Chapel Hill, N. C, Tuesday, February 20, 1923
FRESHMAN TEAM TAKES
TWO OF THREE CARIES
ON VIRGINIA EXPEDITION
Loses to Virginia Freshmen 22-26
But Defeats Augusta 37-24
and Woodberry 32-24.
SEASON DRAWS TO CLOSE
The freshmnu quintet rounded out the
Virginia end of its six-game trip with
two victories and one defeat. The Uni-
Tersity of Virginia's first year men were
able to win Tuesday night's game by four
points, but the Tar Heels took the next
two contests, with Augusta Military
Academy and with Woodberry Forest, by
large margins in score.
The games were played under especial
ly hard conditions. After a seven hun
dred mile trip the team arrived in Char
lottesville at daybreak on Monday, the
twelfth. A day and a half remained for
the team to rest up, but even by Tuesday
night the players were not in good shape.
Their lack of pep, together with the un
usually long and narrow court at Char
lottesville, gave the Virginians a slight
Advantage. The home team's defense was
well suited to the narrow court, and
prevented Carolina from getting within
easy shooting distance of the basket.
The referee was very lax in calling fouls,
in marked contrast with the Asheville
High game. Cobb made good only ten
out of twenty-two free throws, also in
marked contrast to the previous game,
in which he made sixteen out of eighteen.
But even as it was, the Tar Heels were
defeated by just two baskets.
The games with Augusta and Wood
berry Forest were not so close or so in
teresting. The freshmen were too tired
to play really good basketball in the last
two games, although they won by a
generous margin in each case. Horsey
for Augusta and LeBourgeois for Wood
berry were the outstanding prep school
players. The regular freshman line-up,
with Milstcad or Yelverton at right for
ward and. Johnson at left. Cobb center!
and Hevin and Buchanan for guards, was
used in all three games. Cobb was the
lending scorer as usual, and both Per in
and Buchanan played a good, steady game
BRANSONS WILL LEAVE
FOR EUROPE MARCH 31
GERMAN CLUB SECURES
ROYAL GARDEN MUSICIANS
Garber-Davis Announcement Was Pre
mature Louisville Orchestra to
Flay at Easter Hops.
A contract has been signed with the
Royal Garden Orchestra of Louisville,
Kentucky, to play for the Easter dances
at the University. Although this or
chestra is widely known in Kentucky,
Tennessee and other states further south
and west, it is little known in North
Carolina. Its reputation is reported to
be most creditable.
The German Club's previous an
nouncement in regard to the Garber
Davis Orchestra proved to bo a little
premature. The managers made every
attempt to get Garber-Davis for the
dances but this was impossible. The
various leaders have agreed to have six
no-break card dances for each evening
Because of the small space for danc
ing in Bynum Gymnasium the leaders
announce that only students and alumni
of the University will be granted admis
sion to the dances. It is desired that
students having friends at other insti
tutions who wish to attend, let them
know of this to avoid any possible embarrassment.
PROGRAM OF HAPPINESS
GIVEN BY PLAYMAKERS
AFTER SUCCESSFUL TOUR
Large Audience Welcomes Play
ers Back to Hill Good and
Bad Effects of Trip.
GIVE BALANCED PROGRAM
(HOLT SCHOLARSHIPS ARE
AWARDED SELF-HELP MEN
. GEO. M'KIE DIES
AS RESULT OF OPERATION
Community Saddened by News of Her
Death Resident of Chapel Hill
For Twenty Years.
Dr. Branson Will Spend Year of Socio
logical Study in Denmark
K. C. Branson, head of the extension
bureau of economics and social sur
veys and editor of the News Letter,
will sail for Europe March 31 on the
steamship Saxonia, of the Cunard line,
bound from New York to Hamburg. It
is his intention to remain in Europe
for a year. The major part of his so
journ will be spent in Denmark and
Holland, where lie will study the rural
community life and farm organization
in those two countries. Some time will
also be spent in Germany, Switzerland,
He will be accompanied by Mrs. Bran
son, Miss Elizabeth Branson, an;l Miss
Eleanor Sublctt, of Harrisonburg. Yu.,
who was a close friend of Miss Bran
son's at St. Mary's at Kaleigh. Miss
Branson will pursue chemistry studies
"The farming people of the United
States could learn much about farm
ing and farm organization from Don
mark and Holland," aid Dr. Branson
in speaking of his trip. "There is 110
reason why the conditions here should
not be just as good here as they are
over there. Less than seventy years
ago Denmark was in a worse condi
tion than North Carolina is today. It
took Denmark but half a century to lay
flown the foundations of a prosperous
farm civilization and today it is the
richest farm state in the world. The
social conditions there are very ditter-
cnt from those here, inasmuch as the
Danish farming folk live in villages
and go from these villages out into the
fields to work, while the American farm
ers are isolated from one another. There
are no farm tenants in Denmark and
very little illiteracy, in fact only about
1 per cent. The Danish farmer had
rather miss his breakfast any time than
'"is morning newspaper. He is just as
interested in tho daily stock quotations
of butter and eggs as the money shark
f the South is in cotton quotations.
