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Vol. 17. U5ITERSITY OF 50RTH CAR0U5A, (APEL HIU, N. C, THURSDAY-, FEBRUAKTf 11, 1909. No. 16.
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE UNIVERSITY eJNORTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.
S0PH0M0RE-JUM0R DEBATE ALASKA - YUKON - PAG
MESSRS. WHITAKER AND MON
FRENCH DRAMATIC CLUB.
The query, Resolved, that the
ELISHA MITCHELL SOCIETY
FRED EMERSON BROOKS TO BE
ANNOUNCEMENTS OF COMMIT
TEE ON TENNIS ASSOCIATION
The Elisha Mitchell Scientific
Society held its regular meeting in
Chemistry Hall Tuesday night. In
the absence of the president the
vice presiden t, Professor A. H.
Dr. W. C. Goker, assisted by Dr.
with lantern slides. The views
shown were taken by Dr. Coker
last summer when he visited the
famous botanist Luther Burbank at
Banta Rosa, California. The lecture
Was intensely interesting and was
1 i ' it j i i " j ; '
rreatiy enjoyea Dy me large auui
nce present. After the lecture was
ever severa specimens of the fruit
grown at Burbank's farm were
The committee in charge of co
U mted btates should establish post- Wiate athletics at the Alaska-Y
al saving banks,, was debated J? ri- kon-Pacific Exposition wishes
day night by the Di and Phi Socie- hear from college athletes who ma
ties, ine fm upneia tney amrma- possibly enter the meets. The Ex
tive and the Di-the negative. The rep- position opens in Seattle, Washing
resentatives of the Phi were J. A. too, on ' June 1st and close;
McKay and S. F. Teague, of the on October 16th. The main exhibii
Di Austin and Hdnionds. btnldino-s are now furnisher! th
The debaters were fit and went several state buildings, the grounds R' ' Davis' avea kcture
,f. k,f on., t a At ..n... Oi.i A lTiD to tsuroanK, laustraxeu
' ai ll bub uv. ua t& tuiuLaLiVf' a. n. i hum iiJiitrt'siiiMs(iM i . r 1 1- ihv vith r
speeches were-good, and well deliv- will be ready in every detail on the
ered. The rejoinders were spirti: opening day. Alaska, Yukon Terri-
ed and pointed. The decision was tory, the Oriental countries and tlfc
was in favor of the negative, but, various states will have very novd
the committee vote was two to one. and attractive exhibits.
F. C. Whitaker Improving The athletic contest already art
P. C. Whitaker who was hurt in rauea mciuae a variety ol specia
a runaway a little more than a week events. such as army, navy, militia!
ago is improving. He has been in and Y' M- C- A- sports, Marathon
Watts Hospital. Durham, since race equestrian events, tennis, 8-
and for sometime his injuries were oared' 4"oared and single-scull row-
thought fatal. But there has been ,n' swimming, canoeing, jumoer-
a decided improvement in the last men s- sports ana tug or-war.
few days. It is reported that he The railroads have already au--
will be taken to his home at Enfield nounced extremely low rates to Se-
next Monday by his mother, who is attle, giving a choice of routes both
with him. News of his condition going and returning. Special rates
has been hard to obtain, and many wiU prevail from Seatle to Alaska,
of the reports were unfounded, the liawian xslandsand the Orient.
This, however, we think is on good The cool, bracing summer climate
authoritv. and pure mountain water ot the
Montague Meets With Accident Fu"e bound re5,on are considered
very tavorabie tor training. Viewed
from all standpoints the coming
summer offers the best opportunity
"that will be available for many
years for athletes to see the Pacific
coast and Alaska and at the same
time to enjoy competition under the
most favorable conditions.
Correspondence should be addres
sed to Dean Milnor Roberts, Univer
sity of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
A national meet open only to col
lege men will scheduled early in the
summer 'at a time most convenient
Mr. P. M. Montague, '10, is now
ill at the infirmary, as the result
of an accident. He was seated on the
operating table having an abrasion on
his knee dressed when he fainted and
fell to the floor. The occipital-nerve
was jarred by the fall, causing
mild paralysis for several hours.
Mr. Montague, at present, is doing
well andwill soon be at liberty.
The French Dramatic Club
This club has another name.but
it's French so let it go. But this
is getting busy. Every French stu
v. .-w w....jr - tof a majority of the competitors,
the play which the club will present The committee iacharire desire to
later. The play is Mollier's UnMe
dicin Malgre Lai and is said to be
Perhaps the club will be fitted to
present such an uproarious farce, Undents
at least that seems to be the opinion
Mr. Vermont and Monsieur Tom
my Parker are behind the play.
