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LUMNI NEWSPublished by North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering

WEST RALEIGH, N. C., JANUARY 1, 1920 NO. 3

a native of Maryland, he at-Z: the Maryland State College foryears, graduating with the B. S.

.,ée in Animal Husbandry in 1918.on graduation, he entered the Firstcrs’ Training School at Plattsburg,iving. the commission of secondenant infantry in September, 1918,RF

.1 d was assigned to Virginia Poly-jach-nic Institute for duty.7'3".”He received his dischaige from the‘n‘y JanuaIy last, and accepted a

os1t10n as supervisor of the Orangefillounty Cow-testing Association in Vir-g’fnla Orange County is one of the

.7: 7 ;ading dairy counties in Virginia and7 ..:‘.~‘~'he officials expressed much regret atc.3712 Haig’s leaving, as this association‘1Eliowed marked improvement while.mnder his supervision. From here he'é‘omes to State College.{While at Maryland State he was amember of the stock-judging team

,Irepresentmg that institution at theational Dairy Show in 1917, the teamtanding fourth among all the colleges.

gie was also a member of the Stateteam sent to Madison Square Garden

- ‘tQ participate in the poultry judging1 contest held there in 1917.

Mr. Haig was major of the cadet'bagttalion during his senior year at

d college and received at graduation the7‘34; ‘medal given by the board of trustees

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- Notice to Parents

NORTH CAROLINA STATE COLLEGE OFAGRICULTURE AND ENGINEERING

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

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term, January 6, the price of board inthe qulege dining hall will be increased‘from sixteen to mneteen dollars per“month.

_ The College does- not wish to makeany profits on its boarding department,but we feel that it should be self-sustaining. An accurate account of ex-penses has been kept during the fallterm, making no charges for rent, heat,light or water, and we find that theactual cost of food and service hasbeen between eighteen and nineteendollars per month for each student.

The department has been operated as' economically as possible under thepresent high prices of food and labor,and we are convinced that the costcannot be reduced if our students areto be given the proper amount andquality of food.. Those who are strug-gling with expense accounts at homewill appreciate the necessity of thismeasure. W. C. RIDDICK,

President.

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3130;1' having the highest standing in his _

TALMAGE HOLT STAFFORD

Our New Alumni Secretary

Mr. Talmage Holt Stafford, of theclass of 1912, has been appointedAlumni Secretary.Born and reared in West Raleigh, he

knows the history of the College as butfew alumni know it. He probablyknows more men who have attendedCollege than any other man who wouldbe available for the alumni secretary~ship. He is interested in athletics andis himself one of our finest athletesand coaches.

Mr. Stafford has been a teacher inthe College for the past three and ahalf years. Prior to that time he wasagricultural teacher in the farm-lifeschool at Harmony, N. C. For a yearhe taught drainage in the Universityof Porto Rico. During his first yearout of College he was athletic directorof Homer. Military School at Oxford.He comes to his new duties with finequalifications for the work.

Herman Gunter State Geologist7 of Florida

Owen has recently_ received thefolMlowing announcement regarding thepromotion of Mr. Herman Gunter to beState Geologist of Florida. Mr. Gunterlived with his family here some yearsago at the place now owned by Mr.A. F. Bowen. His brother, Emil Gunter,remained in College long enough tofinish his course, but Herman was hereonly part of one year. Emil Gunterdied some years ago. Following is theannouncement :

“Dr. E. H. Sellards, State Geologistof Florida since the 01ganization of theSurvey in 1907, resigned that positionon April 18,1919, to accept an appoint—

ment as Geologist with the Bureau ofEconomic Geology of the University ofTexas, Austin, Texas. Mr. HermanGunter, who has been assistant on theSurvey since its establishment, hasbeen appointed to succeed Dr. Sellardsas State Geologist of Florida.”

The New Dormitories

The Executive Committee of theNorth Carolina State College of Agri-culture and Engineering at its meetingon December 18, after thoroughly con-sidering the question of dormitories inconsultation with the State architect,decided to adopt for future construc-tion the sectional type Of dormitoriesnow in use in most of the larger col-leges.Arrangements were made for the

construction of dormitory room to ac-commodate about 215 students. Workwill begin on these buildings not laterthan February 1, and they will un-doubtedly be completed in time for theopening of the next session in Septem-ber, 1920.

This does not provide the necessarydormitory space, but it is all the com-mittee felt justified in undertaking atthe present time.

Electrical Engineering Notes

Capt. Paul N. Pittinger, ’11, is em-ployed as supervisor of constructionfor Lockwood, Greene & Co., and is atthe present time engaged in installinga plant for the Henderson CottonMills, Henderson, Ky.

S. B. Sykes, ’13, has been transferredby the General Electric Company tothe Chicago office, where he is em-ployed as industrial control specialist.Sykes reports that Capt. T. R. Parrishis employed as purchasing agent forFairbanks, Morse & CO. of Chicago.He also states that on his trip to Chi-cago he ran across W. B. Stover, ’13,in Pittsburgh. Stover is still with theWestinghouse Electric & Mfg. Co. andexpects soon to be transferred to one oftheir Southern offices.

J. S. Bonner, ’16, is back again withthe Cumberland Telephone and Tele-graph Company, Nashville, Tenn. Jim-mie writes that his company is lookingfor a number of young men to trainfor the engineering work, both insideand outside work. Graduates in Elec-trical Engineering will be given goodpractical experience, and will get agood salary to begin, with opportuni-ties for advancement. Any interestedin these openings will write to Bonnerat Nashville.The Westinghouse Electric & Mfg.

CO. is looking for a number of youngmen to take training in the sales Oflice.Any interested will write either to thePittsburgh or Charlotte office.

B.S. ’09—Dr. B. B. Higgins is con-nected with the Georgia ExperimentStation and is living at Experiment,Georgia.

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HONOR TO WHOM HONOR IS DUE

State College Men Who Died in the Service of the United States During the Warwith Germany and Her Allies.

JAMES HENRY BAUGHAM, ’20Washington, N. C.

Sergeant Lafayette Escadrille.Died of wounds received in ac-tion July 2, 1918.

JOHN WESLEY GRIFFITH, ’14Winston-Salem, N. C.

DOUGLAS H. KNOX, ’21Fredericksburg, Va.

