Chapel Hill, N. C, Tuesday, April 24, 1923
CINDERS WILL FLY WHEN
CAROLINA MEETS STATE
FOR TRACK SUPREMACY
Almost Impossible to Pick Win
ner, But Dope Indicates Eight
First Places for Tar Heels.
STATE TEAM IS STRONG
(By THE HAY-SHAKER)
Perhaps the greatest track meet ever
staged in the history of the Btate comes
Friday on Emerson field when Carolina
meets N. C. State. The time made by
both teams in the various events, with
only a few exceptions, is better than
any witnessed in the state in years.
The greatest amount of interest will
be centered in the javelin throw and
dashes. The javelin record has been
broken alternately by Crater of State
and Abernethy of Carolina, nearly as
often in the past two weeks as the en
durance dance record, while a gentle
man commonly known as William Mor
ris of N. C. State has been caught in
.9 4-5 seconds in the century race.
How the Events Will Go
Basing dope on common sense and
time made, Carolina should win first
places in the following events: 440,
Tow hurdles, 880, one mile, broad jump,
pole vault, javelin and one of the
State College will win firsts in the
liigh hurdles, two mile, high jump, shot
put, discus and one of the dashes most
probably the 100.
The Dash Proposition
Maybe Mr. Morris ran his 100 against
Elon in 9 4-5 seconds ami Mr. Bynum
his 220 in 22 3-5 seconds at the same
-time. If they did they are to be con
gratulated, especially the former, for
his record places him among the six
greatest living sprinters in the coun
try Charles Paddock, Lecouey, etc. It
may be that the timers were not nerv
ous and a little hasty or that the boys
didn't jump the gun, but if he can
run the century in 9 4-5 seconds on a
track with three-quarters of an inch of
loose cindi-rs, lie could most certainly
make it iii 9 3-5 seconds on a good one
this would put him in distinguished
company; Loconey runs it in 9 7-10
and it is to be seriously doubted if a
gentleman whom lavc Sinclair lias de
feated 7 out of 7 times with 10 1 -."
time, should show such tremendous im
provement in one year. Ou the face
of things he will win Friday, but the
time will be a little more reasonable
something like 10 flat or most likely
10 1-5 seconds. As for Bynum, Sinclair
has defeated him S out of 8 times in
the 220. Byrum tied the State record
in the Elon meet.
The Javelin Throw
The javelin throw's going to be close.
But if Abernethy doesn't get puffed up
over recent laurels or have nn off-day
there is no reason why he shouldn 't
win tho event. He tossed it loS feet
3 inches against Georgia and Clemson,
and 170 feet 11 inches against Trinity
last Friday. Crater hurled it 159 feet
9 inches against Davidson, and 105 feet
3 inches against Elon.
(Continued on Page Four)
CHAPTER OF NATIONAL
HAS INSTALLATION HERE
Eighteen Men Taken in as Char
ter Members of Alpha Kappa
Kappa Med. Fraternity.
CEREMONY IS ELABORATE
FRESHEN START TRIP
WITH TWO EASY WINS
New Bern Overwhelmed 13 to 1
day Greenville Defeated
Saturday 17 to 9.
The freshman team started its trip
well this week with two victories; ono
over New Bern and the other over
Friday's gamj was an easy victory
for the freshmen through ton timely
hits and frequent bobbling by New
Bern. Scott allowed the highs only two
hits and was given consistently good
support. Dill pitched the last five in
nings for New Bern and kept the fresh
scoreloss for four innings. In the last
inning he was ruined by three hits and
Score by innings: B. H. E.
Freshmen 201 500 00513 10 2
New Bern .....001 000 000 1 2 10
Saturday's gamo with Greonville was
a rather uniniteresting affair. The
freshmen wielded thoir bats effectively
enough to come out at tho long end of
a 17 to 9 scoro but both teams showed
a lack of pep. The trouble seemed to
lie in the fact that the freshmen ex
pected an easy win and the Greenville
high tenm entored tho game with every
expectation of nn overwhelming defeat.
Score by innings: H. H. E.
