SEE OUE ADVEKTISEES
MAEOON AND GOLD
CAEEIES THE BEST
ELOI\ COLLEGE, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1925
E[OS QOIIIT DEFIED
I NEWBERRy COLLEGE
Team Composed Entirely of Freshmen
No Matcli for Experienced Team.
Crutchfield and Newman
Kewberry GoUcge swept tlie liglit
Elcni team off its feet in the second
half of the g^ine here Friday night
and wim a 38 to 1(3 score in the lirst
^ basketball eoiitcst on the home court.
The visitors ■were slow in getting
start'.' I. due to tlieir inability to find
the basket on long slio'ts, and Elon took
the lead, which they held tintil about
the middle of the first period. Before
the half was over the vi;^itors tied up
and cijJed the period ahead, 12 to 8.
The Elon team, eoniposed entirely of
Freslnuen, were fast on the floor and
showi’d team ■work, but they also
shov»\’d the lack of experience and en
durance in the last half. The visitors’
teaiii also v.’orkeil as a unit, and ex
hibited sojue 7nce floor work.
'G^Tiliani and Wollct led the scoring
for the visitors, with 11 2)oints eacli
aiKi Butler and McPhee were in second
place with eight points each. Crutch-
fichl and Kewnian showed up well for
Elon, with Xewman gathering the most
The line up and suinmarA*.
Elon Pos. Newberry
Newman 1. f Gwilliam
Brinkley ........r. f 'Wollet
Crutchfield -c McPhee
Byrd 1. g Butler
Cadili‘ll r. g Kickert
‘Snhstitutes: Klon, Fowler for Brink
ley, Brinkley for Fowler, Fowler for
Brinkley. Kewberry, A. Butler for
Eiokei't, Westwood for Gwilliam. Scor
ing, field goals. Gwilliam 5, Wollct 4,
JlcPhc^ 3, Butler 4, Ne-vrntfi,n 4, Crutch
field 2. Byrd 1. Foul goals, G'vviniam 1,
Wollet 3, McPhcc 2, N’ewmaii "S. Hcf-
eree, Browne, time of halves 20 min
FHIS GRiSE ORATORS
Crutchfield and Lindley Will Be On
Commencement Program as Junior
A. Lindh'y of Saxapahaw, X. C.,
and H. E. Crutchiield of Keraersville,
N. C., have been chosen as Junior rep-
lesentativcs fi-oni the Philologian Lit
erary So'ciety to speak at commence-
*iieat this year, Tlie society gives a
Jiiedal for the winner in this contest
^hich iis held one afternoon during
ommeneenient, at which time all the
wci«ty representatives speak. Mncli
interest is always ehown in this part
tie commencement program.
These two men are very popular in
class and throughout the entire
student body. Mr. Crutchfield is a
Diinisterial student and is now serving
^^rcbes while pursuing his course here.
haa showai a great interest iu ora
torical work. Mr. Lindley is one of
Elba's best athletes and has done much
the field for Ms teams. But his in-
^•Teset in literary work is not lacking
These two representatives will no
^•^tt represent their society in a man-
that will be a credit to 5t, and
briag honor to themselves.
1 Happiness consists in the multiplicity
agreeable consciousness. A peasant
not capacity for having equal
^ppiness with a philosopher.
I ^9hen everyoaae Is against
^ ^es are you’re wrong.
REV. J. W. WELLDBS IS
NINEiy-KINE yEllRS OLD
Celebrates at the Masonic Home in
Greeiis'boro on January First. Has
Been Minister About 70 years.
Rev. J. W. Wellons, D. D., celebrated
liis £)9tli bh'tliday anniversary with a
ten- friends at the Maconic and East
ern Stnr lio)ne at Greensboro, N. C.,
on January first. Dr. Wellons, Itnown
lo' tlic students and most Elon folks as
'‘Uncle” Wellons, has been a minister
in tlie Christian Church about 70 years.'