Private, Sixth Marine Corps.Died from wounds received inaction June 16, 1918.

JOHN C. S. LUMSDEN, 98Raleigh, N. C.

Lieutenant. Killed while on ob-servation duty August 16, 1918.

GASTON LEWIS DORTCH, ’13Goldsboro, N. C.

First Lieutenant, Company B,119th Infantry. Killed in actionSeptember 29, 1918.

GEORGE ROM HARDESTY, ’06Goldsboro, N. C.

Captain, 30th Engineers, Gasand Flame Regiment. Died oflobar pneumonia in France Oc-tober 5, 1918.

DAVID SWAIN GRANT, ’13Asheville, N. C.

Second Lieutenant, 39th In-fantry. Killed in action August7, 1918.

GEORGE BALDWIN MCKOY, ’19Raleigh, N. C.

First Lieutenant, HeadquartersCompany, 18th Infantry lst Di-.vision. Died of wounds receivedin action July 20, 1918.

JOSHUA BARNES FABMER, ’17Wilson, N. C.

Corporal, Company M, 26th In-fantry. Killed in action August,1918.

JOHN QUINCY JACKSON, ’17Raleigh, N. C.

Died of pneumonia at CampUpton, New York.

ALMON KEMP LINCOLN, ’19Pittsfield, Mass.

Cadet in Aviation Corps. Killedin airplane accident, Call Field,Wichita Falls, Texas.

WADE HAMPTON MILLER, ’20New London. N. C.

_Corporal Military Police. Killedin action July 16, 1918.

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BASIL S. SNOWDENSnowden, N. C.

$311 motorcycle accident near Ver-, 'dnn,$1 France, December 2, 1918.

. CHARLES AUGUSTINE SPEAS, ’11East Bend, N. C.

Lieutenant. Died of wounds re-ceived in action October 25,1918.

JAMES JEFFRIES SYKES, ’18Charlotte, N. C.

First Lieutenant, Aviation Corps.Killed in action August 1, 1918.

ERNEST LEROY TWINE, '21Tyner, N. C.

Killed in action November, 1918.

CHARLES MILTON MORRISConcord, N. C.

Killed in action, October 17,1918, while near Molain, France.In 114th Machine Gun Battalion,Company D.

ROBERT HURST TURNER, ’17First Lieutenant, Company C,115th Machine Gun Battalion,30th Division. Killed in actionJuly 24, 1918.

JAMES THADDEUS WEATHERLY, ’18Greensboro, N. C.

Sergeant. Died of pneumonia atCamp Sevier, S. C.

FRANK MARTIN THOMPSON, ’09Raleigh, N. C.

Lieutenant 15th Machine GunBattalion. Killed in action Sep-tember 13, 1918.

GROVER ALPHONSO JORDANEdenton, N. C.

ARTHUR TEMPLETON KENYONClinton, N. C.

Killed in a railroad accident inFrance on March 6, 1919.

ORIN MORRow SIGMON, '11Hickory, N. C.

Lieutenant Headquarters Com-pany, 117th Regiment, 42d Divi-sion. Killed by accident in FranceSeptember 30, 1918.

ROBERT CLAY WAITT, ’06Raleigh, N. C.

Died of pneumonia at Camp-Humphreys, Va., October 4,1918.

GUY JENNINGS WINSTEAD, ’17Roxboro, N. C.

Lieutenant. Killed in actionAugust 10, 1918.

THURMAN M. GREGORYElizabeth City, N. C.

Killed in an aeroplane accidentin France, March 5, 1919.

JOHN E. LYNCHDurham, N. C., R. 5

Killed in France, October 9,1918.

ALEXANDER HOLLADAY PICKEL, 12Raleigh, N. C.

Died of pneumonia in NavalHospital at Chelsea, Mass.

JAMES EDWIN SCOTT, ’14Haw River, N. C.

Died of Spanish influenza atCamp Humphreys, Va., October8, 1918.

WILLIAM THOMAS SHAW, ’14Weldon, N. C.

Captain. Killed in action July14, 1918.

ASTON JENSENAsheville, N. C.

Sergeant. Killed in a railroadaccident in France, November 29,1918.

HUGH KENDRICK, ’00Raleigh, N. C.

Captain. Killed in action

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ALUMNI NEWS

PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY NORTH CABO-LINA STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTUREAND ENGINEERING, WEST RALEIGH, N. C.

Entered as second-class matter Octo-ber 16, 1917. at the Postoflice at WestRaleigh, N. C., under the Act Of August24, 1912.

“Acceptance for mailing at specialrate of postage provided for in Section1103, Act of October _3, 1917, author-ized July 8, 1918.”

All communications to ALUMNI NEWSshould be addressed to E. B. OWEN,Registrar, or to T. H. STAFFORD, Alum-ni Secretary, West Raleigh, N. C.

General Alumni Association

President—E. C. Bagwell, Hamlet.Vice-President—C. V. York, Raleigh.Secretary-Treasurer—Buxton White,

Elizabeth City, N. 0.Chairman of Local Emecutive Com-

mittee—Prof. C. L. Mann, West-Ra-leigh.

Executive Committee —— J. B. Bray,W. T. Clay, E. E. Culbreth. R. H. Mer-ritt, W. F. Pate, C. B. Williams, R. J.Wyatt, E. B. Owen, L. R. Gilbert, E. L.Cloyd and W. D. Briggs.Memorial Committee—C. L. Mann,

chairman; E. B. Owen, secretary-treasurer; C. B. Williams, J. A. Park,W. F. Pate, R. H. Merritt.

The Department Of Vocational Edu-cation in the College is issuing aperiodical known as Agricultural Edu-cation Monthly. The following gentle-men connected with the department areresponsible for the paper: Leon E.Cook, C. E. Myers, J. S. Howard, T. E.Browne and Roy H. Thomas. Themonthly is printed on the multigraphand is neat and readable. It serves auseful purpose and is well conducted.