Freshmen" 06G 112 01017 13 7
Greenville 500 013 000 9 10 6
The Beta Iota chapter of the Alpha
Kappa Kappa, national medical fra
ternity, was installed at the University
of North Carolina Tuesday night, April
17, 1923. Eighteen students wore tak
en in as charter members. The Alpha
Kappa Kappa enjoys tho distinction of
being the oldest purely medical frater
nity now in existence, having been
founded September 29, 1888, at Dart
mouth College, New Hampshire. It now
has a total of 53 chapters.
The installation ceremonies were per
formed by the Grand President, Dr.
John P. Sprague of Evanston, 111., as
sisted by the Grand Secretary-Treasurer,
Dr. Albert B. Landrum, and Dr.
Van Fausen, both of Columbus, Ohio.
Officers were installed as follows: Pri
marius, Dr. Isaac Hall Manning, dean
of the medical school, U. N. C, Chapel
Hill, N. C; President, Jake Garrett
Woodward, Erwin, Tenn.; Vice-President,
Arthur Loo mis McAually, Madi
son, N. C; Corresponding Secretary,
Baxter Alphonso Livengood, Winston-
Salem, N. C; Recording Secretary, Otis
Lado Ader, Lexington, N. C; Treas
urer, Kirbey Cleveland Sasser, Kenly,
N. C; Marshall, Martin Aubrey Widen
house, Concord, N. C; Warden, Harry
Clifford Stilwell, Webster, N. C; Chap
lain, Valentine Broadway Hennessee,
Glen Alpine, N. C; Hostorian, Marshall
Paul Byerly, Lexington, N. C. Dr. Eric
Alonzo Abernethy, University Physi
cian, was appointed district deputy.
The other charter members were Rob
ert Arthur Gilreath, Hendersonville, N.
C; Bay Webster Hege, Lexington, N.
C; Joe Lewis Johnson, Apex, N. C;
(Continued on page four.)
HOW THEY HIT
Player AB R H
Coltrane 1 o 1
Griffin 2 0 1
Gibson 12 3 -4
Bryson 12 3 4
Coffey 6 0 2
McDonald 25 9 8
Shirley 25 4 8
Morris ' 23 3 6
Bonner -. 21 4 5
Sweetman 18 3 4
Carmichael . . . . 9 1 2
Jones 20 2 4
Ferebee 7 1 1
Fuquay 1 1 0
McGee 0 0 0
210 36 56 .267
EATS, MUSH JOKES AND
BOLL FEATURE 01 SMOKER
A Well Balanced Program Delights All
Van Hecke, Poindexter and
Yarley Chief Performers.
Eats, music, jokes and bull the usu
al criteria of such an affair character
ized a well planned, easy running smok
er of Di Society last Saturday night.
Prof. M. T. Van Hecke of the law school
delighted the hall with a talk on his
impressions of Carolina. "I have no
particular reason to (latter you," said
Mr. Van Hecke, "and I am going to
tell you just what T think about you.
"What impresses most outsiders with
your University chiefly is the charac
ter of the men who compose the stu
dent body. You don't find nine-tenths
immigrants or the second generation
thereof, but true Americans, and their
really is a difference. Second, is the
interest the men seem to take in their
work, not sitting on class bored to
death, but probably biggest of all is
the general reeeptiveness and respon
siveness of the men to their work."
Mr. Van Hecke gave as an illustration
the work of the law students in getting
out the North Carolina Law Review,
(Continued on page four.)
Tuesday, April 24:
Baseball, Emerson Field, Guilford
College, 3:30 p. in.
Meeting Math Club, Phillips Hall,
206. 7:30 p. m.
A. S. Winsor: Harmonic Curves.
W. V. Parker: The Nine Point
Wednesday, April 25:
The Weil Lectures, by Mr. Fabian
Franklin, on "Tho Rule of tho
People, Gerrard Hall, 8 p. m.
First lecture: Majority Rule and
the Doctrine of Divine Rights.
Thursday, April 26:
Mr. Franklin, Weil Lecture, Ger
rard Hall, 8 p. ni. "The Func
tion of Leadership."
Friday April 27:
President Chase in chapel.
Mooting of the Faculty of the Col
lego of Liberal Arts, 4:30 p. m.,
Chemistry lecture room.
Mr. Franklin, Weil leciuro, Ger
rard Hall, 8 p. m. "Tho Spirit
Saturday, April 28:
Baseball, Virginia vs. Carolina, nt
IS RROKEN RY WINSTON
Man of State-wide Eeputation Tells In
terestingly of His Experiences
Is Alumnus of Carolina.
