T7 1AM MIL. VOL. 18 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPT. 30, 1909 NO. 3 OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION VARSITY TENNIS TOURNEY THERE ARE MANY GOOD MEN EN TERED IN THE TOURNEY First round lias been played off and second round Is being shoved ahead The tournament to determine what two men are to represent the Univer sity this year as her varsity . tennis team is now on. Although there are not so many men entered as last year still it is believed that there are as many men entered who have a chance to win out as there were. Among those who have entered there are eight men who have made their class teams Some of the others are new men who have shown up well. Those who have entered are: C. S Venable, L. Lamb, J. P. Morgan, P. D. Roseman, J. W. Lasley. Jr., K. P Bailey, R. G. Stockton, C. W. Tillett, K. D. Battle, C. L. Williams, Har gett and Fry. Of these C. S. Venable has twice been a member of his class team and once was mainly responsible for the championship which 1910 won in its sophomore year. L. Lamb was a member of last years freshman team. J. P. Morgan has twice made his class team and came near winning the first prize in the racquet tournament twice P. D. Roseman made his class team last year. J. W. Lasley was a mem ber of last year's junior team. K. B Bailey was a member of the sopho 1 more team last year and also of the team which was popularly known as the scrub tennis team. C. W. Tillett and K. D. Battle represented '09 for four consec utive years and were the winners of the class championship last spring. Practicallv every man who has made the team here for the past sev eral years, has used his class team as a stepping stone to the varsity. As there are men entered this year who have been members of championship class teams it seems as if we should secure a team that will do credit to the enviable record of our teams in the past. Neither member of last year's var sity have entered the tournament though both are in college. Foun tain is hard at work on the football field trying to win his third N. C. Hyman has so much academic work that he has not sufficient time to try for the team. In the past the tennis tournaments have been run rather loosely in the matter of time allotted for each round. This year the management promises that there shall be no delay allowed on account of any mortal man. That the tournament shall move up one round every two days that pass, un less the courts be in such condition that they may not be used either day. set. Four new men entered the tourna ment at the eleventh hour. They were: Edgerton, L. T. Avery, D. B. Teague, and Wyatt. The results of the first round were as follows: C. S. Venable won from Edgerton, Luke 'Lamb won from L. T. Avery, J. P. Morgan won from P. D. Roseman, J. W. Lasley from Har gett, K. B. Bailey from R. G. Stock ton, C. W. Tillett from Fry, K. D. Battle from D. B. Teague, and Wyatt from Williams. A GOOD STAR COURSE SIX STRONG ENGAGEMENTS IN CLUDING VICTOR'S BAND Although the Whitney Brothers will be missed there will be ample compensation The Star Course, the University series of cultural entertainments for the students, promises to be stronger than ever before. It will present two strong speakers, while the remainder of the schedule will consist mainly of musical attractions. The faculty com mittee in charge of the affairs of the course are Dr. Henderson, Chairman, Dr. Wheeler, and Prof. McKie. Prof. McKie has had active charge of the arrangement of the course, and to him is particularly due the credit for the completion of the very attractive list of entertainments whose numbers are given below. The course this year is decidedly the most expensive ever ar ranged and the student body is decid edly in debt to the whole committee for the painstaking care that has been necessary for its arrangement. The course is equally strong for one term as the other; in each session there will appear three attractions. Victor's Venetian band will head the list. This announcement will be re ceived with pleasure by all those who heard the concert given by this organ ization last year. This fall they will make their fourth tour, of the South and will give their performance in Chapel Hill on the afternoon of Oct 15. The committee hesitated for some time before securing an engagement with another magician, but believing that a real brilliant performance o this nature could not fail to Receive : pleasant reception at the hands of the student audience, they have closed ar rangements with the French magician, Durneau, who is considered a close rival to Keller. His date is Nov. 6. The committee promises that he is neither another Josefy nor any other kind of a Jonah. Probably the most interesting fea ture of the entire star course will be the speech of Sen. J. P. Dolliver of Iowa. This man made for himself national reputation during the last Congress, as the leader of th? so-called "progressives" of the Republican par ty. 1 he thing that attracted so much attention to these men was the fact that they, like some of our own North Carolina congressmen, voted contrary to their party pledges in regard to the Tariff. Sen. Dolliver will deliver his address here sometime in the late fall. In the spring the course will be just as attractive as in the fall. The com pany that will most probably furnish pleasure to the greatest number of students will be Elbert Foland and his Italian boys. They will come provided with a large amount of popular music, something that we all can enjoy. Their star attraction is a boy soprano who comes highly recommended by a mem ber of the Whitney Bros. Quartet. They will appear on Jan. 1st. On March 16, The Central Grand Concert Company will arrive. This company comes highly recommended both by ths tone of press notices and personally by people who have heard its concerts. The features of their per formance that have drawn most ap- (Concluded on fifth page) FOOTBALL GAME SATURDAY THE COACH GIVES HIS OPINION OF TEAM'S WORK Men are showing up well in the " scrimmages. Line plunges by the varsity a specialty The schedule is opened, the season is on. JWe are to meet Wake Forest on the home gridiron on Saturday for the first inter-collegiate game of the year. .'