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THE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE UNIVERSITY- . ATHLETIC- ASSOCIATION.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, X C, Oct, 24th. 1896,.
Varsity vs Guilford College.
AT GREENSBORO. SCORE: UNI
VERSITY 34, GUILFORD 0.
The 'Varsity played Guilford
a second game in Greensboro on
Saturday, Oct, 17, and this time
the boys covered themselves with
glory. For the Varsity Wright
played the star game. Seagle play
ed his first game on the Varsity
and did good work. Haywood and
Patterson rushed well, and Belden,
at full gave us a good imitation of
Brooke. Capt. Whitaker played
hard during the first half and play
ed a strong game. Our team show
ed a great improvement since the
Jbor ijuuiora, vowies aid. good
work. He is a good ground gainer,
Uuuioru s DacKs are last ana run
The teams lined-upas follows:
The Philological Club
Club now gets
announcement card for
. The Philological
out a neat
their announcement for next meet
Varsity. ' Guilford.
Best, R. E. Lewis
Seagle, i It. T. Petty.
Carson, R. G. Parlow.
Joyner, C Brown.
Neville, L. G. Hachett,
Wright, L. T. Fetter.
Whitaker (White,) L. E. Kerner.
Green, Q. B. Worth.
Patterson, R. H. B. Cowles.
Haywood L. H. B. (Capt) Tomlinson
Belden, F. B. Jordan.
Varsity Subs: Bagwell, Rogers, Lake and
White. Guilford: Lewis, Wheeler and
Umpire, Mr. White; referee, Mr. Devsn,
time-keeper, Prof. Blair ard Mr. Carnrichael
Cant. Whitaker wins the toss
and chooses the South for N. C.
Kerner kicks 15 yards to Joyner
who advances ball 5 yards. Hay
wood gains 2 yards through tackle.
Belden 1 yd through the center,
ball fumbled and Seagle falls on it.
Belden kicks and Guilford gets ball
on their 25 yd line: Tomlinson tries
end but fumbles ball and Best falls
on it. Patterson trains 4 yds, Bel-
den goes through the line for 4 yds
Patterson, by a pretty run advances
ball 30 yds. Wright 4 yds Hay
wood, 42 yards, Patterson 4. Ball
fumbled but N. C, recovers it and
Seagle advances ball 9 yards,
Wright 7 yards, Belden 1 yard,
Haywood 5 yards, making the first
touchdown. Time, 6.V minutes,
Whitaker kicks goal.
Kerner agains kicks off to Joyner
who advances ball 7 yards. Belden
kicks and Wright gets it. Belden
again kicks 35 yards. Jordan fum
bles ball. Wright recovering makes
touchdown. Time, 1 min. Whita
ker kicks goal.
Kerner kicks out of bounds; ball
is brought back and he kicks over.
Belden catches ball and returns
kick but kicks over touch line.
G. C. lines up on 25 yard line to
receive kick. Kerner k i c k s to
Green who passes ball ' back to
Belden for a kick; he again kicks
over touch line, Whitaker, falls on
ball, making touch back. G. C.
again lines up on 25 yard line and
Kerner kicks to Green who returns
ball 10 yards; Haywood gains 2
yards, Patterson ; gains 23 yards,
Patterson gains ,-4 yards, Wright
Continued 6n fourth page.
Phe Philological Club will meet
in the English lecture-room on
Tuesday evening, October 27, at
half past seven o'clock.
The following papers will be read
Latin -stems of the reduced Nom
inative. Dr. Lir.scott.
The Lay of Hnaef: a study of the
primitive epic. Mr. W. J. Horney
Ik the plot of rirst importance in
'Adam Bede'7 Mr. Mav.
The Birth-year of Tibullus
The Liberty-idea in Die Rauber.
Prof essor Toy.
Track Team Talk.
The work of the track team has
been delayed somewhat, owing to
the tact that the practice ground
was not in readiness. In the mean
time a heavy board has been put up
as a sort of curbing all the way
round the track, to prevent gutter
ing by water, ana all the coarse
cinders have been swept off, so that
the surface is much improved. A
good jumping and pole vaulting
ground with raised running paths
and large beds of soft earth has
been made. It only remains to re
move one or two stumps of the trees
blown down by the recent storm, to
have the hammer-throwing ground
Exercise was resumed this week
with a bright prospect of good work.
The team will train for the follow
ing events: Running hundred yard
dash; hundred and twenty yards,
high hurdles; four hundred and for
ty yards, straight away; one mile;
and two miles.
Jumping running broad; stand
ing broad; and running high jumps.
The men will take an all-round
training at first, then as they be
gin to show special aptitude in par
ticular branches, they will devote
themselves to perfecting their form
and action, each in his own depart
There is some good material al
ready on the field, but there is more
in college. Nearly every man ex
cels in something. Track athletics
with its several features furnishes
more opportunities for excellence
than any other department of ath
letics. So if any man knows he can
do somethng well, be it only one
thing, let him come out
too, who have never tried them
selves and do not know what they
can do. A little training sometimes
works a wonderful development.
