GREENLAW, AND MacNIDER HONORED BY TRUSTEES Wiili 'Governor Bickett,- Chair man, and Dr. Graham present, the Executive Committee of the Uni versity Trustees met in the Sen ate Chamber of the State Capitol Tuesday, January 22nd, and rais ed to the Kenan rank five of the most prominent members of the University faculty. They are : Drs. F. P. Venable, Chemistry; II. V. Wilson, Biology; Prof. William Cain, Mathematics; Dr. Edwin Greenlaw, English, and Dr. W. B. MacNider, Pharmacology. These men will now receive $3,500 a year and each year following an additional $250 and they will be known as Kenan professors. At her death Mrs. Robert W. Bingham (Mary Lily Kenan, of Wilmington, N. C), bequeathed to the University $75,000 income an-' nually for twenty-one years and j thereafter an amount to be invest ed as a permanent 'endowment suf ficient to yield $75,000 annually. According to the announcement of President Graham, the money is left for the purpose of strengthen ing the faculty through establish ing a number of Kenan professor ships. Its main and ultimate ob ject, in the language of the will, is "in the interest of the education of the youth of North Carolina." The significance of such a large bequest given for the purpose ex pressed cannot be overestimated, both as it affects the State at large and the University. It goes to the very heart of public education in North Carolina. "Her method of carrying out her great thought . (Continued on Page 2) CHAPEL PROGRAM Monday President Graham. Wednesday Rondthaler and Parker in a clarinet-cornet duet. Thursday Student Forum in Chapel. Carolina Summer Camp to Locate at Asheville Younger Boys to Get Six Weeks of Military Training Under Di rection of Capt. Allen The University will conduct a "training camp for young men at Bingham School, Asheville, next summer. This scheme for mili tary preparation for North Caro lina's younger men. has been ap proved by the faculty here and has been passed upon favorably by the Trustees. Capt. Allen will have active charge of the camp and will be assisted by Prof. Hick erson, Bill Blount, and Bingham McKee. This course is designed primar ily for fellows in the high schools of the state but men of draft age who have not been called will be eligible for the course which will last from June 14 to July 26. The whole plant of the splendid equipment of the Bingham School will be turned over to Capt. Allen and his assistants. The number of the camp has been limited to 150. The training will be very in tensive and will: include besides the drill fundamentals, all the finer points of modern warfare which Capt. Allen has acquired during his three years of active service on the western front. Mr. John S. Terry has recently succeeded Mr. Cutey Price as president of the Di Soicety. As a result, the seating capacity of the presidential chair has had to be doubled. The, office of president now carries weight with it. There's one man on the campus wno s wise he carries an Inger- soll for the bell time and a watch for the correct time. "Red" Pemberton, Fayetteville, has been initiated into Alpha Tau Omega. H. S. Basketball Pot Boiling With the final contest for th'i High School State basketball cup only a few weeks off, keen interest and rivalry are being manifested ic evei7 quarter. Through the process of elimination two teams, representing the east and west, re spectively, will come to the Hill about March 10 to contest for thy honors in the final State champion ship game. This struggle will mark . the fourth annual high school cham pionship contest held on the Hill since the inauguration of these championship series. Winston-Salem has walked off with the lau rels twice, in '15 and '17, defeat ing Raleigh in the first instance and downing Durham in the lat ter contest. Durham won out over Winston-Salem in 1916. Dr. 'William D. MacNider, of the faculty, was married to Miss Sally Ford, of Salisbury, Janua ry 23, the ceremony taking place in Salisbury. Dr. and Mrs. Mac Nider went north on their honey moon. Josh Tayloe, Washington, N. C, has been initiated into Sigma Nu. TAR HEEL FIVE CRUSHES EMORY AND HENRY 63-21 FAST TEAMWORK, SHORT PASS ING AND ACCURATE SHOOT ING WINS FOR N. C. ENTIRE SCHEDULE IS ANNOUNCED The fast Carolina quint opened its regular college season by crush ing the Emory and Henry College team here Thursday night 63-21. Opening up with an amazing bunch of good passes and accurate shots, Carolina got the lead on the , visitors and never relinquished it, The visiting team played a scrappy game, but they were simply out classed. The speedy University five relied mainly on the short, swift pass. This, together with their ability to make every easy shot count, netted them 38 points to their opponents 7 in the first half. The Emory and Henry team started a spurt at the beginning of the second half. Some pretty floor work gained them five baskets in quick succession. Then the Caro lina defense tightened, and two goals were the sum total of the re mainder of the game. The visi tors excelled in defensive work, but they seemed to pin their faith to long shots. Time and again they secured the ball and worked it down the floor, only to lose it in a long try for the basket. Cpach Peacock seiitjn Jiis entire, second team in the last five minutes of play, with the exception of the center. The scrubs showed up well, making three baskets in as many minutes. There were no stars on the varsity; each member of the team showed up well. The line-up and summary fol lows: Carolina E. and II. Carmichael . . Jackson Left Forward Lynch . . ..... . ...... . . . Groat Right 'Forward Liipf ert Hoolcy Center Cuthbertson Knight Left Guard Tennent .............. Grobom Right Guard Field goals Carolina: Carmi chael (5), Lynch (10), Liipf ert (5), Tennent, (7), Cuthbertson (3). Emory and Henry: Jackson (2), Groat (3), Hooley (5). Goals from fouls -Carolina: Lynch (3 out of C) ; Emory and Henry, Jackson (1 out of 4). Substitutions for Carolina: Fearrington for Tennent, Morris for Cuthbertson, Hodges for Car michael, Gwynn for Lynch. Manager Kinlaw has at last an nounced the completed basketball schedule for the season. Three games have already been played, eleven remain on the schedule, two are pending. The games of per haps the most interest are those with Georgia and Davidson here, and the one with Virginia in Lynchburg. Georgia has not lost a game yet this season. Davidson is said to have -even a stronger team than she had last year. Vir ginia has defeated the strong Elon team, who in turn has defeated the V. M. I. quint. The Lynch burg Athletic Club defeated V. P. I. by the score of 39-16, and she (Continued on Page 4) i 'VCI r J? 'I

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