I intend to live among the farmers of
Denmark and study their good points
in regard to thoir applicability in North
The entire community was greatly
shocked last Wednesday morning to
learn of the death of Mrs. George M.
McKie. During the past week Mrs.
McKio underwent an operation at Watts
Hospital, Durham. The operation seem
ed successful, and it was thought that
she would regain her health rapidly.
However, a reaction set in Tuesday
night and Mrs. McKie" died at T 0 'clock
Before her marriage to Prof. George
M. McKie, of the English department
at the University, Mrs. McKie was Miss
Ethel Mankin, of Washington, D. C.
She came to Chapel Hill to live about
20 years ago, and save for two years
residenco in Boston, 1900-07, when Mr.
McKie was studying at Harvard, she
has resided in the village. Mrs. Mc
Kie too great interest in the work of
the church, community, and the Uni
versity. As a member of the local Pres
byterian church she was one of its most
faithful workers. She was among the
organizers of the present choir, and
served as a member from its organiza
tion up to the time of her death. Her
work in the missionary society of her
church has been outstanding. She was
a member of the Burden-Bearer chapter
of King's Daughters, nnd as such did
much toward relieving suffering in the
Mrs. McKie was a woman of high
character, a devout Christian, a pos
sessor of a spirit of genuine kindness
and gentleness, and such a faithful
worker, that her untimely death is de
plored by all who know '..?.
T!io deceased is survived by her hus
band. Trot'. George M. McKie; a daugh
ter, Miss Elizabeth McKie, who is
studying at, Radeliff College, and her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mankin, who
reside in Washington, D. C.
Funeral services were conducted Sat
urday afternoon at 2:30 at the McKie
residence on Franklin avenue, the Rev.
W. D. Moss officiating. The interment
took place in the Chapel Hill cemetery.
The numerous floral tributes were in
charge of Mrs. Daggett, with the fol
lowing as assistants: Mesdumos Green
law, McNeider, Lawson, Thrall, Ken
nett, Koch, Mcintosh, Focrster, Clark,
Wheeler, Coker and Lindsay, and Misses
Dorothy Greenlaw, Catherine Boyd, An
nie Duncan, Catherine Batts, and Jane
Toy. The pallbearers were Messrs. Man
ning, Lawson, McNoider, Woolen, Boy
ster, Foerster, Dargan, Graves, Hender
son, Hibbard, Dey, and Walker.
(By J. E. HAWKINS)
With "the Program of Happiness"
which took Eastern North Carolina by
storm the Carolina I'laymnkers Friday
night delighted a large and appreciative
audience with an altogether popular bill.
Considering the fact that each of the
trio of plays had been previously pre
sented in Chapel Hill and two of them
not longer than two weeks ago, the aud
ience was splendid.
The plays plainly showed the effects,
both good and bad, of their strenuous
ten-day pilgrimage through the wilds of
Eastern North Carolina supposedly the
most barren part of this particular area
of the well-known "Sahara." The bed
ouins of that region, however, understand
how to appreciate an enticing oasis when
it comes floating along.
Among the good effects of the trip was
the near-rapidity of the scene changes.
The waits between plays were delight
fully brief as compared with former oc
casions and seemed even more so on ac
count of the unusually well-chosen pro
gram of the University Orchestra. For
once this organization discarded its habit
ually flat and uninteresting numbers and
played music most appropriate to the
occasion and as a consequence much en
joyed by the audience.
