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THE AGRWIKK NINETEEN THIRTEEN Slif §. H. Bill ffithrarij North (tarolina 8-tatp Untnerflttij LD3928 N75 v.ll 19U cop. 2 THIS BOOK MUST NOT BE TAKEN FROM THE LIBRARY BUILDING. 5f 20M 9-74 I — : — 13 PUBLISHED ANNLUAl IT BY THE MEMBERS Of THE SENIOR CLASS Nortli Carolina i-otleac of Agriculture cji .- , ldtltC AITS WEST RALFJGH.X.C. --,■ ' ■-■ ry 1 t M ' " y zsitiimi £J£ £6 To Captain »UtS (granbp $eace, €. .£. Professor of Military Science and Tactics As a slight mark, of esteem and respect of the Corps of Cadets, this the eleventh volume of THE AGROMECK is respectfully dedicated by the Class of 1913 Captain OTtllt dSranbp $eace Captain Peace was bom at Oxford, North Carolina. September 21, 1875. After preparatory training at Horner Military School, Oxford, he entered the University of North Carolina with the Class of L898. Here he attained Cum laude, but did not graduate, leaving to enter United States Military Academy, West Point, where he graduated in 1901. Immediately commissioned Second Lieutenant of Artillery he was raised to the rank of First Lieutenant in 1905, and of Captain in 1909. Captain Peace ' s principal service has been with the Fifth and Fourteenth Companies of Coast Artillery, on Tybee Island, Georgia, in defense of the Savan- nah River; with the Sixteenth Company, in defense of Port Royal, South Caro- lina; with the One Hundred and Fifth Company, in defense of San Francisco Harbor; with the Twenty-fourth Battery of Field Artillery when it was sent out to quiet disturbances in China. Order was restored before the arrival of the troops, however, and the battery was kept in the Philippines. His next service was with the One Hundred and Twenty-third and Ninety-eighth Companies in defense of New York Harbor, and in making military maps in Southern Cali- fornia. Since July, 1910, Captain Peace has been Commandant of Cadets and Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the North Carolina College of Agri- culture and Mechanic Arts. Captain Peace was married in 1906, in San Francisco, to Miss Dorothy Bruce Dustan. He is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, of the Sons of the Revolution, of the Capital Club of Raleigh, and of the Raleigh Country Club. During his residence at his present post Captain Peace has commanded the respect of the Faculty of the College, and of the students, by the efficient and conscientious manner in which he has discharged his duties; and that he has won the esteem and the affection of all with whom he has come in contact is evinced by the dedication to him of this Annual. T. P. Harrison. To those who appreciate the difficulties of producing a College Annual we extend our hearty Greeting in this, the eleventh volume of THE AGROMECK THE AGROMECK-. NINETEEN THIRTEEN Cbttorial In this book we have tried to summarize our work and pleasures of the past year. For the students, we trust that we have stored up some incident that one day will bring back sweet memories of school days. For the Alumni, this book is intended as proof of our loyalty to the College tradi- tions which we have inherited from them and with the hope of reviving in them those sacred immutable memories that are asso- ciated with their past college life. For the public it is intended as a demonstration of close ties of comradeship that unite all A M men in their enthusiasm for their Alma Mater. Associate €bitovs A C Wilson R. ' I " . II B. Briqos I.. I- Dail II A (jl HKKI. associate Cbitors F. S. Hales C. G. Hall E. J. Jeffress G. L. Baix C. G. Spencer R. L. Sloan 12 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 3Boarb of Trustees Governor William Walton Kitchin, ex offum Chairman ' I ' i rm N amt Posloffia Expires J. O. Ellington Fayetteville .March 20, 1913 W. E. Daniki Weldon March 20, 1913 W. H. RAGAN High Point March 20, 1913 V. B. Cooper Wilmington March 20, 1913 M. B. Sticki.kv Concord March 20, 1915 T. T. Bai.lingek Tryon March 20, 1915 X. B. BROUGHTON Raleigh March 20. 1915 O. L. Clark Clarkton March 20, 1915 Everett Thompson Elizabeth City March 20, 1917 R. H. Hicks Rocky Mount March 20, 1917 . Mix Gardner .Shelby March 20, 1917 M. L. Reed Biltmore March 20, 1917 E. M- KOONI i Jacksonville March 20. 1919 C. W. Gold Raleigh ..March 20, 1919 T. E. Vann Como March 20, 1919 1). A Tompkins Charlotte March 20, 1919 (CxecutiUc Committee V. II. Ragan, Chairman C. W. Gold, Secretary R. H. BlCKS M. B. Sticki.kv N. B. BrOTJGHTON [M-M-n -m - 14 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Jfacultp Daniel Harvey Hill, A.M., I.I. I) v. sidi ni A.B., Davidson College, ' 80- ' 86; Lit ! .. ' 05; I ' mversity of North Carolina, ' 10; Professor of English, teorgia Military and Agricultural lollege, ' 80- ' 89; Professor of English, N. C. A M, 89- ' 08; Vice-President, ' 05- ' 08; President, ' 08 i: Cahi. Hiddii ' k, A.M., C.E. Vice-President and Professor of Civil Engineering A. IV, University of North Carolina, ' 85; C.E., Lehigh, ' ' . (); Engineer, Roanoke (Virginia) Water and Power Company, ' 90- ' 92; Professor of Mathematics and Civil Engineering, N. C. A M College, ' 92- ' 95; Professor of Civil Engineering, ' 05; Vice-President, ' OS William Alphonso Withers, A.M. Professor of ' hemislry A.B., Davidson ( lollege, ' 83; Postgraduate Student, Cornell, ' 88- ' 90; Fellow, ' 89-90; Elected to Slum: i i; Assistant Chemist, N. C. Experiment Station, ' sl- ' ss; ( Jhemist, ' 07; Acting Director, ' 97- ' 98; State Chemist, N. C. ' 97-98; Professor of Chemistry, N. C. A M, ' 89—; Member Executive Committee, Pure Food and Drug Congress, ' 98; Vice-President, American Chemical Society, ' 01- ' 02; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; President, Ameri- can Association of IfficiaJ Agricultural Chemists, ' O ' .t- ' ltl; Author N. C. Pure Food Law, ' 99. Robert E. Lee Yates, A.M. Professor of Mathematics M . Wake Forest College, ' 88; Adjunct-Professor of Mathematics, N. C. A M , ' 91- ' 05; Student in Higher Mathematics, Chicago University, ' o.Voti; Professor of Pure Mathematics, . C A M, ' 06 Thom s Nelson Professor of Textile Industry Dipl a, Cotton Manufacturing, Harris Institute, Textile School of Preston, Lancashire, England, 1910; Special Designing and Cloth Analysis Course, Lowell Textile School, 1898; Cer- tificate, Weaving and Designing ity and Guilds of London Institute; Private Pupil in Design- ing and Mill Management of Mr. John Fish; Manager of Queens Mill. Preston, Eng.; Experience in English, Northern and Southern Mills; Member of American Textile Association and Author of Technical Books and Textile Journal Correspondent; Instructor in War]) Preparation and Power Loom Weaving, Lowell Textile School, Mass., ' 00; Instructor in Weaving and Designing, C, A «V M, ' 01- ' 06; Professor of Textile Industry, ' 06 — ' i.n i out) Lewis Newm n Prof ssor of Agriculturt B.S., A M of Alabama, ' 86; M.S . ' 87; Assistant Professor of Agriculture, University of ee, ' 87- ' 89; Principal of Athens (Alabama) Agricultural School, ' 89- ' 91; Assistant Agri- THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 15 culturist, Arkansas Experiment Station. ' 91- ' 9, ; Professor of Agriculture, University of Arkansas, ' 97- ' 05; Professor of Agronomy, Clemson College, S. C., ' 05- ' 0S; Professor of Agriculture, X. C. A M, ' OS- William Hand Browne, Jr., A.B. Professor of Physics and Eleclr ' icdl Eng ' iiteeriiig A.B., John Hopkins, ' 00; Practical Engineer, ' 90- ' 96; Instructor of Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska. ' 96- ' 98; Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Ill- inois, ' 98- ' 0 ' 2; Technical Editor. Electrical Review, ' O2- ' 0S: Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, X. C. A M, ' OS- Howard Ernest Satterfield, M.E. Professor of Mechanical Engine ring B.S. in M.E., Purdue University, ' 04; M.E., ' 09; Professor of Mechanical Engineering, X. C. A M, ' OS- Thomas Perrix Harrison, Ph.D. Dean and Professor of English B S., South Carolina Military Academy, ' S6; Instructor, South Carolina Military Academy, ' S6- ' SS; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University. ' 91; Associate Professor of English, Clemson College, S. C, ' 91- ' 96; Professor of English, Davidson College. X. C ' 96- ' 0S; Professor of English, X. C. A ct M, ' 08— Guy Alexander Roberts, B.S., D.V.S. Professor of Veterinary Science and Physiology B.Agr., University of Missouri, ' 99; D.V.S. , Kansas City Veterinary College. ' 03; Assistant North Carolina Veterinarian, ' 03- ' 07; Instructor in Veterinary Science and Physiology, X. C. A M. ' 03- ' 05; Assistant Professor, ' 0o- ' 06; Associate Professor, - 06- ' OS; Professor, ' 08— Ira Oben Schaljb, B.S. Professor of Agriculture Extension B.S., X. ( ' . A A: M. ' 00; Postgraduate. Johns Hopkins, ' 00- ' 03; Assistant Chemist, Experi- ment Station University of Illinois, ' 03- ' 05; Assistant Professor of Soils. Iowa State College, ' 05- ' 09; Professor of Agriculture Extension. X. C. A M, TO— Willis Grandy Peace, Captain, U. S. A. Professor of Military Sdeno ami Tactics West Point, Class of 1901: Fort Fremont. S. C, in defense of Port Royal and Beaufort. ' 01- ' 02; Fort Screven, Ga.. in defense of San Francisco. ' 04- ' 05; San Diego. Cal.. at work on the Progressive Military Map of the I " . S., ' 05- ' 06; with Thirteenth Field Battery, Philippine Islands, ' 05- ' 07; Fort Hamilton, X. Y., in defense of Xew York Harbor. ' 07- ' 10; Professor of Military Science and Tactics, X C. A M, TO— John Chester McXutt. B.S.Agr. Professor of Animal Husbandry and Dairying B.S.Agr., Ohio State University, ' 07; Superintendent, Hartman Stock Farm, of Columbus, O., ' 07- ' 0S; Assistant in Animal Husbandry. Xew Hampshire State College, ' 08- ' 09; Assistant Professor, ' 09- ' 10: Associate Professor, TO; Professor of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, X. C. A M, TO— , u hux uWARt 2.