Requirement for AdmissionRaised

The College has at last raised itsentrance requirements from 11 to 14units, to take effect September, 1920.The required subjects remain the sameas heretofore—that is, 81/; units areprescribed, as follows: English, 3; his-tory, 2; mathematics, 21/2, and science1. The authorities of the College havelooked forward for a long time to tak-ing this step forward, but not until thepast year has it seemed possible to go

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up to 14 units. Only a few years agowe were admitting students withunits, which was probably about thesame as the completion of the ninthgrade. Then we went up to 11 units,which admitted boys who have donewell in tenth .grade work. It willhardly be possible hereafter for a boyto enter who has not had eleventhgrade work. For a long time a gooddeal has been said to the discredit Ofthe College on account of its low stand-ard of entrance. The fact that boyscould enter so low has‘br‘ought a goodmany boys here who should have re-mained longer in the high schools. Theimmense increase in attendance at theCollege during the last year has madeit possible to fill up the College witheleventh grade students. Many youngmen who entered last fall had from12 to 18 units of entrance credit. Theentrance requirements should havebeen raised a year ago, but no onecould foresee at that time that thatwould be wise or even desirable.

Our college laundry has changedhands. Mr. J. J. Hotchkiss, who hasoperated the laundry since it was es-tablished, has sold the laundry to Mr.J. B. Cullins, who for six years hasbeen engineer and foreman of thelaundry at St. Mary’s School. Mr. Cul-lins is very highly recommended andwe may confidently expect that thelaundry will be in good hands. ThoseOf us who know Mr. and Mrs. Hotch-kiss will regret that they are to leaveus. They have made many friendsamong the College people, both studentsand teachers. -

The following report of the recentsanitary inspection of the College isgatifying to College people and is acredit not merely to Major Hulvey andhis efficient corps, but to Mr. Caudle,superintendent of buildings andgrounds:

“State College, West Raleigh—TheCollege, if rated on the basis of 100per cent would score 100. The sani-tary arrangements in all departmentswere excellent. There is only one Ob-jectionable condition—the toilet andlavatories in Patterson Hall are poorlylighted and ventilated. It is recom-mended that inasmuch as more than750 boys are fed at the College dininghall daily, that the handlers Of food berequired to undergo a medical exam-ination the same as the handlers offood in hotels.”

On Tuesday evening, December 9, theCollege Band and College Glee Clubtogether presented a concert whichproved to be a very pleasant occasionfor all who attended. The presentState College Band is undoubtedly thebest musical organization the Collegehas ever 'had. Credit is due verylargely to Mr. Price, who has workeduntiringly with the organization sincehe took charge of it about a year ago.The College Glee Club, which is underthe direction Of Mr. C. O. Lehman, andwhich has been organized only thisfall, is already establishing its goodname in the College and wherever ithas been heard. These two organiza-tions together are the pride Of thewhole College. They are doing asmuch in the way of making morale andencouraging College pride of the rightsort as almost any other agency thatone can mention.

Northampton County students haveformed a county club at the College,with Paul T. Long, of Jackson, as pres-ident and E. W. Harris, of Seaboard,as secretary and treasurer. R. E. Dun-ning, of Rich Square, is vice-president.Other members Of the club are: J. J.Rogers, R. E. Vick and M. R. Stephen-son Of Seaboard, C. G. Parker, 0. F.Smith and B. H. Connor of Rich Square.The purpose of the club is to promotefriendship among Northampton Countyboys at the College. This step on thepart of the boys of that county is onethat we heartily commend. The Oflicehas ready a list of the students bycounties and it is hoped that in thewinter and spring we shall have morecounty clubs.The Register of Alumni has at last

been delivered by the printers. Theprinting situation in Raleigh has causedmuch delay in bringing it out andthere are some imperfections, to saynothing about inaccuracies whichcould not be avoided. The directory,however, is useful and ‘ in the maincorrect. Write for a copy if you wishone. - -

The MemorialWe make no apology for consuming

two pages of our space to give- thepictures of twenty-four Of the thirty-,three former students who have losttheir lives in the war.The Memorial Committee have not

lost hope of raising $10,000 to erect atthe College a creditable memorial tothe memory of these brave men.Many who should have given to this

object have not yet done so, but wehave not lost hope of them either.Fellow alumni, you must come across.We have not attempted a thing whichwe cannot hope to do. Those who wishto do bigger things should reflect thatif we cannot raise $10,000 we cannothope to raise enough to put up abuilding. Ten thousand should not beour stopping point, but that is all weare asking for now. Those who wishto do more will find the present com-mittee at their service. The sooner wecan finish our task the sooner we cangive place to those who wish to at-tempt greater things, or the sooner adecision can be made as to the formlofthe memorial.At present the cash collections

amount to a little more than $4,000,with additional pledges of between twoand three thousand more. Money isstill coming in at the rate of about $25.a day. Space forbids a detailed state-ment in this issue.

Honor for Raleigh GirlMiss Susan Walker Jones, who is

pursuing a postgraduate course in Bi-ology and Chemistry at the Universityof Michigan, has recently been electedan associate member of the Woman’sResearch Club of that institution. 0nthe membership list of the organizationare some of the foremost scientists inthe country. The appointment of MissJones is regarded as a high compli-ment. To receive the appointment it isnecessary to be recommended by twomembers of the faculty of the univer-sity as having the special qualificationsrequired. Miss Jones is a daughter ofMr. William Walker Jones, and was aspecial student in State College lastyear.—News and Observer.

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“ Poultry Judging contests.1,$-lhe!expected that the judging team

' - a’ftglfoultry Department of the State' ‘ , now being trained by Dr. B. F.

,: head of the -,Department andII. Hall, Assistant in Poultry,

: ke part in the National Poultry:ng Contest to be held at Trenton,’”the week of January 12,1920.e judging contests may be com-with athletic contests. In fact,

the student standpoint, they areitch more value as they give theguts competing an inspiration;

students of other similar in—fions,’ they learn to better judge

gyselect birds for breeding, and areulated to the greatest efifort. Ant knows that if he wins it means

. ng his institution on the map anded laurels to his State in his line.

;:‘ iipp took to the National Poultry._ dging Contest held three years ago

)1 adison Square Garden, New York. The team won third place, win-

'.'. over Cornell; and _.Mr Charles1' hard won third in individual hon-

" Mr. Leonard today is “holding

eport of R. O. T. C. DistrictInspector

[WCopy of letter from the District In-“etor, Fourth District, R. O. T. C.,cker Building, Raleigh, N. C.

