) THE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.
j Vol.3. UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL , N. C, MAY, 2, 1895. No. 28.
fhe First Game with Franklin and
I J Marshal.
U. JV. C. 2i. F. & M. , 5.
game with Franklin and
Marshal Wednesday evening was
bout the poorest exhibition of base
ball we have ever seen here,
f The visitors simply couldn't play
jball an:l the first inning- made it so
evident how the game was going
that the boys seemed to loose inter
est in the game, and slowed up;
otherwise the score might have been
50 to 0. ;
The boys batted Plank all over
the field and kept the fielders busy
chasing after base hits, two bag
gers, etc. , and Collier, who seemed
very much disinclined to move out
i)f a walk, sent his out of sight over
the right field fence and strolled
leisurely around the bases.
I Stephens pitched for U. N. C.
jSlocuni is still laid off with his
iand and Johson covered third,
I Below is a condensed account of
First U. N. C: Stanly, Old
ham and Stephens all get bases on
balls. Stanly scores on a passed
"ball, Collier hits to right field and
pldham scores. Gregory places a
itwo bagger in left centre and Ste
phens scores. Bailey hits to left
centre, Collier and Gregory score
and are followed by Bailey who
f reaches home on a multiplication of
errors by F. & M. Graham W.
;gets base on balls and steals second.
-Graham E. out at first. Johnson
I hits to third and goes to second on
I wild throw over first base and Gra
Iham W. scores? Stanly flies out to
I third. Oldham and Stephens each
hit to right field, Johnson scores.
Collier is out from second to first..
F. & M: Cremerout from Gre
gory to Bailey. Brown gets a hit
to right and Bartholomew to left.
Brandt goes out from Stephens to
Bailey. Plank gets base on balls
and Hosterman strikes out.
Second U. N. C: Gregory out
from second to first. Bailey strikes
out. Graham W. out at first.
F. & M: Sheibley flies out to
Graham E. Murr out from Stephens
to Bailey.' Socher strikes out.
Third U. N. C: Graham E.
flies out to centre. Johnson gets
base on balls. Stanly flies out to
pitcher. Oldham sends a high fly
to right which is muffed. Stephens
out from pitcher to first.
F. & M: Cremer hits to right,
Brown out from second to first.
Bartholomew makes first. Brandt
strikes out. Plank makes first on
a slow grounder to s. ,s. and Cre
mer scores the first run for F. & M.
and is followed by Bartholomew
who comes in on a past ball. Hos
terman strikes out.
Fourth U. N. C: Collier hits
a two bagger to centre. Gregory
hits over second and Collier scores.
Bailey flies out to short stop. Gra
ham W. flies out first and Gregory
is out on double play of first base
F. & M: Sheibley sends a hard
liner to Johnson who makes a beau
tiful catch with one hand. Murr
gets base on balls. Locher strikes
out. Cremer base on balls. Brown
out from third home.
Fifth U. N. C: Graham E.
makes first on error of short stop.
Johnson hits over- second. Stanly
puts a liner over short stop and
goes around to third.' Graham EJ.
and Johnson score. Oldham out
from second to first. Stephens
flies out to short stop. Collier
places a two bagger against the
centre field fence and Stanly scores.
on hit over
flies out to
Gregory hits to right, and Bailey is
out from short-stop to first.
F. & M: Bartholomew makes
first on hit to centre but gets out
trying to steal second. Brandt
strikes out and Plank g-oes out at
N...C: Graham W.
Graham ID. gets first
centre. Stanlv hits
over second and goes to third. Gra
ham E. scores. Oldham knocks a
pop fly and goes to second on error
of second baseman and Stanly scores
Stephens sends one against right
field fence and Oldham scores. Col
lier hits to centre. Gregory goes
out from second to first.
F. & M: Hosterman gets first
hit by pitched ball. Sheibly strikes
out. Murr flies out to right field.
Iocher hits to right and Hoster
man scores. Locher is out on at
tempt to steal second.