-V718S 16 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Harry Rascoe FtTLTON, MA Professor of Bui " ii ij and Vegetable Pathology A.B., University of Mississippi, 1900; A.M.. University of Missouri, 1905; A.M., Harvard University, ' 06; Instructor in Biology, University of Mississippi, ' 03- ' 04; Planl Pathologist, Louisiana Experiment Stations, ' 06- ' 0S; Assistant and Associate Professor of Botany, The Pennsylvania State College, ' 08- ' 12; Professor of Botany. X. C. A iv. M. ' 12—; Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Member of the American Physiopatho- logical Society; of Sigma Xi Scientific Society; of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societj ; of Delia Psi Fraternity. Joshua Plt mmer Pillsbury, 15. S. Associalt Professor of Horticultun Missouri Botanical Garden, ' 91- ' 9S; Certificate, Pennsylvania State College, or,- " 10 ; B.S., Connected with Pennsylvania State College, ' 95-11; X. C, A A M, ' 11— Melvin Ernest Sherwin, B.S.A., M.S. AssodaU Professor of Soils B.S.A., University of Missouri, ' lis; M.S., University of California, ' 09; University of Mis- souri, ' 06- ' 08; Assistant in Agronomy, University of California, ' 08- ' 09; Assistant in Agronomy, University of Maine, ' O ' .I- ' IO; Associate Professor of Soils, X. ' . A .V M, ' 10— gtesistantsi anb instructors Zeno I ' n m: Metcalf, B.A. Associate Professor of Zoology and Entomology B.A., Ohio State University, Assistant in Zoology ami Entomology, Ohio State University, ' 0(5; Instructor in Biology, Bloomington (Illinois) High School, ' 07; Instructor in Entomology, Michigan Agricultural College and Assistant Entomologist, Michigan Experiment Station, ' 07- ' 0X; Assistant Entomologist, North Carolina Department of Agriculture, ' 0S- ' 12. Bartholomew Moore Parker, B.S. Assistant Professor of Textile Industry B.S., A M of N. « ' ., ' 98; Student in Lowell Textile School. Mass., ' 98- ' 01; Assistant in Clemson College, S. C, ' 01- ' 03; Instructor in Textile School, X C. A M, ' 03-05; Assistant Professor of Textile Industry, ' 05 — Carroll Lamb Manx, B.S., C. E Assistant Professor »i Civil Engineering B.S., N. C. A .v M, ' 99; C. E . ' 06; Isthmian Canal Commission, Nicaragua, ' 99- ' 01; Civil Kngineer, Seaboard Air Line Railway, ' Ol- ' OL ' ; Instructor in Civil Kngineering, X. C. A A M, »02- ' 0S, Assistant Professor, ' 08— THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 17 George Summey, Jr., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English A.B., Southwestern Presbyterian University, ' 97; Ph.D., ' 01; Student, University of Leipzig, ' 01- ' 02; Instructor in English, N. C. A M, ' 03- ' 09; Assistant Professor, ' 09— Lillian Lee Vaughan, M.E. Instructor in Mechanical Engineering B.E., N. C. A M, ' 06; M.E., N. C. A M, ' 09; M.E., Columbia University, ' 11— Weldon Thompson Ellis, B.E., M.E. Assistant Professor of Machine Design and Steam Laboratory B.E., N. C. A M, ' 06; M.E., ' 08; Assistant Professor of Machine Design and Steam Lab- oratory, N. C. A M, ' 07— Leon Frank Williams, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Chemistry A.B., Trinity, ' 01; A.M., ' 02; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, ' 07; Assistant Professor of Chemistry, N.C. A M, ' 07— Henry K. McIntyre, E.E. Assistant Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering E.E., Columbia University, ' 99; with The Sprague Electric Co., ' 99- ' 00; New York Tele- phone Co., ' 00- ' 07; Grey Electric Co., ' 07-08; Special Work in Electrical Engineering, ' 07- ' 08; Assistant Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, N. C. A M, ' 09 — Charles Benjamin Park Instructor in Machine Shops and Assistant in the Power Plant Graduate, Raleigh Male Academy, ' S2; Machinist for Seaboard Air Line Railroad, ' 82- ' 89; Instructor in Machine Shops and Assistant in the Power House, N. C. A M, ' 90 — T. H. Taylor Instructor in Poultry Husbandry Graduate, R. I. College Poultry School, ' 00; Instructor in charge of Experiment Work, ' 00- ' 02 ; Briarcliff Farms, N. Y., ' 02- ' 04; Monmouth Poultry Farms, Freneau, N. J., ' 04- ' 06; Poultry Department, Pinehurst Farms, N. C, ' 06- ' ll; Assistant in Poultry Husbandry, N. C. A M, ' 11- ' 12; Instructor in Poultry Husbandry, X. C. A M, ' 12— Abraham Rudy, A.M., Ph.D. Instructor in Modern Languages A.B., Polytechnic University, Riga, Germany, in Modern Languages, ' 85; A.M., University of New York, ' 02; Ph.D., ' 04; Public School Teacher with Certificate in Iowa, Nebraska, New York, ' 85- ' 02, in Philippine Islands, ' 04- ' 07; Instructor in Modern Languages, N. C. A M, ' 07— 18 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Fred Bahnett Wheeler Instructor in Wood Shop and Pattern Making Student, X. ( ' . A M, ' 06- ' ll; Instructor in Forge, ' 07- ' 12; Instructor in Wood Shot) and Pattern Making, ' 12— Ollie Polk Pitts, B.A., U.S. Instructor in Mathematics Student. Peabody College, ' 00- ' 03; AH, University of Nashville, Peabody College for Teachers, ' 03; Principal University Preparatory School, Fayetteville, Tenn., ' 03- ' 07; Student in Graduate Schools, I ' niversity of Chicago, ' (i7- ' i)!i; Laboratory Assistan t in Physics, University of Chicago, ' 08- ' 09; Principal University Preparatory School, Petersburg, Tenn., ' Oll- ' ll; M.S., University of Chicago, ' 12; Instructor in Mathematics, X. ( ' . A it M, ' 13 — John Edward Halstead, B.S. Instructor in Dy ing B.S., Leeds I ' niversity, England, ' 95; Chemist large carpet factory. Yorkshire, Eng., ' 96- ' 98; in charge of Chemistry and Dyeing Department, Leicester Technical College, Eng., ' 98- ' 99; Assistant Dyer in large dyeworks of Yorkshire, ' OO- ' Ol; Assistant Manager of Cotton Pierce Dyeworks, Yorkshire, ' 01-07; in charge of Dyeing Department, X. ( ' . A A- M, ' 08 — William Franklin Path, B.S. Instructor in ( ' hemistry B.S., X. C. A M, ' 01 ; Assistant Chemist, University of Illinois, ' 01- ' 0ti: .WiManl ihemisl . Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station, ' 00- ' 11 ; Instructor in Chemistry, X. C. A A- M, ' 11 — Herbert Nathaniel Steed Instructor in Weaving and Designing Special Textile Student, X. C. A A- M. ' 03- ' 05; Assistant Instructor in Carding and Spinning, ' n.Vni ' i; Instructor in Weaving and Designing, X. C. A M, ' 06 — Hoiiekt Peachy Lataxe, B.S. Instructor in Physics B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute, ' 05; Instructor in Physics ami Mathematics, Miller School, ' a., ' 05- ' 07; ' 08- ' 09; Instructor, West Maryland College, ' 07- ' 08; Instructor in Physics, X. C. A A- M, ' 09— Harold Hooker Coburn, M.E, Instructor in Drawing M.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ' 09; Instructor in Drawing, X. ( ' . A M, ' 11 — Willi m Tisdale Hurtt Instructor in Forge Student, X. ( ' . A .V M College, ' 09- ' 13; Instructor in Forge, X. C A M, ' 12— Edg lb Btron Nichols Instructor in Forge Student, N. C. A M College, ' 09- ' 13; [nstructor in Forge, X. C. A M, ' 12— THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 19 William Floyd Morris, B.E. Instructor in Shopwork and Drawing B.E., N. C. A M, ' 09; Instructor, N. C. A M, ' 09— John W. Nowell, Ph.D. Instructor in Chemistry A.B., Wake Forest, ' 03; M.A., ' 07; Assistant in Chemistry, Wake Forest, ' 07- ' 0S; Instruc- tor in Chemistry, Wake Forest, ' 09- ' 10; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, ' 12; Instructor in Chemistry, N. C. A M, ' 12— John William Harrelson, B.E. Instructor in Mathematics B.E., X. C. A M, ' 09; Instructor in Mathematics, X. C. A M, ' 09— Virgil Clayton Pritchett, M.S. Instructor in Physics Ph.B., Elon College, ' 07; Harvard Summer School, ' 07; Instructor in Physics, Elon College, ' 0S- ' 09; M.S., University of North Carolina, ' 10; Instructor in Physics, N. C. A A- M, TO— Warren Cary Norton, Ph.B. Instructor in Botany and Bacteriology Ph.B., Brown University, ' 10; Instructor in Botany and Bacteriology, X. C. A M, ' 10 — Edson Dana Sanborn, B.S. Instructor in Dairying and Animal Husbandry B.S., New Hampshire College, ' 10; Instructor, N. C. A M, TO— Ruble Isaac Poole, B.E., C.E. Instructor in Civil Engineering B.E., N. C. A M, ' 08; C.E., Cornell University, ' 10; Instructor in Civil Engineering, N. C. ASM, TO— Bennette Thomas Simms, D.V.M. Assistant in Anatomy and Physiology D.V.M. , Alabama Polytechnic Institute, ' 11 ; Instructor N. C. A M, ' 11— Harry Tucker, B.A., B.S. Instructor in Math unities and Civil Engineering B.A., B.S., Washington and Lee, ' 10; Assistant in Physical Culture, ' 09- ' 10; Instructor in Mathematics and Civil Engineering, N. C. A M, ' 10 — Franklin Jacob Crider, B.S.A., MSA Assistant in Horticulture B.S., Clemson College, S. C, ' OS; Assistant in Horticulture, Clemson, ' 08- ' 09; M.S., Uni- versity of Minnesota, ' 10; Instructor in Horticulture, N. C. A M, ' 10 — 20 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Huun Houston Peckham, A.B. Instructor in English A.B., Hiram College, Ohio, ' 06; Graduate Student, University of Chicago, ' OS- ' 10; Instructor in English, N. C. A M, ' 10— Charles Burt Ross, BAqr., M.S. Instructor in Poultry Husbandry B.Agr., W. Va. University; M.S., Michigan Agricultural College; Manager of Dairy and Poultry Farm; Institute Worker and Grange Organizer; Instructor in Poultry Husbandry, N. C. A M, ' 12— Fleming