December 8,1919.2:;rom District Inspector.,fg Professor of Military Science and

v’ Tactics, N. C. State College of A.1 . , & E., West Raleigh, N. C. ,n5_1,bject: Extracts from Report of In-1" spector.gt1. The following extracts from thereport of the inspector who visitedyour school recently are quoted for

flour information.“lg-fit; (a) Present state of discipline ingétudent body: Good.

:7; :- (b) General appearance of student1 ,,- gbody: Very good.i,2;'1 (c) General condition of equipment:‘1 IVery good.

((1) Appearance of the individual:1 ”student in uniform: Very good.

(e) Close order drill: Very good.(f) Extended order drill: Not suffi-

ciently trained.(g) Physical drill: Good.(h) Military courtesy: Good.

. . (1) Condition of records and filingg3!system Good.‘1'“) Method of instruction. Satisfac-

V.

-4ff.-If;2. It is believed that mOre stressshould be put upon saluting. The salute1s considered as the outward sign of

_.military efficiency.K 1,, 3 It is suggested that you get up

-cempetitions, such as gallery shootingbetween the different companies, giv-ing a banner to the company makingthe best score. It is believed that suchcompetitions greatly add to militaryefficiency. A military field day some-time in the spring is also suggested.

L. JORDAN,Lieut.-Col., Infantry, U. S.A.

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will remember the team Dr. ‘

Young Men’s ChristianAssociation

THE WEATHERFORD MEETINGSOne of the outstanding events Of the

fall term was the visit of Dr. W. D.Weatherford, who for eighteen yearswas International Student Secretary Ofthe Young Men’s Christian Associationfor the South. Dr. Weatherford knowsstudent life as few men do and useslanguage and illustrations that collegemen understand.While at State College, December

12, Dr. Weatherford delivered threeaddresses to the student body on“Christian Ideals in College Life.” Inthese addresses he dealt with suchfundamentals as honesty, purity, andthe every man’s need for the power ofGod in his life. The attendance atthese meetings was exceptional. Three-fourths Of the students were presentand many of the members of the fac-ulty. The impression made was fine.The band, orchestra and glee club co-operated with the Association tO makethe occasion a success by furnishingmusic. At the close of the last meet-ing twenty-five men who were non—church members made decisions for theChristian life and one hundred andfifty others signified their intention tolive a better Christian life.The results Of this campaign have

not vanished. There is a higher moraltone in the student body and the wayhas been opened for more aggressiveChristian work.

THE DEs MOINES CONVENTIONThe greatest event that has ever

taken place in the history Of the NorthAmerican Christian Student Movementis scheduled for December 31 to Janu-ary 4. This is the Student VolunteerConvention to be held in Des Moines,Iowa. This convention will be attend-ed by 9,000 delegates representing thevarious colleges Of North America. Itwill be led by the greatest Christianstatesmen of this continent and therewill be speakers from every quarter Ofthe globe. The purpose Of this conven-tion is to bring together the choiceststudents of the land tO consider to-gether, under expert leadership, thegreat outstanding religious, social and.moral problems of the world and to'challenge them to meet these problems.

Eleven students, Prof. L. L. Vaughanand the General Secretary will repre-sent State College at this convention..Upon their return a campaign will bewaged at State for enrolling at least400 men in the study Of world prob—lems. State College students will alsobe asked to take a part, financially, inthe missionary enterprise. In time wehope to send men out tO the foreignfield from our Association. The daywhen the foreign field demands techni-cally trained men is here.

MOTION PICTURESThe free moving picture shows given

by the Association ,On Thursday after-noons and nights have proved so popu-lar with the students that it has beendecided to continue these after the holi-days. Programs featuring such starsas William Hart, Marguerite Clark andDouglas Fairbanks will be put on.

BOWLINGNew bowling equipment has just

been received. After the holidays thealleys will be refinished and the newequipment installed. This will createnew interest in bowling and will fur-nish recreation for both students andmembers of the faculty during the win-ter months.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON PROGRAMDuring the months when the weather

is bad, Sunday afternoons pass ratherslowly with the students who have fewacquaintances in the city. The Asso-ciation has, therefore, decided to puton musical programs. Capt. P. W.Price and the State College band willcooperate in this. Assistanceis ex-pected from the orchestra and gleeclub, from talent in town and'fromMeredith and Peace.

D. A. Monroe (’17) Back fromPhilippines

D. A. Monroe was in Carthage Mon-day with his father from BensalemTownship. Mr. Monroe comes fromthe Philippines to his home in Ben-salem for a six months vacation.About four years ago Mr. Monroe re-ceived an appointment from the \VarDepartment to fill the place as princi—pal under the Bureau Of Education inone Of the schools of the island. Hewas located at IlOilO, some 350 milessouth Of Manila. He left there thefirst Of September. reaching his homehere about forty-three days later. Andas this is his first trip home during thefour years he appreciates his vacation.

Mr. Monroe lives in a little townmade up Of natives, with about a dozenAmericans in the colony. His work inthe school is of an industrial charac-ter, teaching the students manualtraining, basketry, weaving and car-pentry work. He is also the instructorof the machine shop, giving the stu—dents of that country an idea Of mod-e111 machineiy and one that they canearn a practical livmg with later on.—(arthage News.

Two State College Boys Start inNursery Business

W. R. Hoots and Joseph Lee, ofLandrum, S. C., both graduates Of theState College of Raleigh, have start-ed a nursery business, with headquar-ters at Landrum and East Flat Rock.The Chase place, about one-half

mile below Flat Rock, has been securedfor the enterprise, and 25 acres will beused there for the grafting of applebuds on seedling stock and setting outgrape cuttings. The present schedulecalls for the grafting of 10,000 apples.At Landrum the business will for the

most part be a peach nursery.—Hen-‘dersonville (N. C.) News.Mr. Thomas A. Ratcliffe is business

manager of the Morris Fertilizer Com-pany at Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Ratcliffe isstill a good friend Of the College. Hewas astudent here at the same time asMr. C. B. Williams, with whom he haskept in touch since he left College.

B.E. ’17—Mr. W. P. Davis, whosehome address is Stovall, N. C. visitedthe College recently. He is connectedwith the Coast and Geodetic Survey.