Fred Emerson Brooks Here Soon
The Y. M. C. A. Lyceum Commit
tee has succeeded in securing Fred
Emerson Brooks, Poet-Orator, for
au early entertainment. Mr. Chaun-
tey M. Depew has said of him, "Be
patiMr gxatlcmen, we are to have
more of Brooks later on. Most
streams are1 larger at their mouth
ihan at their source. It is not so
wth Brooks." We are glad the
committee has secured this popular
hear as soon as possible from all
those interested, in order to arrange
dates which shall interfere the least
with the proposed summer plans of
The individual medals and team
cups to be offered will be of such
character as- to add considerably tn
.xney win pericct tae biuucnu. in tfae honor of winnjng. place forone's
pronunciation of French (if they can) colIeffe in a national meet.
and will stage it. .,A '
At is no umounueu ueiiei i.ua.L ine
student bodv has in the outcome, events.relay races and cross-country
The students are acquainted with ruus wil1 take PIace at tlie raeet- Ia
f,aui, f., connection with it there will be a
of habit. Great interest is beine- senes of baseball, basketball, and
shown in the latest' examole. Un tenn,s maicnes, oesiaes boxing,
Medicin Malgne Ltd is said to mean wrestling and other special features
'A doctor in spite of himself.' There Kela7 races may be arranged be-
a.re a lot of examoles of that state- tween tHe Atlantic states, the Mid-
ment. so this homely truth will be d,e states ocky Mountain states,
trtfonmpri in its French dress on the Pacific Coast. Canada and the
;n-kf Anrir 1fifh western Indians.
I The committee appointed to con
sider some regulations as to the use
of the courts have drawn up the
1. These tenuis courts shall be
used only by members of the Tennis
2. It is required that all those
who play on these courts shall use
tennis, or some form of soft-bottomed,
3. Lime and a marker are pro
vided in the engine room of the
gymnasium. These must be used
exclusively in marking, off the
The committee further add the
drobably unnecessary remark that
courtesy will suggest to those using
the courts that at the end of two or
at least three sets they turn over
the courts to those who may be
waiting. The association does not
wish to place any time restrictions
upon those using the courts, but it
is manifestly unfair for four nfen to
hold a court from 2:00 until 6:00 to
the exclusion of others. The ceurts
when finally altogether prepared
will furnish room for sixty-four
men to play two hours every after
noon. Students, then, should not
hold back from joining the associa
tion because they are afraid they
will not get a chance to play.
THE ACTORS ARE READY
"HERO OF THE GRIDIRON' TO
BE GIVEN THE EIGHTEENTH.
NEWS FROM SOCIETIES.
The members of the Dramatic
Club are hard at work on the "Hero
of the Gridiron," which they will
prsent Thursday night Feb. 18th.
The play represents college life. The
characters are of various types from
the popular football player to the
measly freshman, including co-eds.
The men are under a good system of
coaching and by the eighteenth they
will be in good trim to imitate col
Tickets will be on sale at
Eubank's Drug Store next week.
The Phi last Saturday night
debated the query: Resolved That
postmasters should be elected by
direct vote of the people, like other
public officials. The affirmative
won and Mr. D. B. Teague made
the best speech.
At the recently inaugurated Fri
day night meeting of the Di the
query was: Resolved, that the merg
ing of all the cotton mills inter one
corporation would be beneficial to
the South. The affirmative won.
Mr- C C. Garrett made the best
speech and Mr. J. R. Nixon was
given honorable mention. At the
regular Saturday night meeting of
the society the same question was
debated, the negative won. Mr. C.
h. Cates was the best speaker.
I AM IT
When a man has been a mueker,
Let's himself be played for a sucker,
Then it stings;
And the rotten rainy weather
Causes to drop many a feather
From love's wings.
Oh, the hopeless self-excusing-,
And the dreary sordid musing
Of his brain.
For him there's no glad tomorrow,
His is self-inflicted sorrow,
Tormenting pain. .
If he had only loved her less,
He'd feel better; we confess
He's a fool;
But experience's dear-bought
Are worth a lot of hard dry
As a rule.
In fact there's only one poor
To whom experience is not teacher,
And a school,
That's a man whose heart's so
That it throbs at one faint .
A damn fool.