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The ordinarily humdrum monotony
of the chapel period is sometimes, al
though seldom, happily broken into. A
rare treat came last Friday, when Hon.
Francis D. Winston, at one time a judge
of the superior court of North Carolina,
spoke in chapel.
Judge Winston is an old Carolina
alumnus, and was one of the first to
enter this institution when it reopened
in 1875, after the Civil War. His rec
ord as a lawyer is enviable, and he is
today perhaps one of the leading figures
in political and legal circles in the
What Judge Winston set out to say
in his speech was that the inind, even
after it has become educated, should
still remain in a receptive state. To
make his point the speaker reviewed
some parts of his own life and experi
ence. "I was successful from the be
ginning," he said; "very soon I had
as much money as I wanted or needed.
I based my perception of tilings on
strict truth, being versed in the clas
sics. But somehow something was
He then told how a young lady unin
tentionally set him right by a careless
remark. "I found that what I lacked
was romanticism," he continued. "I
found further that it is not always truth
but what you can make people believe
tr bo the truth that counts. Soon I
licca'ne aware of the fact that my trou
ble was the lack of the correct apper
ception. The mind should be ready to
receive and assimilate new thoughts."
CASEY'S MIGHTY SMASH OVER
RIDDICK MOUNT GIVES STATE
TEAM FIRST DEFEAT OF YEAR
Casey's terrific drive for the circuit
was the deciding factor in Saturday's
victory over State College. History re
peated itself in this instance, for in
1921 Morris won the Wake Forest game
with an unusually long home run, and
last spring his four base clout decided
the last Trinitv contest.
PHARMACY SCHOOL HOLDS
ANNUAL SPRING ELECTION
C. B. Whitehead and Sam Sowell to
Represent Pharmacy School on Stu
dent Council and Campus Cabinet.
At an election held Friday, the Phar
macy students elected C. R. Whitehead
to represent them on the Student Coun
cil, and Sam Sowell, the Campus Cabi
net. Both Whitehead and Sowell won
over their opponents by a large major
ity, Whitehead winning from Hood 51
to 27, and Sowell coining out the long
end of the bargain 52 to Moose's 20.
The election caused some stir in the
Pharmacy School for the past week or
so, as a number of men were willing
to accept the responsibilities of the
office. Formerly it has been the custom
for the class president to be the repre
sentative on the Student Council. Next
year, however, the offices of Student
Councilman and class president will bc
two separate and distinct offices.
Carolina Rompj Atevay From
Trinity in Dual TracK. Meet
Abernathy Hurls Javelin for New State Record Tar Heels Win
Ten First Places.
AN OPEN LETTER
To the many friends who have
shown marked anxiety as to my po
litical future on the campus, I should
like to state that I am not a candi
date for the office of editor-in-chief
of the Tar Heel nor for any other
honor within the gift of the student
body. This decision had been reach
ed by me several weeks ago, and an
nouncement thereof deferred only
until after the student body elec
tions. My reasons for this action
are entirely personal and concern
nobody except myself. However, be
ing of a charitable disposition, I am
willing to go into further details
with any person whose curiosity is
so great as to be painful to him.
Thanking you one and all for your
interest in my political prospects, I
Very truly yours,
YEARLINGS DEFEATED BY
E TEAM 9 TO 0
Combination of Bobbles and Inability
to Hit Are Cause of Fail
ure to Win.
Carolina walked awav
College in a dual track meet held on
ITanes field Frida' by a score of 85 to
11. Though the Tar Heels doubled the
score, yet the case with which they
won is not indicated properly. Before
the meet the Tar Heel predicted that
Trinity would win only two first places
out of the 14 events the broad and
high jump. The Methodists beat the
dope in only one instance, and if John
ny Purser had been in good running
order the two-mile which they won
wouldn't be to their credit.