Bates Sherwood, B.S. Instructor in Chemistry B.S., N. C.A M, ' 12; Instructor in Chemistry, N. C. A M, ' 12— LaFayette Frank Koonce, B.S., D.V.S. Instructor in Veterinary Science Duane B. Rosenkrans, A.B. Instructor in Botany A.B., Upper Iowa University; Instructor in Botany, N. C. A M College, ' 11 — Edgar Allan Hodson, B.S. Instructor in Agronomy Eighth District Agricultural School, Athens, Ala., ' 09; B.S., Alabama Polytechnic Insti- tute, ' 11 ; Instructor in Agronomy, N. C. A M College, ' 12 — Donald Corbly South Instructor in Physics Graduate, Lewis Institute, Chicago, ' 09; Louisiana State Normal School, ' 10; Lewis Institute, Chicago, ' 10- ' ll: Assistant Principal, Homer High School, Homer, La., ' 11- ' 12; Instructor in Physics, N. C. A M, ' 12— J. V. Winston, B.S., M.S. Assistant in Plant Pathology B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Pennsylvania State College; Fellow in Botany : 1 1 1« 1 Assistant Botanist to the Stale College of Pennsylvania and Experiment Station, ' 11-T2; Assistant in Plant Pathology, N. C. A M, ' 12— ©tljcr ©ffirers; Edwin Bentley Owen, B.S., Registrar Mrs. Charlotte M. Williamson, Librarian Arthur Finn Bowen, Bursar Mrs. Ella I. Harris, Hospital Matron Arthur Buxton Hurley, Steward Henri McKee Tucker, M.D., Physician Wiley Theodore Clay, Superi?itcndent of Buildings Archie Knight Robertson, B.S., Assistant in Agricultural ExU nsion Mrs. Charles McKimmox, Assistant in Agricultural Extension entors 22 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Senior Claste Motto: " We live to learn " Colors: A " y blue and white Flower: Violet ®iiittv C. G. Spencer, President D. B. Fi.oyi), Vice-President P. D. Davis, Secretary E. J. Jeffress, Treasurer R. L. Sloan, Historian W. C. Hopkins, Poet Y. C. Taylor, Prophet Landing of the Pilgrims 24 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN enior Oaste $oem The comradeship, dear classmates, Is about to disappear, But in our hearts, old fellows, The memories are always dear. We ' ve been in plights and joys alike; We ' ve fought a noble fight, And may we show the world, old boys, We ' ll have but good and right. So, now that we ' re about to part, God ' s blessings on thee ever, Look to the good, uphold the right. A M ' 13 forever! Class Poet. o SB S x: - the se: _ j H iIRL 26 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Senior Class l tstorp One hundred and twenty-eight. Thai was the force which our class marshalled into the hitherto unknown mysteries of college life in September, 1909. This number was made up of undignified, reserved country rustics and disdainful city high school graduates along with all intervening castes repre- sented. But the harriers of caste and lack of acquaintance began to crumble away when, for the first time, we all assembled in Pullen Hall to elect officers for the Class of 1913. At the first meeting H. .1. Powell was chosen to serve his half organized class in the capacity of temporary President. A few weeks later permanent organization was effected, this time with .1. I. McCallum, the happy go lucky " Hornet, " in the Chair. The colors adopted were navy blue ami white; the flower, the violet- emblem of faithfulness; and the motto. " We live to learn. " is being exemplified every day. McCallum ' s ideal was an organization for unity. He did more, perhaps, than any other one man to effect harmony both in the class and between classes. Our Sophomore year, one hundred and one strong, was led by D. A. Robert- son as President. Robertson, an almost faultless athlete, instilled into his class athletic ideals. During this year individuals of the class began to take active pari in the work of the Literary Societies. Y. M. C. A., various clubs, and to interest themselves in all the activities of college life. .1. 15. Coward, presiding over our Junior year, bridged most happily that transient period from underclassmen to Seniors for the sixty-six who had, defy- ing difficulties, persisted thus far on the course. The President of tlie Senior Class is ( ' . (I. Spencer, whose ideal has been cooperation with the Faculty for the betterment of A M. Fifty-seven men have survived the weeding out process to which the class has been subjected during the past four years. In this number are a lew who have joined along t he road. In athletics the class holds a distinctive record, unparalleled in the history of the college. Her football team has never been scored upon! This is due largely to the self-sacrificing spirit of the individual players manifested while in training for the different class games. In baseball our class won the cham- pionship as Freshmen. Defeat, however, was our portion for both Sophomore and Junior years. The Class of L913 has furnished some of the best gridiron material thai the State afforded. I). A. Robertson and I). B. Floyd were accorded places on the All South Atlantic Squad. The following men have all played ' Varsity ball- THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 27 P. D. Davis, D. B. Floyd, G. C. Glenn, W. T. Hurtt, D. C. Jeffrey, D. A. Rob- ertson, C. G. Spencer, S. B. Sykes, and W. H. Von Eberstein. In baseball the class has been represented by D. A. Robertson and R. E. Page. The class had much to do with the development of basketball in A M and has furnished two good players in D. C. Jeffrey and D. A. Robertson. In track the Class of 1913 stands conspicuous in the characters of F. C. Smith, W. H. Sullivan, J. C. Small, D. A. Robertson, W. T. Hurtt, D. B. Floyd, and G. C. Glenn. The interest manifested by the various college activities has been a dynamic force in propelling the work of these organizations. No other class in recent years has contained so many eligibles to the Presidency of the Y. M. C. A. The Literary Societies have both found good men and hard workers to replenish their forces. The Honor System could never have been instituted without the support of this class. The work of raising funds to erect the handsome Y. M. C. A. Building which now adorns our campus rested heavily upon us. Another significant fact is the large number of men who have throughout their course done outside work to defray their college expenses, either in part or in whole. The scholarship of the class has been above the average of previous classes. Twenty-one men have made the Honor Roll one or more of the first three years, while five men will have an average grade of over ninety on all their subjects for the entire four years spent on classes. The growth of the college during our sojourn has been substantial and little less than phenomenal. This old campus would look dreary indeed should we see it shorn of the 1911 Dormitory, Winston Hall, the Dining Hall, The Animal Husbandry Building, the Y. M. G. A. Building, and the new barns. Nor are we forgetful of the days when we drilled on Cameron Field — the now beautiful residential suburb of Raleigh. We have now run the gauntlet. The goal looms to view. We have fought a good fight and have kept the faith. The responsibilities, which must inevitably accompany the distinction of superior training, are awaiting us — knocking at the door. We have been boys together, now we emerge as men to separate. Historian. 28 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Lewis An.c Ammon, " Bull " Marshall, N. C. AgricuMure " You can lake the man out of the country bu not the country out of the man. " Ige, - ' I Height, .V-lii; " Weight, 180 Class Football Team (2); President Rural Science Club; Honor Roll; Censor Leazar Liter- arySociet] [3); " S M C A Cabinet (4); Biologi- i :il Club; Rural Science Club; ■ M. C Leazar Literary Society; Biag Society; " Com- pany Q " ; C I ' n Endowed with the intellect of a logician, the ambition of a statesman, the determin- ation of a " Bull Moose, " ami the ability of a mountaineer, this man from " The Land of the Sky " will some day startle the world of science with some addition to the present accumulation of scientific knowledge. " There is always room at the top of the ladder. " Gilbert Luther Arthtjb, Jb., " Pie " Morehead City, N. C. i ' In mist ni " (•! What is this thiiiK which first we see ' . ' fine famed for music and Chemistry. " Age, 21 Height, 5 ' -9 " Weight, 10U Private Band (1); Private Band, College Or- chestra (2); First Sergeant Band (3); Assistant Director of Band; Company " Q " i4i; Herzein- lun Chemical Society ' 11- ' 12; V. M ( ' " Pie. " the guy who put hone in trombone. lie is a musical genius anil is a part of all I he shows that come to Raleigh. " Pie " is thoroughly original in thought and action. Although he differs with Bart Fearing as lo what constitutes good looks, he does not allow this to affect his disposition. He gives everybody a square deal, stands well in his classes, ami is destined lo succeed in w hatever he undertakes, THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 29 Charles Sidney Andrews, " Colonel " Kinston. N. C. Mechanical Engint i ring " It takes all sorts to make the world. " Age, Height, 5 ' -! Weight, 14S Y. M. C. A.; Mechanical Engineering Society; " Company Q. " Here is a hard worker. " Colonel " can always be found with a lot of notebooks and papers in his hand. He is a man that always smiles no matter what may happen. He hails from Kinston and has boosted his home town in an enthusiastic way. We congratulate " Colonel " on his abilities as a machinist , and for being " ' Fessor " Park ' s right hand man. Charles Albion Bache, " Back " Live Oak, Fla. Electrical Engineering " Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast. " Age, Height, 5 ' -8} " Weight, 147 Band; Member of Everglades Club (1); Punc- tuality Roll; Leazar Literary Society; Band 2 Band, Y. M. C. A. (3); Member of the- West Raleigh Branch of the A. I. E. E.; " Company Q " ; Y. M. C. A. Has acquired local fame as a cornetist which proves his persistency under the mosl adverse circumstances, as on seven differ- ent occasions he has had the riot act, better known as the " main building episode, " read as a result of tooting his horn at the early hour of seven a. m. Sundays. This proves the old adage that if at first you don ' t suc- ceed keep on sucking (a cornet) until you do. At heart a Baptist but the thought of im- mersion drives him to the Methodists. The ringtail rounder from the " Everglades . " " The band ' gits ' in free, let ' s all go to Nor- folk. " 30 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Rooeb Moore Bailey, " Manager. " A 7. Elm City, N. C. Agriculture " In cither words, manager of the baseball team. " Vg, . 