The nature of the plays is such that
the program as presented accentuated this
to a marked degree. The opening pluy
"Agatha," which was far and away the
cream of the performance of two weeks
ago, viewed in the light of its original
presentation, had considerably degenerat
ed, while "Wilbur's Cousin," which ended
the program, was an immeasurable im
provement over its first showing. "Off
Nag's ..Head'! . made a (ii-st-rnto fulcrum
for the two.
The spotlight of public approval was
shared by "Wilbur's Cousin"' and "Off
Nag's Head." although "Wilbur's Cou
sin" was a more successful comedy than
"Nag's Head" was a successful tragedy.
The lines of the former were somewhat
changed from the original in several
places anil were considerably improved
thereby. The acting honors of the even
ing must be divided between Owen Wood
side as the old fisherman in "Nag's
Head." Katlierine Batts as the old wo
man in the same, Nancy Battle as Aga
tha, and Sue Byrd Thompson as Stella
i'i "Wilbur's Cousin."
iContinued on page three)
Harmon, Holshouser, Hawkins, and Ivey
Selected by Special Committee
as Most Deserving.
The Lawrence S. Holt scholarships
were awarded last Wednesday. J. O
Harmon was awarded tho scholarship
from the senior class; Roy Holshouser,
from the junior class; .J. E. Hawkins,
from the sophomore class, and C. R
Isey from the freshman class.
: The Holt scholarships, awarded last
year for the first time, come from a
fund of $10,000 established two years
ago by Mr. Holt for that purpose. They
amount to $125 each and are given an
nually to one member from each of the
four academic classes. The awarding
js in the bands of a special committee
consisting of Dr. Chase, M. C. 8. No
ble, and Charles T. Woollen.
The basis on which they are made
are (1) need of financial assistance,
(2) record as a self-help student, (3)
committee's ostimato of the applicant's
worth and promise, and (4) scholarship,
FACULTY NUMBER OF
BOLL WEEVIL COMING
OUT LAST OF WEEK
The "Faculty" number of the Koll
Weevil is expected to appear on the cam
pus the last of the week, according to
announcement of Business Manager Brody.
The cover design, drawn by John T.
Barnes is very elaborate and will be in
five or six colors. An unusually large
proportion of cuts will feature this
number of the comic, several full and
half pages being entirely devoted to
cartoons nnd drawings. Student-faculty
relations are discussed from every pos
sible angle, both in verse and in prose.
AFTER HECTIC FIGHT TAR
HEELS DOWN TRINITY FIVE BY
UNCOMFORTABLY CLOSE SCORE
There will be an author's reading
of original folk plays in Feabody
Auditorium on Wednesday evening
at 7:30. Tryouts for these plays will
be held at the same place on Friday
afternoon, February 23, at 4:00.
See-Saw Battle Ends With Caro
lina at the High End of
a 36-32 Count.
LONG SHOTS NOTICEABLE
HARMON TELLS STUDENTS
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
University Commands Much Respect
Among Southern Institutions
Constitution Is Drawn Up.
To Give Concert
Music lovers of Chnppl J fill wilj be
glad to learn that Mrs. II. I). Learned,
lyric soprano; and Mrs. P. II. Winston,
pianist; assisted by Mr. Carl Wcignnd,
violinist, will give n benefit concert for
the Woman's Service League of the
Episcopal church at the High School
auditorium on Friday, February 12:1, at
S :r!0 p. 111.
MEN IN INFIRMARY
The following men are confined in the
Infirmary at present : J. I. Barker, Jr.,
A. W. Knox, Jr., J. K. Alexander, Jr.,
U. S. Graham, It. (J. liosebevger.
Watch for tho Faculty Number of the
Boll Weevil. It will be tho best vet.
Unusual Stunts To Feature
Carolina Smofter on March 1
Executive Organization Busily Working Out Plans for Annual Get
Together Student Pastimes to Be Burlesqued.
DR. BERNARD RETURNS
W. S. Bernard returned last week
from New York city where he addressed
one hundred University alumni at the
formal organization of a Xew York
He reports that remarkable enthusi
asm was shown among alumni over the
University's late publicity and growing
After speaking, the surrounding crowd
busied him with questions nbout the
University as it is today. They were
particularly anxious to know about the
University's' present teaching methods.