His last pastorate was in Durham,
about 20 years ago. Since tiuat time he
lias spent most of his time at Elon
I’or a number of years ‘‘Uncle” Wol-
lons, who was never married, has lived
in o'ne of the dormitories here. The
Board of Trustees gave him a room and
board in the College dining- hall. No
student here shows more interest in
College activities than ‘‘Uncle” Wel
Although he spends most of his time
at Elon he visits the Masonic Home
during vacation period, when the stu
dents rre away. He is Chaplain of the
Masonic Home. During his many years
as a minister, Dr. Wellons has wit
nessed more tlian 5,000 professions of
faith. He is a native of Southampton
County, Virginia, but has spent the
larger part of his life in Nortli Caro
FRIEND OF ELOII DIES
DORING TRE ROLIDAYS
L. J. Fonville, Father of Elon Gradu
ates Dies After Long Illness at
His Home in Burlington.
Mr. L. J. Fonville, of Bnrlingto'ii, N.
C., died on the night of December the
24th after liaving been in bad health
for several years and very^sick for the
last few months before his death. He
was a very prominent citizen of his
town and stood for every forward look
ing enterprize. He was a member of
tho Christian Church of Burlington and
was a faithful attendant until he was
stricken. He was a friend of Elon and
sent four of his children to this Col
lege which he loved so' well. They are
D. R. Fonville, a trustee of the College;
C. C. Fonville and Misses Sadie and
iManiie Fonville. Three of these hold
degrees from Elon.
The funeral services were conducted
from the Christian Church of Burling-
'ton by his iVstor, Rev. G. 0. Lankford,
ajid Dr. W. A. Harper of Elon College,
MUSIC LOVERS ENTOY
NEW YEAR PARTY HERE
The ;^[nsic Lovers’ Club of the col
lege met for its first session in the
new year last evening in the large
lecture rooni in the Alamance Build-
ing, with Dr. and 'Mrs. W. A. Harper,
and I\[isscs Anne Watson and Pauline
Xelson, as host and hostesses.
WORK IN FULL SWING
Only Few Drop Out, and Number of
New Students Enroll. Many States
and Countries Represented Here.
The work of the second semester at
Elon College is in full swing following
th eopening of the college the first of
the week with practically all of the
students registered in tlie fall term re
luming to continue their course, and
also a number of new students w'ho'
were not in scliool in the fall.
A compilation of tlie students regis
tered reveals that 134 are Alamance
county boys and girls, distributed as
follows: graduate students 3, seniors
]1, juniors 8, sophomores 16, freshmen
46, and special departmental students
of the county 50.
Guilford county is represented at
Elon by 29 students, thirteen of which
are freshmen. Randolph and Forsyth
counties also have a good representa
Outside o’f North Carolina the State
of Virginia lias the largest delegation
of students attending liere, 53 in num
ber, 8 seniors, 7 juniors, 15 sophomores,
21 freshmen, and 2 graduate students.
The State of Texas is rei)resented by
3 students, South Carolina bj'’ 2, Penn
sylvania by 1, Georgia by 4, Porto Rico'
by 1, Alabama by 5, Japan by 2, Cuba
by 6, Indiana by 3, Michigan by 3,
Delaware by 1, and New York by 2.
SENIORS TRIUMPH OVER
RllfllL CmSS IN GME
Win Exciting Game From Jitniors in
First of Series. Final Score is
Seventeen to Twelve.
The Senior and Junior classes dash
ed Monday afternoon in the first game
cf the series of class games that have
been worked out by the committee on
Although the teams had not practic
ed they put up a good exhibition of
basketball. At times it seemed that it
would be turned into a football con
test. Tlie game was marked by friend
ly roughness. The score was tied sev
eral times throughout the game, the
first half ending with the Seniors lead-
Ing by one point.
The second half started with a rush,
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Contains Information About Building
and Events in Connection With
the Dedication Service.
The Souvenir Library Bulletin, of
the new Carlton Library Building of
Elon, has just come from the press and
will be sent to libraries and friends of
the college. This bulletin is a handsome
little booklet containing twenty pages.
