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UNIVERSITY UP NOirril CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, N. C, SATURDAY, MAR. 12, 1910
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE-UNIVERSITY OF. NORTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
ELISHA MITCHELL AND HIS
TORICAL SOCIETIES MEET
K. P. Battle makes address
before the Historical
Y. M. C. A. ADDRESSES
MESSRS. MERCER AND WEATH
ERFORD SPEAK TO STUDENTS
Avery interesting, meeting1 of the
Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society was
held in Chemistry Hall Tuesday night
Major Wm. Cain presented a paper en
titled, "The Influence of Cohesion in
Pressure of Earth Against Wells,"
Another paper was presented by Dr
Joseph Hyde Pratt on, "The Conser
vation and Utilization of Our Natura
Dr. Kemp P, Battle, addressed the
Historical Society Monday .night. His
subject was, "George E, Badger,'' and
other great North Carolinians connect
ed with Badger, were mentioned. Dr.
Battle was personally, acquainted with
Badger, and with many prominent
statesmen of his time. The address
was of a reminiscent, nature, inter
spersed with incidents and pleasant
Dr. Battle gave an interesting dis
cussion of .-.Badger's careo. (Badger
was a brilliant lawyer and talented
man.) He went to the legislature at
the early age of 21 years.. Mangum
and such men were also in legislature
with him. Badger was later a super
ior court judge. He helped Chief Jus
tice Kuffin to save the state bank es-
Gerrard Hall filled with men
rapt attention to speakers'
words - ' '
Wednesday night,' Mr. "Eddie" C.
Mercer addressed a large crowd i of
students in Gerrard Hal!. Mr. Mercer
spoke in part as follows: . "
PROGRESS IN 6ASEBA1I. EXCELLENT WEEK'S CHAPEL
PR. LAWSON REVIEWS THE I.M Y. M C. A spfakpdc r.
nnnvcuciiT u l m . I .
Big fight for catcher's and short- Messrs. Mercer, Weatherford, and
stop's positions. Also right Willis, make strong
field stands open addresses
Alter the past. week's hard practice, v enable spoke in the chapel
Dr. Lawson is becoming more and un(lay about the help students can
more acquainted with the al)ilit of his !ve 111 building up the universitv
candidate:;!. At present he believes winff to the lack of funds, he said.
Every man is a tempted man and be- that the squad is steadily iuit.rovino MracticaIly all newspaper advertising
ing tempted is in no wise a sin, but day by day, but that a few of the men wm "ave to be discontinued this year.
rather the opportunity God gives for are still loafing a little. ' ; Wow it. is necessary that the universitv
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man io duiiu up nis cnaracier. ooine A:. brief, survey of the material from " uown ami olle ot te worthiest
wit has wisely said there are two kinds which this year's team is to be chosen means l)v which this can be accomnlish-
of people that are not tempted: "those Was made by Coach Lawsou this morn- 0(1 ' through the help of the universi-
that are dead out in the . cemetery and irtg. In speaking of his candidates he tv s" Vwho have learned what she of-
imbeciles and idiots.' You men may Uye the following- ooinions: fers, and have felt the irreat work u.
not be tempted just as I was tempted, "All the pitchers are as yet entirely ,s tr3'.,n l 'lo- Dr.' Venable urged all
but tempted you will be, Doth while at too slow in fielding their positions,
the university and far more keenly tho aside ; from this they are making
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wucii gti um in nn- iw an excei.jeu i; snowing. oiewart is
gage in your ife work. "My personal rapidly' regaining-' the form with which
temptations at college were along the 1C wound up last season's schedule,
tne students to get in poronal touch
with men they know who are intend
ing to go to college next fall. Two
things he, warned them against: that
the students see that' the men are pre-
with Hedgrpetli and ' Sloan are both very I?arel to enter' the university; and thaf
be made as t
lines of drink, gambling, going
the wrong crowd, selfishness, and be- slow in .beginning to show any form.
no linsrenresenfa tinn
the ease with which
, On Tuesday Dr. Ve liable made a
very interesting talk about the founda
tion of the Elisha. Mitchell Scientific
...... t,-. n.c.,Mn1 -ii. in. l:ini r4 fKt I t .. 1 l' i l! 1
cumiiig no lyuppcu mwiiei was ueen nanuicappeu oy a
nou essential things of life. I did not ,SOre arm which he rot bv usintr a hard
liave time to consider God. If a man curve ball too early in the season.