This year's Carolina Smoker will un
dergo a decided change from those of
previous years, according "to the com
mittee working up the details of what
they plan to be Carolina's highest and
best student body smoker. The smoker
will be held tins year, as previously, in
Swain Hall at !::!( p. m. sharp, on
The general organization that is work
ing out the plans fur the night of enter
tainment is busily engaged in completing
tin' details of the program and perfect
ing them. Head of the general commit
tee is H. I. Meyer who is assisted by
U. F, Comer, "Y" secretary. The com
mittee chairmen are as follows; publici
ty, J. M. Saunders ; decorations, The
Woman's Association ; refreshments, G.
II. Leonard; nnd program committee, L.
V. 1'hillips; stunts, 3. M. Foushee;
music and speakers, II. I. Puis.
The stunts this year will take on a
form decidedly different, from anything
that has been given here in the past
college generation. Instead of having
the various schools and classes give
stunts that are in no wise connected
with each other, the stunts this year
will have a general string or theme run
ning throughout the evening. The gen
eral idea will be to picture the favorite
forms of pastime of Carolina students
from 17!)." to 1950, by both speeches and
stunts, with the humorous side as the
A certain ieriod in the University's
history has been assigned to every school
nnd clnss and that period will be charac
terized to the student body in as hum
orous way as possible.
Of course this is too soon to tell any
thing definite of the stunts themselves
but many ideas are being carried out
and tho program committee has been as
sured of the hearty support of the
classes and schools. For example, the
faculty will have a stunt to represent
the present time and they are elaborately
planning to show up the favorite pas
times of the present student body. Cer
tainly, members of the faculty will step
down from their dignified positions nnd
lend a hand in satirizing the students of
today. The juniors are to depict the
pastimes of the students of 1 !."( I. No
doubt they will probably have schedules
that take them from Chapel Hill to
Charlotte to Durham, etc., all in one
day. Anyway the juniors have their
ideas about the whole business. These
are but a few of the Btunts that will be
Another departure from custom is the
fnct that the speakers will introduce the
different periods to be portrayed by the
classes. J. 1'. Trotter will officiate as
toastmaster. He will call on It. I). W.
Connor, A. II. 1'aterson, II. W. Odum
and President Chase. All these speak
ers will lie called down nt the end of
five minutes with the exception of Presi
dent Chase who will be allowed ten
minutes. The stunts will also lie limited
to five minutes.
Kxcellent music will be a feature of
the affair. An orchestra has been se
cured for the evening and will render
music throughout the program,. Mass
singing, led by It. It. Anderson, will
come in for n share of the program.
The committee and the ones who are
to take part in the stunts are looking
forward to Carolina's biggest and best
smoker of all times and the co-operation
of tho student lody will clinch for
the smoker an unusual success.
J. O. Harmon, president of the stu
dent body, reported in chapel Friday
on the work done at tho recent organ
ization meeting of the Southern Fed
oration of Students in Atlanta, which
he attended as one of Carolina's repre
sentativos. He mentioned some of the
problems which were brought up, and
discussed the general program that was
carried out. Harmon is preparing a
complete roport which will be published
in the next issue of the Tar Heel.
The idea of this union was originated
by Georgia Tech and Alabama A. and
M. All members of the S. I. C, 21 in
number, wero invited to take part in
tho initial conference, and Harmon
statod that nearly all of them were rep
resented. He mentioned the fact that
the first meeting was taken up entirely
in forming a constitution. This con
stitution, or the maiu points that it
includes, will be published with tho
Harmon named some of the other
matters which received the attention
of the conference. Tho honor system
in till its' forms was discussed. Caro
lina and Washington and Lee have been
'successfully operating this system long
er than anyother Southern institution,
and consequently are looked upon as
leaders in this phase of college life.
Other problems which wore brought up
included dancing, fraternities, and tho
ever-present puzzle of how to assimi
late freshmen. Tho federation will also
attempt to foster good athletic rela
tions between its members.
Harmon emphasized the fact that
Carolina was looked upon with great
respect by other Southern institutions
It socms that her representatives wero
beseiged with questions on her method
of dealing with all kinds of situations.
"I have awakened to the fact," said
the speaker, "that Carolina is a giant
among the colleges of the South." The
next meeting of the federation will be
on the 27th and 2Sth of April, at the
University of Tennessee.
DECREASE OF 252 III
Large Crowd Kept at Fever Pitch
of Excitement While Outcome
of Game Was Uncertain.