Perhaps the outstanding perform
ances of the evening were those of Dave
Sinclair in the 100 and Abernethy in
the javelin throw. Dave Sinclair cross
ed the tape in 10 flat, closely followed
by Waldo of Trinity, who promises to
be the outstanding sprint man in the
state next year. Thoro is no fluke about
this time; Dave Sinclair really ran it
in 1U llat. It miglit De wen to say,
though, that he would never have made
it in this time but for the fact that
tho afternoon was one of the best ex
perienced for a track meet and that he
had a strong wind to his back a fact
seemingly unimportant, but in reality
the cause of his remarkable perform
ance. Ten second flat men are rare and
it is to bo doubted if the South, pro
per, has any.
Abernethy has jumped out of the rut
of sporadicism and it is to be hoped
that he won 't get back. Well, he broke
the javelin record again, with a giant
toss of 170 feet, 11 inches. The javelin
record has been as unstable during the
past two weeks as the endurance dance
record. First Crater of State broke
it with 159 feet, then Crater again with
16.") feet, and finally Abernethy upon
whose forehead now rests the laurel,
with 170 feet 11 inches. But his throne
(By THE HAY-SHAKER)
with Trinity jis unstable and unless he watches out
Mr. Crater will revolutionize affairs
over here Friday.
Shankle, Trinity's jumper, was in
great shape and he experienced little
difficulty in relieving Carolina of two
first places the broad jump and high
jump. And by the way, by outvaulting
himself, he pushed Lacy Ranson on the
pole vault. With a total of 13 points
he was high point man of the meet.
Coxe finished nearly 10 yards ahead
of his man in the quarter mile. He ran
it with his customary ease in 52 1-5
seconds, and was never threatened seri
ously at any point in the run. If ho
could get stiff opposition, something
like Ben Baker, of Virginia, he would
finish in 50 fiat in this event.
Milstead ran a mighty pretty half
mile. A good performance could hardly
have been expected of Andy under the
conditions. He has boen running the
two mile, the mile, the quarter, and fin
ally the half. He 's good on all of them
but his failure to concentrate on ono
event lias resulted in a loss of stride.
It is most likely that he will run the
half from now on.
Lacy Ranson had hard luck in the
pole vault. True, he won the event,
but Lacy should have established a new
record over the 11 foot 3 inch record
which he holds now. He cleared the
bar a full foot at 10 feet 10 inches.
His first two attempts for a record were
not successful. On his last chance as
he mounted towards the bar which was
poised 11 feet 4 inches in the air it
looked as if he would go over easily,
but his hand slipped on the bar and
spoiled the vault. Shankle, who hud
never vaulted over 10 feet, and this
height rarely, outstripped hims.-lf by
sticking with Ranson to 10 fee: 7 inc'i
(Continued on page four.)
The Carolina freshmen received their
first defeat of the season Thursday
when Oak Ridge Institute trounced
them 9 to 0. The Cadets played a su
perior brand of baseball in every phase
of the game, colecting eight hits and
making nine runs while the firBt year
men connected only twice with Shields'
offerings. Costly bobblos and bonehead
plays lost the game for them.
Phillips was decidedly off color, walk
ing five men, striking out only one, and
showing a remarkable ability, at throw
ing the bnll away with men on base.
The freshmen were unable to solve the
delivery of the visiting south-paw, and
pried loose only one clean liit, while six
of these young gentlemen were guilty
of striking out.
The game was pactieally devoid of
outstanding plays. Thomas made i
beautiful catch of Hay worth's sizzler
in the seventh and Flowo at second,
while guilty of one error, robbed the
freshmen of several hits by excellent
The box score:
Oak Ridge AB R
Lfipsley, lb 4 1
Richardson, cf 5 1
Flowe, 2b 5 2
Bryson Stages Come-back and
Holds Hard-Hitting Techs to
One Lone Run.
STATE IS DUMFOUNDED
Clayton, ss .
Autrey, If . .
McGill, lib . .
Wells, if ...
Hnyworth, c 5
Shields, p 4
Ross, 2b 3
Cobb, If 4
Devins, lb 3
Thomas, 3b 2
Prescott, c 3
Jones, cf 3
Johnson, ss 3
Ford, rf 3
Phillip, p 3
8 27 14
H PO A
0 3 5
Totals 27 0 2 27 12 5
Score by innings: R. H. E.
Oak Ridge 210 130 101 9 8 2
Carolina 000 000 000 0 2 5
Base on balls off Phillips 5, off
Shields 3. Struck out by Phillips 1,
by Shields 6. First base on errors
Oak Ridge 4, Carolina 1. Umpires
Coxe and Bonner.