There are, of course, good men now
engaged in foot ball; they will come
in later, and, although they will
not be in good form, they will be in
Prof. Mechling, besides being
competent and experienced, is en-
husiastic and willing to work, lie
is anxious to get out a good team for
i intercollegiate contest in the
spring, it we tnen ao not taice au-
vantage or the opportunity to get
the best athletic training and to lift
the University to the level of other
institutions in this line, we deserve
to bear the insignificant reputation
we now sustain in this department.
are some men in college
Subscribe to the Tar Heei,.
Indpor Athletic Contest and Entertainment.
Prof. Meckling has obtained lease
from the advisory committee of the
Athletic Association to give a seeies
of entertainments this winter in the
nature of contests in Indoor Athlet:
ics. An entertainment will embrace
an exhibition of all sorts calisthenic
exercises, w ork on apparatus, jump
ing, vaulting, etc. Medals of the
very best kind will be given for ex
cellence; not to the man who excels
in any one department, but to the
man who makes the highest
number of points in all. To illus
trate, if one man makes fifteen
points in one department and five
in another, while another man
makes five points in the first de
partment and fifteen in .the second,
their work in other departments
will, determine which is higher.
Prof. Meckling purposes to hole
the first contest about the first of
December. Looking to this end
some, new apparatus has been or
dered for the gymnasium. Work
will begin at once. The class in
apparatus work will be divided into
three grades according to the de
gree of proficiency. As members of
the lower grades advance they will
be moved up to the higher. A class
n club-swinging will be started
and a little later Prof. Meckling
wishes a class of fifty or sixty men
n fancy calisthenics.
All instruction in the above class
es will be free, but if enough men
to form classes wish it, for a small
tuition fee, Prof. Mechling will
give lessons in boxing and sparring
It is thought best to have the
first entertainment in December,
notwithstanding many good men
now engaged -in foot-ball cannot be
n it. This fact, indeed, will give
men who have had no special train
ing opportunity to attain some de
gree of proficiency before they will
be obliged to compete with the
best athletes in college, thus plac-
ng all on an equal footing for the
On last Saturday afternoon a
meeting of the newspaper reporters
at the University was held in the
Mathematics room, for the purpose
of forming an association to promote
the spreading of Chapel Hill news.
A proposed constitution was dis
cussed, but has not been adopted.
A committee of five was appointed
o look into the question of funding
suitable name for the organization
and also into the framing of a con
Officers for the projected asso-
f i m TTT
ciation were elected as lollows: w.
Smith, President; W. H. Bag-
ey UU, 1st. v ice-A iesiutriiL , av.
Nunn, 2nd. Vice-President; r . A.
iudger, Secretary; and E. S.
Our Editor-in-Chief went to. the
J? air Xhursaay. .
Death of Mr. Bingham.
Again it becomes our sad duty to
chronicle the death of one of our late
fellow students, and one of the Uni
versity's distinguished young alum
ni., ... i
On October 1(), Mr. Herbert Bing
ham died at his home at Mebane
after a long and lingering illness.
Mr. Bingham was with us at our
last Commencement exercises, full
of enthusiasm, love and affection
for his Alma Mater: and, little did
we dream that it would be his last
visit. A member of the Class of '95,
Mr. Bingham graduated with dis
tinction, and a long and successful
career seemed open before him, when
it was intercepted by the ruthless
hand of death. Why, we know not,
probably shall never know; but we
believe that somehow, somewhere a
divine hand is ordering all for the
best, and in this belief we are con
tent. The funeral services of Mr. Bing
ham took place on Saturday, con-j.
ducted by .Rev. Mr. Kegley, the
pastor, Rev. Mr. Shields and Dr.
Hume; the latter made a sketch of
his life and paid him an effectionate
The attendance was large, an ev
idence of the affection and esteem
in which Mr. Biugham was held by
those who knew him.
The Raleigh Club.
The readers of the Tar Heel
have probably either seen or heard
of the gay - and festive Keel ana
Orange colors with which a num-
:r of students have bedecked
themselves within the last tew
weeks. To those who are unaware
... . , j
of the signification attached to tnese
emblems, be it known that they are
the insignia of "The Raleigh Club."
As the name implies, this organi-
t r i ' 1. ...
zation is composed oi ooys wnodic
Lttending the Universityy from Ka
eigh, with the exception of fresh-
men irom tn-it cuy-. " ait uv-
clared ineligible. Mr. r. Whitaker
officiates as High Muck-a-muck of
The other members are Messrs. ,
Brown Shepherd, R. H. Lewis. Jr.,
D. Whitaker, Jones Fuller,, .
J. Haywoodd, Jr., W. G. Haywood
J. H. Andrews, George liroy, re.
Busbee, Jack Hayes, and John
The formation of this society has
, i il ' lo. rrcrn tit t U -
SUU'O'esteU otnei Miunai
tion? and it is said ribbons will ap
pear soon for clubs from University
Station and other large corpora
Two new tablets are soon to be
placed in Memorial Hall. One is in
memory oi wa.ii.ci .v -
he class of '44, who died in vi.
Mr. Steele was a prominent man m
he State ana a trustee ot the uni
ersity thirty-two years.
The second tablet is in memory
. r rti .1.11.
of William Johnston oi nariotte,
N.'C, who was born in lol ana
died in 18()(. Mr. Johnston was.
member of the class ot '4U, a trus
tee, also Mayor of Charlotte, and
leld other positions ot nonor auu
trust. . ' "' yy'. "'. " v '
1 ' .