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Athletics

T. H. STAFFORD, ’12For the firstgtime in the history of

basketball here, State has made a seri-ous attempt to start work before theholidays. Coach Crozier issued the callfor candidates immediately after thefootball season, and from then untilCollege closed yesterday the Techtossers have been hard at it daily.This early preliminary work will

greatly simplify the Tech leader’sproblem in developing a quint for thehard games to come after Christmas.There are a number of promising menin the new material and Crozier hasbeen getting a line on them whileteaching the old men his system. Whit-ner, Curtis, Rhodes, and Johnson havebeen showing up especially well.Another innovation was the practice

game with Durham “Y” December 13.State won handily—38 to 18—piling upthe largest total we have been able toscore for three seasons against thisteam. The team showed the effects ofcareful coaching and the passing andteamwork was mid-season in form.Ripple and Captain Cline led in thescoring. with Groomekclose behind. Afull account appears elsewhere in thisissue.We are able to announce the follow-

ing partial schedule. Another gamewill be arranged with Carolina andseveral others are pending:

Jan. 17—Trinity at Durham.Jan. 23—Elon at Raleigh.Jan. 27—Davidson at Raleigh.Jan. 30—Guilford at Raleigh.Feb. 2—Wake Forest at Raleigh.Feb. 7—Trinity at Raleigh.Feb. 14—Wake Forest at Wake

Forest.Feb. 21—V. P. I. at Richmond.Feb. 23—Elon at Elon.Feb. 24—;Lynchburg Athletic Club at

Lynchburg.Feb. 25

Lexington.Feb. 26—Guilford at Greensboro.Feb. 27—Charlotte “Y” at Charlotte.Feb. 28 Davidson 'at Davidson.March 6~Carolina at Raleigh.

Washington and Lee at

The following “All South Atlantic”football team has been picked by theWashington Post:

FIRST TEAMEnd—Kenyon ........................GeorgetownTackle—Ripple ......................N. C. StateGuard—Bethel ......Washington and LeeCenter—~Anderson ................ GeorgetownGuard—Dudack .................... GeorgetownTackle—Pierce................................V. P. I.End—Riggs ....................Maryland StateQuarter—Faucette..................N. C. StateHalfback—McQuade ............GeorgetownHalfback—Gurley ..................N. C. StateFullba ck—Silvester........Wash. and Lee

Sammy Homewood is given one ofthe end positions on the second team,while Weathers gets an honorable men-tion.Commenting on the season in the

same article, Mr. Keller says:“A notable occurrence was the re-

sumption of football relations betweenNorth Carolina University and NorthCarolina State College after a lapse ofmany years. The teams met at Ra-leigh late in October, with the Univer-sity getting a decision over the Collegethrough the failure of the latter tonegotiate a goal after touchdown.”

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“ . . . Following the gridiron style ofthe country, upsets were numerous inthe South Atlantic. Virginia MilitaryInstitute was swamped by North Caro-lina State and then overwhelmed NorthCarolina, the team that turned backthe West Raleigh eleven.”In reference to men selected for the

mythical honor team, he has the fol-lowing to say about our representa-tives:“An abundance of tackle material

came to light, with Ripple of NorthCarolina State and Pierce of VirginiaPoly. leading the field. Both were ag-gressive, shifty and powerful. Faucette,N. C. State, besides being a heady fieldgeneral, was exceptionally adept bothin throwing and receiving forwardpasses and in running the ball. Hehas no real competition for premierquarterback honors. Gurley, N. C.State, completes this sterling backfield.He is a speedy end skirter, a splendidinterferer, 'kicker.”

All three of these men are expectedto return to College next fall and willgive Coach “Willyum” a fine nucleusaround which to build for 1920.We will announce the 1920 schedule

in the next issue of “Alumni News.”Cut it out and save it'for reference.We believe it will be a humdinger.The baseball schedule is shaping up

nicely. We are planning to go Souththis season instead of the usual North-ern trip, the latter part of April.

State College Beats Durham “Y”in Fast Basketball Game

Playing their first game of the season,Coach Crozier’s basketball tossers ofState College last night defeated theDurham “Y” quint, 38 to 18, in a well-played exhibition featured by unusualteamwork generally seen in the earlypart of the season.At no time did the visitors threaten

to assume any big lead over the Techs,who performed consistently throughoutthe contest and piled up point afterpoint despite the brilliant guarding ofthe “Y” players. At the end of thefirst period the score stood 16 to 9 andthe West Raleigh collegians improvedas the game progressed. Returning tothe fray after the intermission, thevictors did much better and played an

. improved passing game.Ripple. Cline and Groome were the

scoring Techs and their points alonewould have defeated the Durham team,the three securing fifteen field goals.Ripple led with six goals, with Clinenext with five. Groome pocketed theleather four times.While it is too early to forecast the

caliber of the State College quint, theshowing last night demonstrated thatCoach Crozier is not lacking in excel-lent material. Even the substitutesshowed up well. The varsity quint wascomposed of five old players, who havealready contributed a basketball cham-pionship to the West Raleigh College.For Durham,.the guarding of Rich-

ardson featured. He held Park score-less and also gave his team four pointsby two pretty field shots.The line-up:State College, 38. Durham, 18.

Position.Ripple Landis

Left full.Park . Perry

Right full.

and an excellent place

Groome KnightRichardson

Heiiin

Center.Left guard.

GurleyCline

Right guard.Score by periods :

State College ......................Durham “Y” ........................Summary :Scoring: Field Goals—State College,

Ripple 6, Cline 5, Groome 4, Curtis 1,Deal 1; Durham: Richardson 2, Hefiin2, Knight 1, Landis 1. Foul Goals:Cline, 6 out of 11 chances; Knight, 6out of 8 chances.

Substitutions: Durham—Lougee forPerry; State College— Whitener, forGurley, Beal for Park, Curtis forGroome, Rhodes for.Cline.Time of periods—20 minutes.Referee—Charles Doak.