B. W. Brown, of Asheville, and H. L.
Johnson, of Burgaw, were initiated into
tho Ruffin chapter of the Phi Alpha
Delta national law fraternity last
A debating team composed of two
men, J. W. Foster and J. W. Deyton,
will debate against the University
of Kentucky In Lexington, Ky., on
next Friday night. Carolina will up
hold the affirmative side of the ques
tion, which reads: "Resolved That
the United States should adopt a
policy of cancellation of the inter
allied war debts, or a certain portion
of them, under the agreement with
the allies that a reciprocal policy
would be adopted by them."
Entire Team Gives Superb Sup
port Jones and Bonner Pro
vide Fielding Gems.
(By O. WRIGHT LANKFORD)
Raleigh, April 21. "And mighty
Casey had struck out," ends a famous
American poem on a famous national
sport called baseball and, as the tale
relates, the mobs in tho stands groaned
and groaned as Casey took his bat and
walked away, defeated.
But here in Raleigh today mighty
Casey Morris, Carolina 's captain, didn 't
strike out; he struck the ball a mighty
smash that carried it far and away
above Riddick mountain in the left
field of Stato College's ball park, across
the high hedge and crashed it into the
walls of the college Y. M. C. A. build
ing. It was in the fourth inning when
neither side had scored and no one was
on base, but Casey scored, and the hun
dreds of Carolina students, alumni and
friends yelled wildly, and the confldont
State College stands woro silont. Casey
had not struck out he had hit for four
It was the first run in Carolina's first
clash with N. C. State for the 1923
baseball season, and it somewhat dim
med the confidence in the (when the
game was over and the scoro stood Cra
olina 2, Stato 1) most surprised studont
body in the world. Tho Techs and the
Tech supporters were dumfounded as
inning after inning wore itself away
and the great A. and E. baseball team,
with ten victories and no defeats to
its credit, failed to hit the steady Hor-
man Bryson to a run-making degroe,
and as each Carolina player in, some
way or other fought his way into tho
hearts of Carolina's fans who woro
watching the contest.
When Coach Fetzer annonced his line
up for the day the Techs crowdod
around the scorers to learn tho pitching
lioico and when told that he wns Her
man rSryson thov. renieniberiinr tlm
Trinity game, were delighted and said
as much. lint Mr. Bryson walked calm
ly into tho box and let Casey Morris
hold his mit to receive the ball. Tho
ball went homo every timo and, al
though State got tea hits, they were
scattered over teu innings and proved
deadly only in the eighth when Bryson
allowed tlireo in a row.
Carolina's Second Score
Following Morris' homer in the 4th
neither Stato nor Carolina threatened
in the fifth, but in the sixth "Monk"
McDonald, who got two of Carolina's
four hits, crashed a double onto the
bank in left field, went to third on Joe
McLean's sacrifice, and squeezed home
on Bonner's sacrifice bunt which Cur
tis booted. This boot was the only er
ror of tho whole affair.
State could do nothing in her half
of tho sixth but in the seventh the now
frighted student body stood up, re
sponded to tho pleadings of the cheer
leaders and stamped time with the wild
ly playing college band. They were
looking for blood and it looked as
though blood was coming as Captain
Redfonm led off with a terrific double
to left center and went to third as Mc
Donald threw Faulkner out nt first.
(Continued on page two)
FABIAN FRANKLIN CHOSEN
TOJGIVE WEIL LECTURES
"Rule of the People" Will Be General
Subject of Well-Known News
Fabian Franklin is to doliver the
Weil lectures next week on Wednes
day, Thursday and Friday nights. His
topic will be "The Rule of the Peo
ple." Mr. Franklin was born in Hun
gary 70 years ago, graduated at Colum
bian (now George Washington) Univer
sity, and was a civil engineer until he
was 25 years old.
Mr. Franklin has been an instructor
of mathematics at Johns Hopkins, edi
tor of the Baltimore News, associate
editor of tho New York Evening Post,
and editor of The Review, later changed
to The Independent, nnd The Review.
By his recent essay on the prohibi
tion amendment Mr. Franklin is known
as one of the ablest opponents of that
article of the Constitution.