yields to this class of tempation he . "For the position of catcher, With
will eventually lose respect for himself erington i is at present' the most prom
the confidence of the , best people, isintr candidate. Tho he has not had Society, and about the influent if hoc
iealth, and finally heaven in the end J the experience of the other candidates experienced upon the! university life
To conquer these temptations means hjs throwing to bases is first class and 'and spirit. Twenty-seven years a-o
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the highest type 01 mannoou, ben re- lls luttirg up to the average. Swmk troiessor Graves, , Professor IL lmes,
spect, the cMtecm of the best business has- bee4iUt;5 r-'' nicel v .but' . he seems aild himself formed this social v. wiVh
launsu siaic wuuwuic m au.v. me0 an(1 tne exercise 01 me mosi neip- not to peg quite so well. Poole is ever since tliat day, has lnsinred and
Badger was made secretary of navy
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ful influence. A great many stuaents throwing exceedingly well. All the
try to conquer their own temptations catchers are excellent fielders and the
in their own strength. My experience race for the position will dedend upon
is that a great majority make an ab- their stick work and arm.
solute failure. I will admit that many "For first and second bases; there
students do conquer some particular h,as been a noticeable lack of compe-
temptation, but I have not yet in all tition. It seems pretty well settled Greensboro, North Carolina
tnv experience with college men found chat Hamilton and Duncan will cover
one who was complete master of his this part of the field. However. xfc- " j?orcin- ard domestic .'Hardware,
temptation, leading the right sort of Uans, E. C. and W, T.. are doing Mill Supplies, Mantels, Grates,
lite and jlieiping mamunu iu uignci orood work at the initial bag tor the
levels, who did so within himself. Ap- scrubs and Sumner plays well at sec-
propriation of Jesus Christ and the 0nd. ; :
applying of his teaching in our own Tne fight about short is the fiercest
life and leaning upon Him for divine 0n the field. Out for this position are:
strength, is in my judgment, the only Bailey, Harris, Tillett. Lyon, andBuie;
sure way that we can get complete At present Bailey shows up as the
mastery of ourselves, most promising man. His hitting is
That I might make very plain to improving, and his hard steady work
you in a concrete way the evolution of is making him sure in fielding. Harris
sin and the power ot Jesus Christ to is doing well except in batting, lie
release a man from sin. I will give seems unable to vary his hits, sending
you in brief my story, but before 1 do every ball to the same spot. Iillett
or lft mp. pmtmasize two thinsrs. First, has been doin; y-ood fielding but is la-
I would have been far a better man mentably weak in hitting. Lyon and
had I never gone down into sin. Sec- Buie have not been out '."long enngh
ond, I don't want any student here to to show up yet.
art'ue that because I had what is call- "At third Armstrong is daily ma
cd a good , time at college and was king his hold secure. He fields clean
mastered and overcome by this so call- ly and speedily every ball, and his
ed good time, when live years ago I throwing is superb. In hitting alone
found myself a poor homeless drunk- he is not ab ve the average. Battle and
ard in the streets of New Yoak City, I Blythe still keep it doubtful who will ;
found ray way out of a sinful life sole- play third base for the scrubs.
ly through' Jesus; Christ that yot can "in the outheid, the compeium is all '
for one position, right uoiu. it seems ;
quite certain that Bivens will covi r
left field, and Hackney center, for the
coming season. Both are fielding
every chance and hitting well. The
most noticeable candidates for right
field are: Rose, Johnson, Nixon, Tern
pie, and Page. All these men are fine
fielders, but weak batters.
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Then Mr. Mercer followed with Ins
story, telling how. he took his first
drink at college, rather to be popular
than from any taste for alcohol. The
annetite trew and led to gambling rnd
other vices. He said that he did not the improvement shown by most of the
'expect to let these things become mast- men, but growing impatient with a
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Just at this time we are cutting
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Also have nice - Roses,
Violets, Valley, Sweet
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Let us send "her" a box of same
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