Mr. R. K. Babington Goes withSouthern Bell Company

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Mr. R. Kenneth Babington, for thepast eight years with the PiedmontTelephone and Telegraph Company assuperintendent of plant, will sever hisconnection with the local company atthe end of this month and has accepteda position in the offices of the superim-tendent of traffic of the Southern BellTelephone Company, division head-quarters, at Charlotte. Mr. Babingtonwill enter upon the duties of his newposition December 1st, but for the pres-ent, as long as his work is confined toCharlotte, will continue to reside inGastonia.Mr. Babington was graduated from

the North Carolina State College, de-partment of Electrical Engineering, in1910, after which he held positions withthe Western Electric Company in At-lanta and with the Southern PowerCompany in Charlotte before comingto Gastonia.service as superintendent of plant forthe Piedmont Telephone and TelegraphCompany he has engineered a numberof large telephone construction jobs,both in connection with the local ex-change and on the company’s toll lines.His acceptance of the new positionwith the Southern Bell is recognized byhis friends as a considerable promo-tion inasmuch as it offers him a largerfield of activity in his chosen line ofwork.-—1astonia Gazette, Nov. 29.

B.S. ’11—Mr. R. W. Graeber, ofBishopville, S. C., has accepted a posi-tion as Farm Demonstration Agent forIredell County and will enter upon thework there the first of the year, whenMr. J. A. Arey will come to Raleigh totake the place made vacant by thewithdrawal of Mr. A. J. Reed. Mr.Graeber has spent one year in dairyfield work in the State and five yearsas demonstration agent in Mecklen-burg County before going to SouthCarolina. Mr. Graeber is regarded asa very successful demonstration agent.

Massachusetts Agricultural Collegeis carrying on a campaign to raise$150,000 from its alumni and under-graduates to equip a building for stu-dent activities. This building is de-signed to be a memorial to the forty-nine graduates and former students.ofthe college who have lost their lives inthe war. ,

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:Words for Three FormerStudents

1:ae “Monroe Journal” in its recent

C..W. LEE, BE. ’12”The municipally owned water and

i5:ting system_ provides ample current‘ water for the city. Mr. C. W. Lee,

__graduate of State College, is superin-7:: adent of the water and light depart-Mm of the city. Water noted for its_:,:Treness and health-giving qualities isured from the city artesian wells in1e northwestern part of town.”

:"-1" J. DUNHAM BUNDY1}“‘Mr. J. Dunham Bundy, alderman

. m:om Ward 4, guards the interests of‘s'e city in affairs pertaining to the

pohce and fire departments, two de-{partments of which Monroe is justly

‘ proud Mr. Bundy was born and rear-,bd in Monroe‘ and was educated atfi'tate College, West Raleigh. Follow-

FI: his college career he was for aitiine in the employ of the International

' Harvester Company. For the past

R..,WALLEN. “The above were the school facilities,a ":‘1111til in. the summer of 1915 the super-

: intendent, Prof. _.W E. Moore resigned3 ‘1.and the present incumbent, Prof. R. W.

: at": .gAllen, was elected.,1 “Professor Allen at that time was a

.1; Himan of liberal preparation and consid--:.”-qerable experience. He had taken de-

grees from the Agricultural and Me-igchanical College and the University of

fNorth Carolina. He had also takenspecial courses at the University of

1"". Tennessee. He had served six years asQjprincipal of a good school in the State

_of Maryland. He came back to NorthI ‘35,. :Carolina and organized the graded," schools of Sanford and of Lee County,

' ; North Carolina. Under the present:' - supervision and administration, the

7 ‘ schools have been raised to a higher'7 standard. They have within the past

._ three years been put on the accredited', list of the Southern Association ofSecondary Schools and Colleges. The

. - : graduates of these schools are ad-‘- ", ', "mitted, without an entrance examina-

tion', to any college belonging to the,1 above-named association. The mini-, {mum requirement for graduation from

' the high school is 15 units, as set forth.. by the Carnegie Foundation. In addi-

tion, academic credit is given the grad-} , uates for a State teacher’s certificate,

I . ‘So that a pupil who graduates from theMonroe High School may, without ex-amination, enter any college or get ateacher’s certificate.”

’B.E. ’93

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Mr. H. H. Coburn’s college friendswill sympathize with him and his wifein the death of their infant son, RobertChester Coburn, who died at the homeof Mrs. Coburn’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.R. W. Wilkinson on December 10. Mr.Coburn’s home is at Wellesley Hills,Mass. His family were in North Caro-lina’on a visit.

Marriages

’19—FETNER-WEIGHTMrs. Eva M. Wright announces the

engagement of her daughter, LenaJones to Mr. Charlie J. Fetner, of Ra-

: leigh, the wedding to take place Wed-nesday, December 24, at 4 o’clock atthe home of the bride, 201 West Mar-tin Street.

CRAWFORD-BALLMr. and Mrs. Clifford Albert Ball

announce the marriage of their daugh-ter, Doris Marie, to Mr. Hiliary H.Crawford, lieutenant of infantry, U. S.Army, on Sunday, the 14th of Decem-ber, 1919. Atlanta, Ga.

’19—M0RGAN-HIGHMiddlesex, Dec. 11—Announcements

have been issued reading as follows:Mr. and Mrs. Seba F. High announcethe marriage of their daughter, OliverJewell, to Mr. Kizer D. Morgan, onThursday, November 27, 1919, Middle-sex, N. C.

BOYCE-THOMASMr. and Mrs. Charles Clement Thomas

announce the marriage of their daugh-ter, Margaret Knowlton, to Mr. ErskineBoyce on Tuesday, November 11, 1919,Charlotte, N. G.Mr. and Mrs. Erskine Boyce will be

at home after the 15th of December,Gastonia, N. C.

RAMSEY-CALDWELLThe marriage of First Lieut. George

L. Ramsey, of Raleigh, to Miss ElvaCaldwell, of Boston, Mass., took placein Woburn, Mass, yesterday at noon.The wedding was a surprise to manyhere and the affair will be of interestto her many friends of Boston.

GABDNEB—MULLWe have received the following invi-

tation:Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cullen Mull

request the honor of your presence atthe marriage of their daughter, AnnieMae, to Mr. Zebulon Clifton Gardner,on Wednesday, December 24th, at 4:30o’clock, at the Forestville BaptistChurch, near Wake Forest, N. C.At home after January 15, Shelby,

N. C.

BELL-TAYLORState papers announce the marriage

of Dr. Carey L. Bell, first lieutenantVeterinary Corps, U. S. Army, on De-cember 5, to Miss Lucile Jane Taylor,at 1017 C Street, S. W., Washington,D. C. Dr. Bell is still in the service,being first lieutenant in the VeterinaryCorps. Miss Taylor is originally ofWashington, but for the past threeyears has lived in Norfolk, Va., and inAsheville and Biltmore. Miss Taylorhas won many friends in the South onaccount of her personality and her fines0prano voice. Dr. Bell was in Collegefor two years in our Veterinary Course.