21 ||, ighl S 9 Weight, 130 Class Baseball Team (2); Class Baseball Team; Captain " f Class Has, -I, all Tram; Assistant Manager of ' Varsity Baseball Team (3)! Man- ager 1913 ' Varsity Baseball Team (4); " Company Q " ; ( lountrj Gentlemen; V l- C. A ; Chi Club; Oak Ridge Club. A serene, unassuming, pleasant counte- nance, a disposition giving offense in none— he counts his friends by his acquaintances. The executive ability displayed by this son of Elm City in managing A M ' s baseball team, combined with his superior mathe- matical rating obtained during his first year ' s residence in Raleigh are ample assur- ance for his success. Edwin Dennis Bowditch, " Ed " Toecane, N. C. Agriculture " There is nothing in the universe I fear but thai I shall not know my exact duty, or shall fail to d it . " U-r. 24 II, ight, 5 ' -10 " Weight, 160 Corporal Company I [2); Sergeant Company I ;i; s,c, ,n, I Lieutenant Company 1 ; Track Tram; President Rural Science Club (4); Leazar Literary Society; Rural Science Club; Biological Club; Country Gentlemen; " Company Q " ; llomir Graduate, " Ed " strolled in among us from the hills of Mitchell County as much a mountain lad as you ever saw. Since then he has Keen, Erst of all, a good student, and as chance permitted he has tried his hand at baseball, track, dancing, music, and plat- form work. Always, whether in the middle of SUCCeSS or failure, his character and dis- position remained the same. There will be more written about this man before we write his epitaph. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 31 Grady Lee Bain, " Gert. " Greensboro, N. C. ( ' ivil Engineering " Who makes quick use of the moment, is a genius of prudence. " Age, 22 Height, a ' -ll " Weight, 14.5 Class Poet; Private Company C (1); Corporal Company B; Vice-President Class (2); First Ser- geant Company E; Manager Class Football Team (3); Secretary Civil Engineering Society ' 12; Captain Company D; Chairman Social Committee Y. M. C. A.; Associate Editor Agro- meck (4); Gang; Guilford County Club; Big Seven; Pullen Literary Society. This young man has a habit of producing marriages, having lost three roommates in three years, all of whom are now married. We are not sure when " Gert " will do the same stunt, but it is bound to come from the present outlook. He is the efficient Captain of D Company and is respected by all. He has tried many times to impress upon the boys that the scarcity of his hair is not due to old age. " ( }ert " is a jolly good fellow and is seldom found in his own room, but generally hangs out either in " Tick ' s " room or with " Tubby. " Hermox Burke Briggs. •H.B. " n K A Raleigh, N. C. Mechanical Engineering " If music be the language of love, play on. " Age, 22 Height, S ' -1I V ' Weight, 138 Class Baseball Team (1); Honors in Scholar- ship (2); First Sergeant Company C (3); Cap- tain Company C; Critic Mechanical Engineer- ing Society ' 12; President Mechanical Engineer- ing Society ' 13; Associate Editor Agromeck; Bingville Club (4). Here is a man that is as true as steel. When you want him, just pipe out " H. B. " and he is at your service. Our friend is from Raleigh, but he doesn ' t seem to mind it very much. If you see him smiling and happy, he has just received a letter from Laurel Springs, which, by the way, is about every day. When you see him looking blue and disheartened, his daily was d elayed. " H. B. " hangs out in Xo. 21 Watauga, " Bessie ' s " room. Sunday you can see him in the First Baptist Church Choir; when he is not ventilating this loft, he sings bass. 32 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Amos Baxter Clement, " Mike " Oxford, N. C. Electrical Enginei ring " I c:iu guard my own. " Age, 21 Height, 6 ' -0 ' Weight, 155 Private Company (1) (2); Sergean! Company I); Member ol Wesl Raleigh Branch A. I. E E.; " Company Q " ; V. M. C. A. (4). When not writing lab. experiments or studying machine design under the Master Mind. " Amos " brags on how fast his whis- kers grow. He is a great track man and runs, not to break college records, but to show his shapely limbs, which lie absolutely refuses to admit are bowed. This young man is ambitious to be an aeronaut but to date has gone aloft only on a transformer pole, from the top of which he was rescued with great difficulty by a Freshman with a ladder. When it comes to imbibing knowl- edge and getting through with classwork he is one of the fastest men in the class. " 1 will work hard today so that 1 can loaf tomorrow. " Thomas Ai.exaxijeh Cole, " Billy " Cole ' s Mills, N. C. Aijrirulhiri " From the crown of his head to the sole of his feet he is all mirth; he hath a hear) as sound as a bell, and his tongue is the clapper, for what his heart thinks his tongue speaks. " Age. 24 Height, 5 ' -8 " Weight, 160 Class Baseball Team; Class Football Team; Scrub ' Varsity Baseball Team CD; Class Foot- ball Team; Class Baseball Team; Scrub ' Varsity Football Team (2); Class Football Team; Class Baseball Team; Scrub ' Varsity Baseball Team (3); President Country Gentlemen; " Company (y iti; Biological Club; Y M. C A " Billy " is a worthy son of Moore County. 1 1 lias never been satisfactorily explained why he came to A A- M, since his build just tils the cab window of a locomotive, ( ' ole ha manifested a constant interest in the progress of agricultural science during his sojourn on the hill. lie has a cheery disposition and has been the life of ln division. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 33 William Randolph Ci. i: ilx is. " Willie " Raleigh, N. C. Eh ctrical Engim • ring " Small in stature but large in brains. " Punctuality Roll (1); Corporal Company C; Punctuality Roll; Class Baseball Team (2); Ser- geant Company D; Class Football Team; Class Baseball Team; Manager Class Baseball Team [3); First Lieutenant Company B; Member of West Raleigh Branch of A I E E ; Pollen Liter- ary Society; Y. M. C. A 1 " Willie " is a bull when it comes to travel- ing. During his vacation he started for Cuba, but was persuaded by a dearly be- loved classmate to spend the Christmas holidays in the " Everglades, " rambling amongst the orange groves. Very timid around the " wimmen " folks. — gave up this trip to Cuba because of the great number of ladies cm board. " You are about right. " Linstox Lloyd Dail. " Chinquapin " Chinquapin. X ( ' ( ' In mislry " Beware the fury of a patient man. " Age. 2.5 Height, 5 ' 4 " Weight, 130 Private Company C 1 . Corporal Company B; Secretary Leazar Society [2); Sergeant Com- pany E; Deelaimer, Junior Debate; Vice-Presi- dent Leazar Society- (3); Associate Editor Agro- meck; Senior Debate; Second Lieutenant Com- pany B; Critic Leazar Literary- Society; Editor Red mifl Wliii,, Y. M. C. A. Cabinet; Quarters Inspector (4). " Chinquapin " — In this serious young man we have an ideal student. When not in his room he can be found in the Y. M. C. A. Some people think that the Ministry has lost a good man, but the Ministry ' s loss is the Chemical ' s gain, for Dail will undoubt- edly surpass the world some day by his untiring efforts in research work. 34 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Paul Dextkh Davis. " P.D. " Fremont, N. C. Civil Engini i ring " h(i deserves well, needs nol another ' s praise. " Ige, 22 Height, 5 ' -9Ji " Weight, 165 Class Football (1); Sub- ' Varsity Football Team; Corporal Company E (2); Class Football Team; Sub- ' Varsity; Class Basketball Team (3); ' Varsity Football Team; Secretary Senior Class; Secretary Civil Engineering Soci ety ' 13; Division Inspector; Quartermaster " Com- pany Q " (ti, V. M. C. A ; Leazar Literarj Society; Civil Engineering Society; " Calico Co. " ; Honors in Scholarship for four years. " P. D. " is both a scholar and an athlete. In his Sophomore year he wont out for foot- ball anil has been giving his opponents a hard fight ever since. Be is also a good scholar ami there is no doubt that he will succeed in whatever he undertakes to do. He is one of the few athletes in the history of the college who has made honors in scholarship for four years. Peri v Bki.l Ferebee, " Peby " Elizabeth City. N. C. Eh ctrical Enginet ring " (i. he will whistle the savageness out of a hear. " Ige, Height, ii ' -l " Weight, 163 Corporal Company ' Ofl- ' IO; Assistant Man- ager Basketball Team ' 09; Class Football ' 09- ' 10; Srrub Football, ' 10; Manager Basketball Team, ' Hi; First Sergeant Company 1) ln-ll. Marshal Senioi Debate ' 10; Assistant Business Manage! Bed and Whitt ' 10- ' ll; Captain Basketball Team ' In; Business Manager It " " Gau Hoc ll- ' l.; Captain Company I ' : ' Il- ' IL ' ; Secretary and Treasurei Itbletic :iation ' 13; President Elisabeth Citj i Hub; Y. M. C. A.; Pullen Literarj Society; Librarian Pullen Literary Society ' 13; Student Member A. I. E I This " Whistling Rufus " from Elizabeth City makes many mysterious visits to town on the slightest provocation, lb- is a hustler and in for anything to make money. Calculus is his " hobby. " lie is now apply- ing his mathematical ingenuity to the solu- tion of the problem of building roasters in oyster iri n to furnish the consumer with a delicious quality of oyster cocktail. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 35 John Bakti.ett Fearing. " Bart, " - E Elizabeth City, N. C. ' In mistry " This world is hell, others may be worse. " Age, 21 Height. 5 ' -6 " Weight, 14.i Private Company D (1. 2, 3); Class Basket- ball (2); " Company Q " ; Y M C. A ; Thalarian German Club; Elizabeth City Club; Berzeilus Marsh Chemical Society; V. M. C. A. " Bart " has never been known to spend more than fifteen minutes preparing any one lesson. A glance is sufficient, but he stands high in all of his classes. " Bart " is presenl at all of the dances and has done much to develop social life at A M. He thinks that breakfast and Chapel should be dis- pensed with or put off until afternoon. His chief amusement while in the laboratory is dropping big words for ' " Rastus " to stumble over. Daniel Berne Floyd, " Private " Fairmont, N. C. Mechanical Engineering " My heart is true as steel. " ige, 23 Height. 6 ' -l " Weight. 200 ' Varsity Football Team ' 08. ' 09. ' 10. ' 11: ' Var- sity Track Team ' 10, ' 11. ' 12, ' 13; Captain ' Varsity Track Team ' 13; President Athletic Association ' 12; President Mechanical Engineer- ing Society ' 12; Vice-President .Senior Class ' 13; Assistant Football Coach ' 12: Class Football Coach ' 09, ' 10, ' 11, ' 12; Stair Record on Shot. Hammer and Discus; South Atlantic Record on Hammer ami Disnis; All South Atlantic Foot- ball Team ' lll- ' ll; All State Football Team ' 0(1. ' 10, ' 11: Ganc: Y. M. C. A.; Bingville Club: " Company Q " ; Robeson County Club. Here is an allround fellow and allround athlete. " Private " has made a record in athletics since coming to A M that is equaled by few ami surpassed by none. He entered one year before his class to extend to us a glad hand and show us the ropes upon our arrival. " Private " is some ladies ' man too; and by his manly physique and good looks he has won the admiration of many of the fairer sex. You can always find him most anywhere except in his room. 36 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN l!o I )l l; 1 Ciioiim V " K I I. " Coi ' i x C. Agriculture " The real thing on the farm bu.1 an awful i hing cm Broadway. " 1 . . ' 1 Height, 6 - " Weight, I6S Puncl mi ] II J (loll 1 : Coi DOl ftl I ' " 1ii|i:lh H Treasurer Biological Club; Clas Fo itball Team (2); Vice-President Biological Club; Class I ball Team; Class Baseball Team; Treasurer Leazar Literarj Society; Quartennastei i 1 !olor Sergeanl ESs a Prize in Rural Sri, -n« ■« ■ Club 3); President Biological Club; Censoi Leazar Literary Society; Critic Rural Science Club; Captain and Quartermastei I ¥ M. . Countrj Gentlemen; Biag Society; Leai Literarj Societj : Biological Club; Rural Science Club. Since Goodman has been with us he has shown thai he is a hard worker and spends iihisi of his time on his studies, bu1 occasion- ally we liml liim out among the " calicoes " where he " laughs and talks " to Ins heart ' s content. )n the athletic field he lias also made ;; I and lias helped our class teams win many a battle on the gridiron. Good- man «ill make some collection agency a good man. for when it comes to getting the ruin he is right there. His interest in college activities is well recognized. Winston P. Gwathmet, " Slick, " K A Richmond, Va. Civil Engineering " (iniiil humor is ihc health of the soul. " Vgc, 19 Height, 5 8 ' 135 Scrub Baseball Team; Class Baseball Team; Private Company C [2); Scrub Baseball Team; Class Baseball Team; Private Company H (3); " C pany Q " ; President Civil Engineering Society (4); Y, M C. ; Thalarian German Club To know " Slick " is to like him. He hails from Richmond and butted in with us in our Sophomore year, although much against his will, but we arc proud of him. To find him in a bad humor is nearly impossible, and he is always ready to help a friend Since his arrival he has always kept up the spirits of the C. E. Division, and without him there would have been something lack- ins Whenever you see " Slick " uptown. you will also see his Freshman. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 37 Cicero Frederick Gore. " Cis " Wilmington, N. C. ( ' ivil Engineering " For they can conquer who believe they can. " Age, 25 Height, 5 ' -! Weight, 165 Class Base ball Team; Class Football Team ili; Class Baseball Team; Class Football Team (2); Vice-President Pullen Literary Society; ' ;t|itam Class Football Team; Class Baseball Team; Inter-Society Declaimer; Assistant Busi- nrss Manager Red and Whiti . Sergeant Company V (3); President Civil Engineering Society ' 12; Vice-Presidenl Athletic Association; Critic Pullen Literary Society ' 12, President ' 13; Chief of Hos- pital Corps " Company Q " ; Senior Debater; Y. M. C. A.; Pullen Literary Society; Civil Engi- neering Sociel y; " lalico ( !o. " " Cis " is a hard worker and has made good ai A M. He has hold an office in everything that he has been into, which goes to show both his worth and popularity. He and " Fido " have been constant com- panions for four years, and when you see " Fido " you will also see Cicero, lie is a good athlete, having been captain of the scrub football team for two years, and if lie had gone out in his Senior year, we believe he would have made the ' Varsity. Felix Stanton Hales. " Tick, " 2 I E Wilson, N, C. ' ivil Engineering " Love is a disease that is incurable. " Age, 20 Height, 5 ' - Weight, bin class Historian (1); Honors in Punctuality; Corporal Company C (2); First Sergeant Com- pany B; Assistant Editor in Chief Wau ! iu Ru - [3); Captain Company A; Editor in Chief Wau (iiiu Rac; Treasurer Civil Engineering Society; Associate Editor 1913 Agromeck til; Gang; Thalarian German Club; Y. M. C. A.: " Calico Co. " ; Honors in Scholarship for four years. The reader must not draw upon his imagin- ation for the makeup of " Tick. " He is l. far the leading allround man of the class, making " IV on every subject being a chronic habit. This young man, however, is in a quandary as to whether he shall continue his studies at Cornell or locate in Statesville. Either way his success is as- sured. Though small in size, he is ranking Captain and can handle " A " Company like a veteran army officer. He loves three things — his classwork, to worry " Tub, " and to love. For further information regard- ing " Tick " see " Tub " Hewitt. 38 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Charles Ganzeh Hall, " Vallie " Wilmington, N. C. Textih " Like a circle ending never, does my mirth go n forever. " Age, 24 Height, .V-7 " Weight, L59 M. C. A.; Chaplain " Company Q " ; Vssistant Business Manager Agromeck; Y. M. C. A Soi ial ( ' Lttee; Big Seven; Pullen Literary Society; Tompkins Textile Society; Glee Club; Critic Pullen Literar; Societj ' 13; President Tompkins Textile Society ' 13, Vice-President II. Secretary and Treasurer ' 10; Librarian Glee club ' ln- ' ll; Assistant Chief Rooter ' ln- ' ll; Chief Marshal Oratorical and Declamatory Contest ' 10; Cap- tain Scrub Football Team ' 08; Track Team 09 ' 13; Basketball s ,iiail ' 09; Scrub Football Team ' iis- ' in. Ml Class Football Team ' 07; Alternate Senior Debate ' 13; I rang. " Vallie " came to us at the beginning of our Senior year. He was qo1 a new man. as he entered college with the L911 ( ' lass. Upon entering college last fall la- at once fell into his work and we predict great tilings fin ' him. " Charlie " has a number of nick- names attached to him, the best known being " Vallie, " but it dues not signify that he is hit shallow, as he has proved to he a good .student, and with the experience he received as Assistant Business Manager of Tin; Agromeck he will make a good business man some day. Believing in the old adage, " Try, try again, " he has finally succeeded in getting the long looked for " sheepskin. " Thomas Roy Haist. " Windy " Monroe, N. C. Tt xtile " I am no orator as Brutus is, I only speak right on. " Vge, 22 Height, ti ' -O " Weight, 160 Corporal; Honors in Scholarship (2); Vice- President Tompkins Textile Society; Sergeant Company E; ( ' Liss Football Team; Alternate Junior Debate; Oratorical Contest; Honors in Scholarship (3); Vice-President Union County Club; Alternate Declamatory Contest; Alternate Senior Debate; President I..-:iz:ir Literary Society; Editor Red and White; Lieutenant Company 1 1 1; " . M. C. A.; Gang; Leazar Literary Society . Tompkins Text ile Society. " indy " is a hit breezy with the Language, hut is an excellent student and during his years at A M he has always carried his share of good grades. Far above anything else " Windy " loves athletics and he can at any lime tell you tin ' complete record of any athlete. In addition to his athletic knowledge, " Windy " has stored in his head a lot of ideas about Scientific .Management, which soi lay will place him on a high pedestal. At all times he finds opportunities to ease to town to chat with the fair se , and what he tells them we know not. lie nevet claims to he in love, hut somehow we fear he is in that li , hut we are sure not lung serious will develop from it.. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 39 LeRoy Cokbett Hand, " Elsie. " 2 i E Chadbourn, N. C. Textile " Music hath charms to soothe a savage beast. " Age, 20 Height, 6 ' -0 " Weight. ISO Secretary Tompkins Textile Society i2 ; Vice- President Tompkins Textile Sori.-ty; Yiee-Presi- dent Class; Assistant Manager Track Team; Class Football Team; Sergeant Company F (3); Manager Track Team; Member Athletic Coun- cil; " Company Q " (4 ); Y. M. C. A.; Gang; Hon- ors in Scholarship ' 10- ' ll. " Elsie, " as he was dubbed by the fellows, is not in the least feminine as his nom de plume signifies. He holds the record of Inning the largest head of any man in col- lege, as he wetirs a 7; hat. His cranium is far from empty, as upon analysis you will find it to be full of material that has proved he will some day be a leading man of Chad- bourn. When it comes to taking things as they come " Elsie " is a prince, and as manager of the track team he developed great tilings. Of bad habits he has but one, that of whistling at all times, except when asleep — and then sometimes we hear a note or two from his room. Thomas Jasper Hewitt. " Tubby " New Bern, N. C. ( ' iril Engineering " Rest is the sweet sauce of labor. " Age, 22 Height, 5 ' -9 " Weight, 1S5 Private Company D; Leazar Literary Society (1); Corporal Company C; Secretary Leazar Literary Society; Treasurer of ( ' lass (21; First Sergeant Company F; Secretary of Class; Assist- ant Editor in Chief Red and White (3); Major; Editor in Chief 1913 Agromeck; Honorary Mem- ber Carteret County Club; Treasurer Civil Engi- neering Society; Big Seven; Y. M. C. A (4); Honors in Scholarship for four years. " Tubby " is our Major and if you want to see him at his best, you should be on the parade grounds to hear him call " Battalion, Attention! " He is an allround good fellow, though, and many a night he has been known to help some poor soul to bed. Of course, this happened before his " Mayorship. " " Tubby " is also right there when it comes to English and Calculus, and he has always stood among the first of his classes. 40 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN i;n Ei Wi a I i; I In.i.i s. Kihe " Leicester, N. C Agricultun " Love ha1 h made i bis thing a man. ige, 21 Height, 5 ' -6 " Weight, im Punctuality Roll (2); Marshal Scnioi Debat (3): " Company Q " ; Rural Science Club; Biolog- ical Club; Leazar Literary Society; Countrj Gen- tlemen , oiu aerts Verein. " Kibe " is quirt and easy going, yel he is known and liked by all throughout the college. During his first three years al college we found him close by his I ks, luil for the last year he lias often been found in society lie i one of those fellows who can do things and who never speaks until lie is sure. We all expeel him to revolution- ize agriculture in Buncombe County in the near future. ' i . ii ' .i; Clear? Hopkins, " Sis " Newport News. Va. ( tnl Eyigint i n ng " The glass of fashion and the mould of form, ' The olisi rved of all observers. " Height, ii ' -n " Weight, I.Mi Class Football Team;Scrub Football Team (2); Chaplain Pullen Literary Society; Assistant i In. i Rooter; Class Poet; Marshal Senior Debate; Grounds Committee; Manager Class Basketball Team; Assistant Managei ' Varsity Basketball Team (3); Class Poet; Member Vthletic Council; Censor Pullen Literary Society ' 12; Librarian Civil Engi ring Society; Associate I ditoi Red • it t White; Manager ( ' Varsity Basketball ream; Captain of Han, I (4); Gang; . M C. A " Hop " " Sis " is one of the Seniors whose ambition is to gel married, and if he succeeds in Engineering as he has at school it will not be long before we hear of Mrs. Hop- kins. " Hop " has always taken an interest in athletics and was the efficient manager of the basketball team, and has done more than any of his predecessors toward estab- lishing this branch of athletics in our college. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 41 Peter Armstrong Holt. " Peter " Graham. N. C. Agricvliur " Modesty is the grace of the soul. " Age, 22 Height, 5 ' -9 " Weight, 14n Private Company " (1); Corpora] Company E [2); Sergeant Company B (3); " Company Q " ; Biological Club; Alamance County Club; Coun- try Gentlemen. " Peter " — This quiet, unassuming youth from Graham doesn ' t stand out prominently as a sta performer in any particular branch of his work, but he is a steady worker whom we may till expecl to hear from after he leaves college. His kind and generous dis- position has won him a host of friends among the students. He has won quite a reputa- tion as a business man through his connec- tion with the " Hand-Holl Tailoring Com- pany " Ernest Jtjdson Jeffhess. ■Rubber, " " Jeff " Canton. X. C. Electrical Enginet ring " Eat, dunk and lie merry, for tomorrow we may die. " Marshal Senior Debate; Private Company B (1); Corporal Company A 2); Sergeant Company C; Class Football Team; ( ' la " Basketball Team; Electrical Engineering Society; Class Historian; Historian Junior Class (3); Comic Editor 1913 Agromeck; Exchange Editor , ' ■ and White; Treasurer Senior Class; Captain Company E; Student Member A. I. E. E. 4); Leazar Literary Society; Thalarian German Club; Electrical Society. " Rubber " earned this appellation as a result of his ability as a trencherman. He is emphatically antagonistic to all hack drivers. His chief vocation is goating with " Shakespeare " Johnson. " Jeff " can always be found either at the West Raleigh post- office or the dining hall. A lady was once heard to remark thai lie was the sweetest, purest boy she knew. " Rubber ' s " only hope is to marry a girl with plenty of money and too proud to allow him to work. i " (iit your Fair tickets heah. fifty cents or half a dollar. " 42 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Dol Gl IS ( ' 1:1 I DMOB1 JEF] KEY, " Dug " West Raleigh, N. C. ( ' wil Engineering " He was a man: take him all in .-ill 1 shall nut look upon his like again - , 2] Height, 5 ' -9 " Weight, 17n Class Football Team 1 1: Class Football Team -ii!. titute " ii Football and Basketball Teams; Class Football Team [3); ' Varsitj Foot- ball Team; ' Varsity Basketball Team I ' ' Dug " is i mi- persevering football artist. He lias shown the roach thai he lias the goods ami owned a berth on the ' Varsity. Hi- work on the basketball team has helped A A- M win many a game. When it comes to ladies ami dancing the light fantastic, " Dug " is there on the job. He is a good allround man in classwork, athletics, ami college life in general. By hi- charming personality lie has won for himself a host of friends among the hoys anil Faculty. He is bound to make good in whatever he undertakes anil leaves with the best wishes of all his classmates. Harvey Langill Joslyn, " Joslyn, " A ' . Farm School, N. C. .1 gricultur " Sincerity anil truth form the basis of every virtue. " U-. . 23 Hi ight, ' i - ' »• ight, Inn President Glee Club ' " ■: Business Managi i i tli Clul,, Presidi hi M. C. A. (4); 1 M. C. A.; Biag Society; Glee chili; Biological Club; Rural Science Club; Country Gentlemen. " Joslyn " came to US from Maryville Col- lege during OUT Sophomore year. lie hails from New Jersey originally, hut seems sat- isfied at last with A M as his Alma Mater. Since he came to us Joslyn has won the admiration of all who have come in con- tart with him. He is a good student, a straightforward Christian gentleman, and has made an excellent Y. M( ' Presi- dent, THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 43 James Wright Johnson, " J. W. " Shakespeare " Garland. N. C. Electrical Engineering " A hot temper leaps o ' er a cold decree. " Age. 21 Height, 6 ' -2$i " Weight, 180 Private Company A; Class Football Team (1, 2, 3); Secretary Electrical Engineering Society ' 12; Y. M. C. A ; Leazar Literary Society; " Com- pany Q " ; Student Member A. I E. E. This son of Sampson County has us all faded it when it comes to arguing. He is a strong supporter of all forms of athletics, a great rooter, and a very enthusiast ir sport. An ardent admirer of " Mike " K., and ar- dently admired by the small boys of Haleigh. He expeets to follow electrical work in the Philippines and is sure of success as lie is a fighter when arguments fail to convince. To a man who is his friend " Shake " will lend his last dollar or fight for him to the last ditch. George Edisox Kidd, " General Electric " Rhodhiss, N. C. Electrical Engineering " I never felt the kiss of love, nor maiden V hand in mine. " Age, 19 Height, 6 ' -l Weight, 160 Private Company A (II; Class Football Team (2); Sergeant Company A; Class Football Tram (3); " Company Q " (4); V. M. C. A.; Pollen Liter- ary Society; Electrical Society; Student Member A. I. E. E. " Mr. Batch, " of Sunday Comic tame has nothing on this lad when it comes to dodg- ing " wimmen folks. " He does not believe in the strenuous life and is always looking for a chance to kill two flies with one smack, and when he arrives at the " Shops " he will undoubtedly bestow upon (he (!. E. Com- pany some labor saving device which will make him famous. As a football player George is a cutter, and has helped our class to many victories by his exertions in the line. He has a host of friends in every class in college and richly deserves them all. 44 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Km [s Br iswi ii. K mi. ii i. " Lewie " Tarboro, N. C. .1 griculturt I have learned in whatsoever state 1 am, therewith to be contenl Age, : ' l Height, 5 Bj Wi ighl ,152 Private Company B (I); lorpi ral I ompanj i I ■ B .... I I . Tha an Ge in Club Bio- ; i Hub; ' ountrj tentlemen " Lewie " is a happy go lucky who never lets his studies interfere with his regular college course lie is a shining lighl in society ami never misses a dance. Louis has always made good in his work although he believes thai the peaceful slumbers of dawn should iini he disturbed. We feel sure thai lie will be recognized some day by i In- agricultural world. Robert Sylvaxus M VI M.I. " Bob " Murphy, N. C. ' .7i ctrical Engini ring " Yon Cassias has a lean anil hungry look. " n ■ Height, B ' -2 " Weight, lT. ' i Class Baseball Team; Honor Roll . ' Sei geanl Company E; Class Baseball Team; Class Football Team ' • Lieutenant Company E; Division Inspector; Honor Hull; Student Mem- ber 1 E E (4). Here i the lad from the " moonshine section, " ami from his long residence in the mountains he has absorbed much of their silence. As a baseball pitcher he bisects the plate with kinks, shoots ami twisters hitherto unknown to science, that ate the despair of the unfortunate Latter who faces him, The result of many years experience in the use of " ye olde squirril rifle " won for him fame as a marksman ami he now enjoys the distinction of being custodian of the si ting gallery. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 45 Matjhice Lifekock, " Liferock " West Raleigh, N. C. " M i ' ivil Engineering to me an empire is. 1 Age, 24 Height. 5 ' -6 " Weight, 130 Vice-President Civil Engineering Soeiety ' 13; Punctuality Roll ' In- ' l. ' i, " Company Q " ; Leazar Literary Society; II ir Graduate " Liferock " filtered our class in the Sopho- more year and lias proved a valuable man to ns. In theory, Hales is hardly his equal. To him Mathematics is a cinch; no formula ean baffle his master intellect, and when it comes to Chemistry he makes them all lake note. Liferock is strictly business anil always finds something to do and does it well. All the boys respect and like him. We expect some day to see him high up in the engineering world, solving the difficult problems of the day. Prank Whiteside McComb, " Snail " Hickory, N. C. Mi chemical Engineering " If he be sad, he wants money. " Age, 21) Height, 5 ' -8 j ' Weight, 151 Class Football Team; Sergeant Company H (3); Second Lieutenant Company F; Secretary and Treasurer Mechanical Engineering Society ' 12, Vice-President ' 13; Division Inspeetor (4): Punctuality Roll ' 10, ' II. ' 12; Bingville Club; V. M C. A ; Mechanical Engineering Society. " Snail " has been with us through thick and thin for four years, and has managed to keep up with the rest, although his name suits him well. When he once gets a thing he has it for good, and there is no giving up in him. " Snail " keeps his classmates well supplied with data, because he is con- stantly taking notes. " Snail " is bound to make good; anil we doff our hats to this young gentleman from Hickory, who is admired by all of the fairer sex. 46 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Robi bt Tolar Melvin, " His Chief, " " High " Z White Oak, N. C. Agricullun " He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires and fears is more than a kins. " Age, 26 Height, 6 ' -3 " Weight, 180 ice-President Rural Science Club ' 11- ' 1: ' , Cor- poral Company lull. Sergeant Company F ' II - ' 12; First Lieutenant Company E ' 12- ' 13; Editor in Chief Red and Whih ' 12- ' 13; Associate Editor 1913 Igromeck; Glee Club; Leazar Liter- ary Society; Biological Club; Rural Science ( ' Ink; Y, M. ( ' A ; Honors in Scholarship " His Chief " believes in giving every man an honest hearing ami a square deal- His literary ability has been displayed in edit- ing lair Red mill White. He has proven himself an earnest student, always ready to participate in any college activity or socia function. The waste places of Bladen may well anticipate the return of " High " Melvin. Thomas Kenneth .Mm,. " Icky " Raleigh. N. C. Mechanical Enginei ring " If I ari your friend, there is nothing too much for me to do. " U ' e. Jl Height, 6 ' -2} " Weight, 180 II in Scholarship ' lO- ' ll; Punctuality R..1I ' 10- ' ll; Mascol uf " C pany (J " ; Class Basketball Teams ' 11. ' 1: ' , ' 13. Here is another Raleigh citizen. " Icky " is one of the most practical engineers of his class. He loves in " Hoain " in Georgia, lull notwithstanding this fact, he is very regular on classes, and is one of our best students. lie is very generous, keeping Dr. Rudy supplied with chalk and helping him keep order (?) on class. " Icky " is a famous driver. He is sometimes most too reckless, being found several times exceeding the sped limit across St. Mary ' s campus. How- ever, " Icky " is bound lo succeed in life, because he is a man thai can ' t he downed, no mailer what the circumstances. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 47 Lewis Larkins Merbitt, " Lewie " Wilmington, N. C. Civil Engineering " He was ever precise in promise keeping. " Age, 25 Height, 5 ' -9 " Weight, 165 Corporal Company I) (2); Srri: ant Company C; Honor Committee; Assistant Manager Track Team (3); Vice-President Civil Engineering Society; " Company Q " ; V M C A ; Thalarian German Civil) (4). " Lewie " reentered college in our Sopho- more year, and we have thereby gained a good man. He is one of those solid men who furnish the backing of a class. He is earnest in everything he undertakes and rarely fails to accomplish what he resolves. He has lately taken up the study of physical culture and we await with interest the results. " Lewie " is a " lady ' s " man for sure, and stands well with all of them. He is a natural civil engineer and great things are expected of him. William Timothy Nixon, " Tim, " A Z Sunbury, N. C. Agriculture " The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasure. " Age, 22 Height, 5 ' -6 " Weight, 14o Corporal Company B (2); Sergeant Company E (3); Second Lieutenant Company E (4); Y. M. C. A.; Country Gentlemen. Here is another fellow who belongs to the dwarf family in stature. " Tim " wears a smile of seraphic innocence and possesses the voice of a cooing dove, but in his dark brown eyes the devil twinkles and things are not what they seem. His studious habits have been marked. He is a friend of all. A man with a big heart and a sense of clear judgment. He will make some lady a typical husband for he is not stingy with his affections. 48 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Wai.i i k Hi rbert Parker. " Bessie " Rocky .Mount, N. ( ' . M , chanical Engiru i ring " To linn there is but one beloved face on earl li Age, 20 Height, 5M1 " Weight, 130 Medal for Best Drilled Private Companj B [1); Corporal Companj B (2); First Sergeant Company 1). Class Baseball Team; Class Foot- ball Team 3); Captain Company li. Vice-Presi- ili-ni Mechanical Engineering Society ' 1- ' . Cen- sor ' 13; Y. M C I.; Bingville Club; Mechanical I flgil ' MIL ' Si ill: I J Here is our military man. " Bessie " has made an excellent record here as a soldier, and has made many a Freshman ' s knees bump together by his stentorian voice. We all know that this young gentleman is very much interested in the furniture business, as he goes very often on this mission (? to High Point. However, " Bessie " is a good engineer and lias done most creditable work at college along this line. He and 1 1 is- friend " II B. " are always to be found in No. 21 writing what arc supposed to be essays Tor Doctor " Tommy. " Thomas HECTOR PURCELL, " Senator " Maxton, X. C. Textile " Thai inexhaustible good nature, which is itself the most precious gift of Heaven. " ige, 23 Height, . ' -: Weight, 17 " Tompkins Textile Society Secretary; Secretary and Treasurei Robeson Counts Club (2); Presi- dent Robeson County t ' lub; " Company Q " ; . 1 C M) The " Senator " is one of those easy, sin- cere fellows who takes time to analyze things before entering upon them, but always sticks to his classmates. The " Sen- ator " falls for motorcycles and all kinds of machinery and his collection of odds and ends will sonic day become of great value lo him. The smile upon Ins face is always evident and he delights in helping " Windy " liar! work on a fly frame. When it comes in motorcycles, why " Senator " forgets that Ins years have been spent in studying the mill game, but we are positive that some day soon col Ion nulls will lie in his charge and they will all be run by gasoline. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 49 Thaddeus Rowland Parrish. " Legger " Middleburg, N. C. Electrical Enginet ring " All pure lily and rose in his youth, like a lady. " Age, 24 Height, 5-10} Weight, 162 Punctuality Roll (1); Vice-President Y. M. C. A ; Sergeant Company A; Track Team (3); Cap- tain and Adjutant; Corresponding .Secretary V. M. C. A.; Division Inspector (4); Leazar Literary Society; Student Member. A. I. E. E. " Thad " or " Legger, " as he is commonly known, can always be found in the lecture rooms on the front scat Looking wise. His knowledge of Electrical Engineering is only surpassed by his wonderful tenor voice, which is extravagantly admired by his classmates (?). He is not only a good student but takes an active part in the Y. M. C. A. and church work, and as a connoisseur of Pepsi-Cola he is justly famous. Henry Aubrey Quickel, " Babe " Lincolnton, N. C. Textile " The greatest truths are simplest: so are the greatest men. " Age, 24 Height, 5 ' -9 " Weight, 190 Manager Class Football Team ill; Corporal Company D { ' 2); Sergeant Major (ill; Lieutenant Company D; Editor Aqromeck (4); Tompkins Textile Society; Y. M. C. A.; Pullen Literary Society; Mecklenburg County Club; Big Seven. " Babe " is not quite so small as you may think, nor so tall, but pretty well filled out. For a man with a high forehead there are great things in store. " Babe ' s " from his photo, goes all the way, so lookout, and in his own words he says, " Not