-' Though Wake Forest has just recent ly introduced football into the realm of her college athletics, she is by no means to be considered a mean oppon ent on that account. Football is on to stay at that institution. Two weeks ago an Alumni Athletic Association was formed there, and this, together with the student association of a simi lar nature, is to control football. This is a big step toward better football Last year was Wake Forest's first year on the gridiron, and their record is one of which to be proud under those conditions. This year reports indicate a far better team than the one which held us to a 17 to 0 score last year. Simmons, the big full back who made practically their only, gains through our line; the Leggett brothers, end and back, whose speedy play and heady judgement won the majority of the other yards for their team, are back in their usual positions. Meyers, former ly right end at Harvard, has been se cured to coach the Baptists, and his effort; cih only result in a good team. The student body there, from all ac counts, are enthusiastic over the pros pects for this season. Naturally we look upon Saturday's game as a practise game. And so it is, but experience should teach us that practise games have come near being our "Jonah" for the last two years. Richmond College has twice in the last two seasons closed her first half with a comfortable lead, and only sheer pluck, head, and Carolina spirit have saved the day for us. Let us not so tempt fate this time, else the tide may turn. We should go into the game Saturday with a certain amount of confidence, to be sure, but an overabun dance of that feeling is more disastrous than a deficiency. So we should make Saturday's game a hard fought, spir ited contest, and pile the score as high as it will go. The following is the line up for Saturday's game as given: Garrett, captain, South Atlantic and All-Southern, It.; Ruffin, q; Crosswell, rh.; Wil liams, D. M., lh.; Belden fb.; Williams, "Fleet," re.; Hedgepeth, rt.; Norwood, rg.; Deans, c; Thompson, lg.; Wins ton, le. The following and possiblty some others will be put in line during the game: Tillet, q; Fountain, q; Par ker and Brown, c; Porter, fb.; Wakely, rh. ; Elder, lh. ; Oliver, rt. ; McLean, rg. ; Belk, re. The writer had the privilege and pleasure of a private, personal inter view with Coach Brides Monday and is therefore prepared to give to the student body the Coach's first authen tic statement of prospects here. When asked what he thought to be the greatest deficiency of the candidates, Coach Brides answered without hesi tation that he considered slow start ing, inability to handle punts, and (Concluded on fifth page) REGISTRATION 791 THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PROBABLY 800 TODAY AH academic classes show an in crease and law class well-nigh doubled itself Now that the University has got fairly started on her voyage for the year 1-909-10 it will be interesting to take some note as to the size and clas sification of her passenger list. On Sept. 23 791 men had registered, while last year only 768 had come in by Oct. 12. It is practically certain that by University Day this fall we will have passed the 800 mark and be a full score in advance of the enroll ment of any year in the history of the University. In the first cabin, the Senior Class, we have 81, just one more than last year. Let us hope that this year's class will lead in , the percentage of those who live through the entire trip and that a larger num ber of men will muster in caps and gowns at commencement than in any previous year. The Junior class shows the largest growth over the corres ponding class last year. With a mem bership of 134, it is 46 men in advance of the number that the present Senior class could count in its junior year 218 of the 300 freshmen who were expected have shown up. There would have been 220, but, alas,' on the very night of their arrival, two promising, would be students became frightend at the ringing of the old bell and left .the next day. Only about two thirds of the class of 1912 came back to taste the sweets of sophhood. Some have decided to try another year at Math I and other favorites; but about 60 mem bers of the class have failed to show up. The pharmacy and graduate schools, with attendances of 35 and 22 respectively, are somewhat behind their record for attendance last year; but the law class with an enrollment of 99 makes good this deficiency. The meds show a decided slump as to num bers. There are 41 men less than last session. This fact can be attributed to the newly effective requirement for an equivalent of one year's academic work before entrance to this school. Altogether, with the largest aca demic classes on its record and the largest law class the University can stand a slight slump in the other pro fessional classes, though we expect to make it up next year with a vengeance. The Moot Court has been organized for the coming year and is to begin its activity at once. The following officers have been elected: S. J. Stern, Judge; L. J. L. Poisson, Clerk; C. J. Smith, Sheriff; F. E. Winslow, Coro ner; G. M. Fountain, Solicitor. The court will meet every Saturday at 8:00 P. M. in the regular court room. Every one is invited to attend these meetings, the townspeople as well as the students. The court will be especi ally interesting this year it is expect ed. The law class which numbers ninety-nine men is the largest in the history of the University and has many able speakers among its numbers. Dr. C. S. Raper has been in at tendance at the meeting of the In ternational Conference on local and national taxation in Louisville.