. B.E. ’07—HARDIE-GLENNGreensboro papers announce the

marriage of Capt. Phil W. Hardie, ofGreensboro, to Miss Adele Glenn, onNovember 12, at West Market StreetMethodist Church.

’18—T0EPLEMAN-COBBITTAn engagement which will interest a

good many friends here is that of MissElizabeth Corbitt, of Henderson, toF. L. Toepleman. The marriage is totake place in January. Miss Corbittwas educated at St. Mary’s.

’17—TENANT-LATHAMThe State papers announce the re-

cent marriage of Mr. John SimpsonTenant to Miss Gladys Latham, ofAsheville. Mr. and Mrs. Tenant, aftertheir wedding trip, will live at 111Montford Avenue, Asheville, until theirown home on Courtland Avenue isready.

’2()——PASOUR-ROBINSONPapers announce the marriage ofMr. Clarence Pasour, of Dallas, N. C.on November 8, to Miss Lois Robinson.

Mrs. Pasour is a graduate of the NorthCarolina College for Women at Greens-boro, class of 1917. Mr. Pasour is aformer student of this College who hasbeen in the navy, having been dis-charged from that service. He is atpresent employed by the Ford MotorCompany of Charlotte.

,

’12—PITTMAN-QUINNMr. Francis Marion Pittman andMiss Eloise Marie Quinn, both ofMount Olive, were recently married.

Mr. Pittman was a student here duringthe fall term of 1918.

, Brief Personals

B.E. ’17—Mr. L. E. Wooten is withthe State Highway Commission and islocated at Durham. His address isBox 38, Durham, N. C.’22—Mr. Joe Hoke and his fatherwere here November 28. Joe expectsto teach this winter and spring at

Pinehurst.Mr. R. M. Caldwell, of Campobello,

S. C., visited the College November 28.He is engaged in cotton oil milling.B. S. ’95—Mr. L. B. Ennett, of Stella,

N. C, visited the College during theTeachers’ Assembly and attended theWake Forest—State College footballgame. Mr. Ennett is County Superin-tendent of Public Instruction for Car-teret County.

Mr. Coron S. Rollins is living nearShelby. Mr. Rollins was a Work coursestudent here.

B.E. '19—Mr. W. C. Murrell, who isnow a student at Cornell University,can be reached by addressing him atSheldon Court, Ithaca, N. Y.

B.E. ’16—Mr. C. O. Seifert is livingat Haverhill, Mass, and his address isNo. 12 White Street. Mr. Seifert vis—ited the College just before Christmas.

’16—Lieut. Garland F. May’s address,which has recently been furnished thisoffice, is Malbourne Hotel, Durham,N. C.

B.E. ’02—Mr. Vassar Y. Moss has re-turned to Cannonsburg, Pa., and isagain connected with the Fort PittBridge Works. During the war he wasat the Newark Bay Shipyards and en-gaged in work on fabricated ships.’.’19—Mr. J. E. Courtney, of Fayette-

ville, Route 6, is considering returningto College to continue his course. Mr.Courtney has been in the army, butwas discharged last December.

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Brief PersonalsB.E. ’10—Mr. William Leak Man-

ning, after leaving the service, returnedto his old work at Rosemary, where heis now living. Mr. Manning has sent aliberal check for the memorial. Let ussee some more checks for $25 fromothers of our alumni who are doingwell.

B.S. ’18—Mr. Charles R. Leonard, ofReynolda, visited the College on De-cember 11. He was on his way homefrom the Stock Show at Goldsboro.Mr. Leonard has charge of the PoultryDepartment of the Reynolda Farms,and we have it from good authoritythat he is making extraordinarily good111 his work at Reynolda. His brother,Mr. W. E. Leonard, is living at his oldhome in Davidson County, near Lex-ington. He is devoting part of his timeto work in the Lexington postoffice,but expects to farm next year.

’18—Lieut. E. Maxwell writes thathis present address is 49 St. NicholasTerrace, New York City.

B.E. ’17—In a very pleasant letterMr. George C. Cox tells about himself.He is now living in Philadelphia, Pa.,at No. 15 South Seventh Street. Untilvery recently he was assistant to theCommittee on Science and Arts at theFranklin Institute. He has been re-cently discharged from the service andis now once more a civilian. Mr. Coxsent his personal record of militaryservice and the following is the out-line of his service: “First lieutenantSignal Corps, July 19, 1917, to October12, 1918; captain Signal Corps, October12, 1918, to November 18, 1919; A Co.105th Field SignalBattalion, August 5,1917, to January 7, 1919; French Sig-nal Schools, January 28 to March 30,1918; Second Field Battalion SignalCorps, First Division, until armistice.Decorations: French Cross of War(Croix de Guerre), American citationsare G. O. No. 29, First Division, June22, 1919; G. O. No. 15, First Brigade,October 15, 1918. Discharged Novem-ber 18, 1919.”’04—Rev. C. T. Rogers preached on

the Snow Hill charge last Sunday atthe following places: Jerusalem in themorning, Bethel in the afternoon, andat Snow Hill at night. Rev. Mr. Rogersis a young man on fire with zeal andtells his message with an earnest ap-peal that will not fail to reach theheart of his congregation—Snow HillSquare Deal.’04—Rev. Grover King has returned

from abroad and is again pastor of theBaptist Church at Darien, Wis. Mr.King is a brother of Mr. C. H. King, ofRaleigh, who lives near BloomsburyPark.Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Couch (BE. ’08)

announce the arrival of a son on De-cember 10, 1919. Name: Llewellyn HillCouch, Jr. Weight: 71/; pounds.

Mr. J. W. Bergthold is in the South-ern College of the Y. M. C. A. at Nash-ville, Tenn., where he is taking furthertraining in Y. M. C. A. work. Mr.Bergthold preceded Mr. J. J. King assecretary of our Y. M. C. A. .