Seventh U. N. C: Bailey gets
first on error of first baseman and
is forced out at; second by Graham
W. Graham W. forced out at
second by Graham E. who gets ex
actly the same treatment from
F. & M: Cremer out from third
to first. Brown strikes out. Bar
tholomew hits to left and Brandt
Eighth U. N. C: Stanly hits'
one against the right field fence
and about five seconds later is seen
perched on third. Oldham
aims at the same plank and sends
another against the fence and goes to
second. Stanly scores. Stephens
is out on foul fly to catcher. Col
lier losses his over the fence for a
home run. Gregory flies out to
right and Bailey strikes out.
F. & M: Plank g-ets first on an
error. Hosterman flies out to first
Sheibley gets base on balls. Murr
reaches first and Plank is put out
at 3rd. Socher hits to right. Shie
blv and Murr score and Socher is
out attempting to steal home.
Ninth U. N. C. Graham W. hits
to rig-ht but, is out from 2nd to 3rd
Graham E. gets base on balls
Johnson hits to centre who muffs
and Graham E. scores. Johnson
scores on Stanlys hit and is followed
bv Stanly and Dldham. Collier
flies out to left and Gregory to p.
a . & M. JJrown e-ets base on
balls. Bartholomew strikes out.
Brandt flies out to centre and Plank
is out from second to first.
u. N. c.
Graham, E. cf 6
Johnston 3b, 5
Totals .S3 22 20 0 27 . 20
F. & M. '
PI.AYKRS. AB. R. BH. SH. PO. A.
Cremer c. 4 1 2 0 2 1
Brown 2b. .4 0 1 1 9 2
Bartholomew ss 5 1 3 1 4 3
Brant lb 5 0 0 0 0 2
Plank p. 4 0 0 0 5 2
Hosterman cf 3 1 0 0 3 0
Sheibley 3b 3 1 0 0 0 0
Murr If 3 1 0 0 2 0
L,ocher rf. 4 0 2 0 2 0
35 5 8 2 27 10 6
Summary: 2 base hits Gregory, Collier 2,
Stephens, Oldham, Eocher, . Bartholomew;
3 base hits Stanly; home runs Collier;
double plays Gregory and Bailey; struck
out by Stephens 9, by Plank 3; passed balls
Cremer 3. Time of game 2.20. Scorer Mr.
Bridgers. Umpire Mr. Roberson.
The Musical Clubs.
The Glee, Mandolin and Banjo
Clubs have iust returned from a visit
to the Western part of the State.
They left on Monday April 22nd, in
high spirits and ready for a good time
and to give good concerts.
But hardly had they started, when
misfortune befell them.
At the station news arrived that an
accident had happened to the Spartan
burg theatre and they could not ap
pear there. A heavy rain began and
in Greensboro for the first time m the
history of the clubs they had a small
audience there; but it was mostly made
up of College girls and every one did
his best to please them. The concert
was a failure financially, but Mr
Grimsley, who had charge of the hall
refused to receive any "pay for its use
and;we wish to thank him publicly for
this great kindness.
J. .he character ot the concert was
such that the cjubs were invited to ap
pear, before the Normal girls the next
morning. Of course the invitation
was accepted and as the first hour
was entirely given over to the music,
each -of the clubs gave one or two selec
tions and spent the rest of the time in
conversation with friends.
Winston would not have been reach
ed, had not Miss Kirkland at the. re
quest of the manager informed the
young men that it was time to depart.
But before doing so she presented the
leader of the club with a beautiful
bunch of flowers as a token of appre
ciation from the young ladies.
That afternoon the clubs gave a
concert at K the Salem Female Aca
demy. The performers at this' con
cert wore white ducks and blue coats,
thus showing their patriotism. At
night they again appeared in the op
era house. Here they were greatly
helped financially by, a theatre party
i if. o; j A-rj. j.1
given uy mr, oinununus. .fiaier me
concert the members of the club were
tendered a reception in the Twin-City
Club rooms, which was much enjoyed
by all. The trip to Winston was a
great success financially and from a
musical standpoint. ,
Jwly the next morning- all were
ready for Asheville, which was reach
ed at tour o clock, i he concert was
given for the benefit of the Asheville
Base ball team, and a large crowd was
expected. But here again the mana
gers were disappointed as only a small
house greeted them. Mr. iS. B. Mc
Kissick, manager of the Battery Park
hotel gave the boys a dance after the
concert. This was one of the most
pleasant occasions of the trip. Nor
would he end his kindness there, when
he found out that the clubs had
night off, as they were unable to visit
Spartanburg, he invited them to stay
at the .Battery I'arK as nis guests ana
to give a concert that night in his hall
and he would hear to no refusal. In
addition to this he gave a morning
german at eleven o'clock and still an
other after the concert. Had it not
been for this exceeding kindness of
his, the managers would have, been
compelled to find some alumnus who
would be willing to run the risk of a
loan. When the clubs left Asheville,
they were singing the highest praises
of McKissick and the Battery Park
Passes were given the "Varsity
boys," which permitted them to go
over that most wonaerrui palace ot
Vanderbilts, and the trip was much
enjoyed. Everyone in Asheville, had
shown the highest possible kindness,
alumni, friends, hotels everybody.