Carolina finally subdued tho fighting
Trinity quint by a score of ;t(5 to 32
here Saturday night in a game that kept
a large crowd in a state of feverish ex
citement from start to finish. The
Methodists obtained a lead in the first
few minutes and held tenaciously to it
until near the end of the half, when
"Cart" Carmichnel tied the count with
two free throws and placed his team
out ia front with a nice basket. Trinity
ngain forged ahead in the second period
but the pace set by the Blue and White
in the final minute was too much for
Coach Iturbago's men and they soon
Both teams showed a tendency toward
long shooting, and in this phase of the
game, Trinity undoubtedly was superior.
Time and again Spikes, Bullock, or Crute
landed extremely long ones that seemed
to he accompanied by horseshoes. Green
was also adept in looping them In from
Spikes opened the scoring with a beau
tiful long goal and Captain Simpson
followed with a "crip" shot. Carmichael
grave Carolina her first points on two
free throws, but Spikes added a basket
and foul goal to the Methodist count.
Carl Mahler slipped one in from under
the hoop and Spikes tallied a couple
of single-pointers. Simpson looped a
nice one, which was followed by Green's
clever shot from a quick pass by "Monk"
McDonald. The former rang a beauty
from tho sido and the Carolina captain
counted one on a pretty pass from Car
Bullock lucked a long shot from the
center of the floor and Green retaliated
with one from under the basket. Bul
lock located the hoop for another lengthy
shot mid Cainiiehael tied the score with
a pair of free shots and gave the Blue
and White a two point lead with a
basket from close range. The score of
the first half was: Carolina 17, Trinity
Spikes again led off for his team with
a long shot and placed the Methodists in
front a minute later with a foul goal.
(Continued on page three)
ONLf THREE SENIORS
IN MG1 CONTEST
Kerr, Turner and Essie Only Men to
Turn in Their Names
Mid-Term Reports Show
"X's" and "W's"
This quarter 88f X's and W 's havn
been recorded for mid-term reports, an
compared with 1111 for mid term of
last fall quarter, or a decrease of 252.
A study of the reports shows that
la rare part of these unsatisfactory
grades come from first year men.
The A. B. school, having a lower per
(outage of unsatisfactory reports from
courses than any other school, stands
at the top in scholarship.
Tho number of X's and W's accord
ing to different schools are as follows:
This Qrtr. Last Qrtr.
A. B 279
Engineering 80 .
B. S 84 ..'
The Deans of the different
. .. 456
. . . 3fi9
. .. 101
. .. 79
report a marked decrease in the num
ber of courses being dropped by stu
dents. They attribute this decrease to
tho new rule passed last quarter in re
gard to dropping courses.
STORE BUILDING SOLD
The small store building that stands
on the new Baptist church lot was sold
at public auction Saturday morning. W.
T. McGnlliard was the purchaser, pay
ing $Vt'A for it. Mr. McGnlliard says
be will soon move it to his own lot,
make an addition to it, nnd open a store.
At present the building is being used lis
a storage for supplies of the new church,
Only three seniors are eligible for
the VVillio 1'. Mangum Oratorical Con
test, aceouling to reports coming from
the different schools of the University.
Jt lias been a custom in the past for
anyone desiring to enter the contest
to mtiko it known to the, dean of tho
school in which he is registered not lat
er than February 1. This year the
time was extended two weeks longer
for tho purpose of allowing more con
t '".stunts to enter.
According to statements from the
(loans of the different schools those elig
ible for the contest are J. Y. Kerr,
Tom Turner and A. F. Essie, all from
the A. H. school.
Tho Mangum Medal in Oratory, es
tablished in 1878, is a gold medal found
ed by the Misses Mangum, late of
Orange county, in memory of their
father, William I'reston Mangum. The
gift of the medal is being continued
by his granddaughter, Mrs. Stephens
B. Weeks, and is awarded to that mem
ber of the senior class who delivers
the best oration at commencement.
This medal is a much coveted honor
among all Carolina men. It is believed
that others intended entering the con
test this year, but failed to do so by
the time allotted them.
Amon those who have won the Man
gum Medal in the past are Former Gov
ernor Aycock; E. A. Alderman, ex -president
of the University of North Caro
lina and now president of the Univer
sity of Virginia; Edward K. Graham,
late president of the University; Chas.
K. Maddry, well known Baptist relig
ious leader of the United States; W. P.
.Stacy, a former president of this Uni
versity; G. B. Phillips, principal of tho
(reensboro High school.