B.E. ’14—We had a very pleasantvisit on the 16th of December fromMr. W. T. Hurtt, who is living in At-lanta and traveling Southern territoryfor the Westinghouse Electric andManufacturing Company of Pittsburgh.

B.S. ’09—Mr. Ralph R. Faison isconnected with the Faison Company,Inc., of Greensboro, N. C. His addressis 314 Banner Building. The Faison

Company are manufacturers’ agents forsteel and iron products.

B.E. ’16—In a very pleasant letterfrom Mr. J. V. Champion he says thatDeane R. Holt has recently joined himin his work with the Edward LadewCompany, Inc., Glen Cove, N. Y. Theprincipal business of the Ladew people.is belting, but they have recentlybranched out into the manufacture ofshoes, and Mr. Champion is superin-tendent of the shoe department. Hesays they expect to make 4,000 pairsof shoes per day as soon as they canget machines and necessary help. Mr.Champion has been with the Ladewpeople for two years. In the first yearhe was their efficiency man. Mr. Cham-pion reports the arrival of a son, bornon the 26th of October. From all ap-pearances, he will be a fullback worth-while in about 18 years. Mr. Cham-pion also reports the coming marriageof Mr. Deane R. Holt, which is tooccur during the Christmas holidays,but he does not give the name of thelady.

B.E. ’19—Mr. A. L. Humphrey writesa very pleasant letter from Wilming-ton in which he gives an account ofthe good time that Wilmington alumnienjoyed at the farm of Mr. John Klein,also a former student of the College.Mr. Klein’s farm is about two milesfrom the city, where he prepared afeast of brunswick stew, barbecue andcoffee. Prof. J. J. Blair of the cityschools of Wilmington made some re-marks relative to the success of StateCollege men. After the feast was overMr. Klein took his guests over his placeand showed them what he is doing. Hehas a dairy. and a fine herd of cows,also five or six hundred hogs and pigs.Mr. Klein is one of our many success-ful former students. There are manyof them scattered over North Carolina—men who were in College for only ashort time, but who have made won-derfully good use of the training whichthey received here during the period oftheir connection with the College.

B.E. ’19—Mr. J. G. Leonard has leftthe ship yards in Wilmington and isnow taking a student’s course with theGeneral Electric Company, having gonethere on November 2d. He and Mr.W. D. Johnson are there together.

B.E. ’19—Mr. G. R. Robinson, who isin the employ of the Atlantic CoastRealty Company, is at present station-ed in the general offices of the com-pany in Wilmington.

Mr. John B. Mayes is living at 66College Street, Oxford, N. C.’19—Mr. Ed. Chambers Smith, Jr.,

has been discharged from the serviceand is living in Raleigh again. He isemployed in land surveying in connec—tion with the land sales which are be-ing conducted over the State. Thereis plenty of work and he is very busy.’18—Mr. C. H. Burt, of Apex, visited

the College on December 10. He isfarming at his old home, a prosperoustobacco section. Mr. Burt is doing.very well. He was discharged fromthe navy late in the spring, but man-aged to make a good crop, so good thatwe have about lost hope of getting himto return to College next fall. _

B.E. ’03—Mr. J. S. P. Carpenter, insending in his check, writes for a listof the North Carolina State Collegemen located in Philadelphia, and saysthat several North Carolinians are fig-uring on organizing a club. NorthCarolina State College men in. Phila-delphia should communicate With Mr.

Carpenter, and in that way assist himin getting our men together. Mr. Car-penter is treasurer of the Mauney-SteelCompany, cotton yarns, 237 ChestnutStreet, Philadelphia.

B.E. ’04—Mr. L. A. Neal has begunthe erection of a new ice and fuelplant at Marion, N. C. Mr. Neal is tobe manager of the new concern. He isabout ready to begin handling coal andexpects to have his ice factory in oper-ation in the early spring. Mr. Nealwas formerly connected with the Vir-ginia Power Company, at Charleston,W. Va. It is a pleasure to know thathe has returned to his own State andwill make his home here.

Mr. J. R. Herron, of Charlotte, isplanning to reenter College in January.

In sending in his check for the me-morial, Mr. Oliver Carter, of Wilming-ton, N. C., writes in his characteristicwarm-hearted way and attaches a copyof his business card which may be ofinterest to his many friends who wereat the College when he was a studentand an instructor here. Following ishis card: “Carter’s Production Works,manufacturers of mechanical equip-ment and machinery dealers, Wilming-ton, N. C. Presented by Oliver Carter.(Over.) Carter—The surname of ahuman being known throughout ‘thecountry as Oliver Carter, the real ma-chinery man, whose only motto is totreat everybody right, absolutely. Pro-duction—Making things serviceable,changing the physical conditions ofmaterial and equipment so as to in-crease its commercial value. Works—-A place where everything is in actioneffectively, rendering full value in serv-ice for your money. Not infested withkid-glove artists.» Carter’s ProductionWorks.”We have received the following card:

“How is this for news: A dear littleladdie has picked us out for motherand daddy? Announcing the arrival ofJoseph Bernard Sadler on November29, Norfolk, Va. Mr. and Mrs. J. O.Sadler.”We were in error regarding our

statement that we had received no pay-ment from Brunswick County. Thatcounty should have been credited withfive dollars, which was paid in by Mr.J. J. Adkins, of Southport.

B.E. ’16—Mr. William P. Kennedyhas removed to Warsaw, his old home,where he is engineer of the WarsawWater, Light and Power Plant.

B.E. ’18—Mr. William E. Leeper isassistant engineer to the Union CountyRoad Commission. Mr. Ira B. Mullins,another State College man, is engineerand general superintendent for the .com-mission.

’21—Mr. T. R. Smith, formerly ofConcord, is in the Merchant MarineService and lately landed at Seattle,Wash., from Honolulu. Mr. Smith ismaking plans to return to College tofinish his course and hopes to reenternext September.

B.E. ’16—Rex L. Kelly was dis-charged from the army in July-and isagain with the Tallassee Power Com-pany of Badin, N. C.Mr. Thomas D. Harris, class of 1911,

is county highway engineer for StanlyCounty, and is living at Albemarle.Mr. C. H. Burnett, on the first of

December, accepted a position with thePaige Sales Service Company, of Wil-mington, where he enters the automoJbile business.