The first two pages carry pictures of
the Carlton building. The third page
gives some historical facts in connec
tion with the fire and the giving of the
building by the donors. There is a
group picture of the donors and family
members present at the dedication of
the building. This picture was taken
in the general reading room. The book
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VESPER SERVICE HERE
First One of New Year. Theme is
“Birth of Christ”—Miss Nolan
At Her Best in Service.
The first vesper services of the new
year was given Sunday afternoon in
the Whitley Auditorium by Miss Cath
erine Nolan on the large pipe organ of
In spite of the downpdur of rain all
day a good audience assembled for this
service, a number coming from. Burling
ton and Graham and the surrounding
Miss Nolan’s general theme for this
service was the “Birth of Christ,” and
the “Hallelujah Chorus, Messiah,'’ by
Handel was a wonderful climax to the
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ELON IS HONORED RY
Is Made Member of Nat. Coll. Ath.'
Assn. Coach Corboy Attends Two
Important Gatherings During
Elon College has been lionored by
being admitted to membershii) in the
National Collegiate Athletic Associa
tion. This body met in New York dur
ing the holidays and Coach Corboy,
Coach of Athletics at Elon, attended.
This is one of the greatest honors that
.can be conferred on any institution
and speaks well for its coach and its
standards of athletics.
This associatio'ii is the governing
body of collegiate athletics. It is the
body from which all rules committees
are appointed. It also governs all na
tional track and field meets. It makes
possible American participation in the
Olympic games. The Olympic commit
tee and ccaclies are appointed by tliis
body. It lias final jurisdiction as to
amateur standing of athletics. This
body has done more to eliminate prosy-'
leyting and buying of football players
than any other body. N. C. State and
Carolina are members of this body.
In addition to attending the National
Collegiate Athletic Association which'*
met in New York, Coach Corboy at
tended the American Football Coaches^
Associatio’n wdiich held its meetings at
the Hotel Astor, the same place that
the other gathering was held. This
Association of Coaches is composed of
coaclies in the United States, Canada,
and Mexico, wdio have been co'aches at
least three years. The mem.bers of
tliis association are the leading coaches
of the country.
R. C. Zuppke, University of Illinois,
was elected president; Crow^ell of New
Hampshire is first vice president, and
Dr. J. E. Wilse of Ohio State Univer
sity is secretary-treasurer.
Besides Coach Corboy, Coaches How
ard Jones, of Duke University, and the
Fetzer brothers of the University of
North Carolina, are members of this
association from North Carolina.
SCHEOOLE FOR CUSS
GAMES IS ANNOONCEO
First Game Played Monday. Seventeeai
Others to be Played.
The class games have started and the
last year men have pulled in the, first
game. What the others will be no
one can tell.
The championship games have been
arranged upon a different scale so in
all, eighteen games will be played. The
team winning the most games will de
termine the championship.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Fri
day until February 20th, games will be
played. Come out and boost your team.
The schedule is as follows:
Monday, Jan. 12—Senior-Junior.
Wednesday, Jan. 14—Soph-Fresh.^
Friday, Jan. 16—Junior-Freshman.
Monday, Jan. 19—Senior-Sophomc^re; •
Wednesday, Jan. 21—Senior-Fresh.
Friday, Jan. 23—Junior-Sophomore.
Monday, Jan. 26—Senior-Junior.
Wednesday, - Jan. 28—Soph-Fresh.
Friday, Jan. 30—Junior-Freshmap.
Monday, Feb. 2—Seniyr*Sophomore.
Wednesday, Feb. 4—Senior-Fresh.
Friday, Feb. 6—Junior-Sophomore..
Monday, Feb. 9—Senior-Junior.
Wednesday, Feb. 11—Soph.-Fresh.
Friday, Feb. 13—Junior-Freshman.
Monday, Feb. 16—Senior-Sophomore.
Wednesday, Feb. 18—Senior-Fresh.
Friday, Feb. 20—Junior-Sophomore.