What a contrast with that received
In order to make connections the
clubs went from Ashevillle to Spartan
burg. A car was attached to the train
which was to go to Columbia and was
not to be used on the trip. But by the
kindness of the conductor the mem
bers of the clubs were given this as a
private car to go down Saluda Moun
tain the "steepest railroad grade in
the United States and from there to
On the car the instrumental clubs pia)'-
ed a few selections and in return were
entertained by some very remarkable
whistling, mimicry, and clog-dancing
by the porter of the train. The clubs
arrived in Charlotte about six o'clock.
Here the treatment was nothing short
of cruel. Charlotte, the so-called pa
triotic Charlotte, the enthusiastic Char
lotte lost all its reputation with at least
twenty two University boys. Cruel in
the size of its audience; cruel in its
hotels (Buford House) treatment;
cruel yes even unjust, unkind and
unfair in its newspaper criticism.
The University clubs are not profes
sional clubs. They do not claim to be.
They do not wish to be. They are
college clubs. But is it possible that
they would have given a concert in
Asheville one night of which the So
ciety News and Hotel Reporter, should
say that it was the very best concert
of the season, and then the very next
night to repeat the same concert in
such a manner as to deserve to be told,
vour last year's club was rotten, you
are some better. But still if "you im
prove as much next year as you did
iast you may then claim to be first
lass." Nor is this all, the reporter
also states that the few people who
vere present "were pleasantly disap
pointed." We presume he meant to
nay "agreeably surprised. Uut he
surely could not have been more cor
rect in what he really said. It cer
tainly has become characteristic of
charlotte that they are disappointed
.vhen any concert does hot prove to be .
it such a character as to allow them
o fully and freely vent their supply of
what they think is criticism. Per-
aps it is out of place for us to make
these complaints, but we were told
that the former clubs had not done
well in Charlotte and although the
present management had little hopes
r clearing expenses on me trip, tney
dt certain that they had a firstclass
irganizatioii. They were told-so pri
vately. They were told so publicly in
the papers of Chapel Hill, Louisburg,
Henderson, ,Oxford, Raleigh, Greens
boro, Winston, Asheville. Many
lotices being exceedingly complimen
tary. They had every reason to think
tiiat they were firstclass. They went
to Charlotte to redeem their reputation.
If the concert itself was not as good
uere as elsewhere it was because the
attention of the audience was by far
the poorest yet given. Can anybody
put life into music when he sees those
of his audience whispering all the time?
The criticism of the Observer of a year
ago, if we mistake not, was that we
had music of too light a character.
This year we gave Charlotte our most
classical selections and very evidently
we out classscd them as we are told
that "the boys would give a better
concert if they would render lighter
music." No Charlotte, failed or won
in our reputation, however that may
be, the present management most en
thusiastically advises the management
of further years to leave Charlotte out
of the question as a case too hard for
any but professionals to handle.
And we would advise the people
of Charlotte to remember that a very
famous critic has said, "the continued
finding of fault is not criticism; but a
sure symptom of a gouty frame or a
sluggish and inactive liver."
We have received a circular, an
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nouncing- a concert tour to oe mane
... ii 1 ' il . C
in tms state, during tne oummer,
by the Orchestra of the Brockman
Music School, at Greensboro. The
orchestra is under the direction of
Mr. C. J. Brockman, one of the
teachers of the music school. He
is a g-ood teacher and a good organ
izer, and his concerts always show
the results of his careful training".
The people of the State who en
joy g-ood music will be glad of the
opportunity to hear this company.
We hope they will visit Chapel Hill
durinp- the session of the Summer