baldheaded but just a long face. " In additon to being a good mill man " Babe " is some artist on the telegraph key and we fear he loves the sound. For a jolly good fellow " Babe " is there with the goods and he appreciates a good joke; when he laughs it brings up a childish poem, which has delighted many a babe. " Quick " delights in reading poetry and is in the realm of happiness when " Val- lie " is reading " Love Letters of a Musician, " They stroll some. 50 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN John Oi.w Rankin. " Jonnie. " II K A. A Z Gastonia, N. C. Agriculture " I ' ll be merry, I ' ll be free, I ' ll be sad for nobody. " ge, 21 1 1- i iii . ,v-7 Weight, 130 Private Com] v 1 1); Secretary Sophomore OLiss; Secretary Agricultural Class; Corporal Company I) [2); Chief Trumpetei ■ ' • . Second Lieutenant Company ( ' ; Business Manager 1913 Aqromeck ( 4); } M. C A..; Country Gentlemen; Saints; His Seven; Chi !lub A " Kdiid egg. " One of the brightest men in his class and one of the smallest of the lucky I3 ' s. He doesn ' t have to " bone " for exams; he thinks quickly and spreads the fluid, leaving his classmates with their heads buried in their hands trying to think. He is one follow who attends to his own business ; i iic I docs it better than any one else can do ii for him. To know him well, he is a flood student, a good friend, and a jolly good fellow. That ' s " Jonnie. " William Simpson, " Bill " Raleigh, N. C. ' inl Engiru i ring " A gentleman and a scholar. ", 23 Height, t ' . ' -l " Weight, 16U Honors in scholarship for three years. " Bill " entered A A: M in our Sophomore year and at once made himself one of the ' 13 Class. " Bill ' s " flow of language borders on genius. When ii conies to diplomatic service, he is unsurpassed. We earnestly believe he could fence with illiam J, Bryan and hold his own. He can truthfully say. " When the English language gets in my way it does not stand a show. " But this is not all — " Hill " can make first grade on all of his work and then linil lime to enter- tain the ladies and play his cornel, (iood luck to " Hill, " but what ' s the Use— he will get there anyway. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 51 Oakland Thomas Rowland. " Major " Middleburg, N. C. Electrical Engineering " Not married but willing to be. " Age, 20 Height, -11 ' Weight, 165 Honors in Punctuality; Corporal Company D (2); Sergeant Company E; Honors in Punctuality (3); Captain Company F; Division Inspector; Member Student Branch A. I E E. (4); V. M. C. A.; Honor Graduate. This young man contemplated entering the army, but after six months preparing gave it up, as it would interfere with his matrimonial plans. If hard work will carry a man to success, " Major " has a great career ahead of him, for his ability to destroy midnight oil is exceeded by none. (wing to his simple manly beauty " Major " nils a swath among the fair sex and many a gentle heart beats faster at his approach. Robert Lee Sloan. " Robert " Charlotte, N. C. Agriculture " If ever such lived in this land, Here he is — a true and noble man. " Age, 24 Height, o ' -7 " Weight, lot) Prize Freshman-Sophomore Debate (1); Secre- tary and Treasurer Rural Science Chile Secretary Puilen Literary Society (2); Secretary Pollen Lit- erary Society; Recording Secretary Y. M. C. A.; Treasurer Biological Club; Vice-President Bio- logical Club; Exchange Editor Red nml White; Junior Debate; Oratorical Contest (3); Critic Puilen Literary Society ' 13, President ' 11 ' ; Ll ca] Editor Rett mid White; Associate Editor 1913 Agromece; Class Historian; Division Inspector; Treasurer V. M. C. A.; President Biological Club; Senior Debate (4); Biological Club; Rural Science Club; Puilen Literary Societj ; Biag Society; Country Gentlemen; " Company Q " ; Chi Club; Cowpunchers; Hornets. " Robert " is a hard, earnest worker and deserves as much credit as any other member of the class, having worked his way through college, and at the same time made good in his studies. This man would stand by his convictions even though the whole world were against him. This quality along with his energy and clearheadedness has made him a leader in various student activities. But he has not expended all of his energies in his college work, for we find him no less ardent in his attentions to the ladies. 52 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Fb k Ci i;ki Smith, ' Pidi) " New Bern. N. C. ( ' ivil Engim i ring " Wise in resolve and patient to perform. " Igi 25 Height, 5 ' -6} " Weight, 135 Track Team (2); Track Team; Class Football Team; Winnei of Medal lor Cross Country Run rrack Team; Winner ol Medal Eoi Cross I lounl rc Run 1); Pullen Literary Society ; Y. M C ; Civil Engineering Society ; It, .nor Roll for Jour years. When you see this little man wearing a monogram sweater you may he surprised. Hut watch him mi the track team ami lie convinced. He has captured medals for cross country runs, ami defeated the best of them in the track meets for the two mile run. " Fido " is a steady worker in all cil ' his studies, ami each term ' s close finds him with a clear record ami good grades mi all of his work. He is a weighty coun- seloi in the class meetings ami possesses the courage of his convictions. However, his eligibility for the " Woman Haters Club " is seriously questioned by all of his class- mates. We have no fear for " Fido ' s " suc- cess ill life or love, as he can show the c, Is C ' George Spenceb, " Spence, " A Z Asheboro, N. C. Agriculture " A hull I ' d he throughout the land. A scholar, athlete and ladies ' man. " Ago, 21 Height, 5-9 " Weight, 170 Scrub Football Team;Class Football Team I Class Football Team; Captain s -rul Football ream; President Sophomore Agricultural Class; Marshal Oratorical and Declamatory Contest (2); ' Varsity Football Team; Chairman Social Com- mittee Y. M. C. A.; Published College Calendar; Y. 1 i ' Cabinet; Chief Marsha) Coi noe- in- ' Ni (3); ' Varsity Football Team ; Chairman Biological Social Committee; Secretary and Treasure] athletic Association ' 12; President Senior Class; Associate Editor 1913 rombce; Y M. ( ' . A.; Country Gentlemen; Glee_ Club; " Company Q " ; Chi ( ' lute Leazar Literary Society. " Spence, " as In 1 is generally called, is one of the most popular boys in his class and deserves to lie, for he is very versatile and lakes part in all college enterprises. His specialties are singing and playing foot- ball, hut he has not neglected his study of agriculture altogether, feel sure that he will line. When it collies he is i ighl on the job, St. Mary ' s choir he I ' flicienl in the art of song. and some day we make " , I in this to playing football I as a member of has proven himself THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 53 Prank Steed Smith. " Rooky " Greensboro, N. C. Mi chemical Engim i ring " He thinks too much; such men are dangerous. " Age. 21 Height, 5 ' -9§ " Weight, 145 Treasurer Pullen Literary Society; Secretary and Treasurer Mechanical Engineering Society (4); Y. M. C. A.; Guilford County Club; Bing- ville Club; Smith Family; Gang; Thalarian German Club. " Rooky " came to us in our Sophomore year and for three years has done most excellent work as an engineer. He is me of those fellows that can always give a good word a.s he passes you on the campus. " Rooky " has a good business head. We have reason to believe that lie intends promoting a car line to Boylan Heights, as it is very lonesome for the citizens to walk on dark and stormy nights. This young man hails from the " Gate City " and has gnat tales to tell us of this most wonderful place. John Brown Steele. " John B. " Yadkin Valley. N. C. Agriculture " Teach thy child to hold his tongue. " Alt. 26 Height. 5 ' --: ' ' Weight, 150 Freshman-Sophomore Debate (1); Prize in Inter-Society Declamatory Contest; Prize Fresh- man-Sophomore Debate; Secretary Biological Club i2i; Inter-Society Junior Debate; Chief Marshal Senior Debate; Prize Junior-Senior De- bate; Rural Science Club; Corresponding Secre- tary Rural Science Club 3); Secretary and Treasurer Glee Club; Senioi Debate; President Leazar Literary Society ' 12: Critic Rural Science ( ' lub; " Company Q " ; Division Inspector; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet [4); Country Gentlemen; ( ' in Club ; Vorwaerta Verein. " John B. " was bom in the little village of Lenoir, about a quarter of a century ago. Since that time lie has Inhabited nearly every town along the Atlantic seaboard. For what he was traveling no one seems to know, but it is thought that he will become either a salesman or a missionary to the foreign hmds. Words flow from his lips with a volubility unequaled by the real " Teddy. " Steele ' s work in the classroom has been good and he has shown untiring zeal in performing other college dvities. As a winner of affections among the fair sex he is a a star performer. He is a jolly good fellow and is liked by till who know him. 54 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN William Hi was Stover, " Billy, " " Inky-Dink " Granite Quarry, N. C. Electrical Engineering " An arc lifilii among the ladies. " U- . 23 Height, Weight, nil Sergeant at Arms Leazai Literarj Society Sergeant Company I : Class Football Team (3); Treasurer Leazar Literary Society; " Company Q " ii. -i l c , Student Member A. I E I: This is tli ' only man in college who ran compete with " Windy " Hart when it comes td wearing a cigar. Can I " 1 seen every Mon- day afternoon on Fayetteville Street making eyes at i lie students from our sister institu- tions of learning. This is no place for a minister ' s sun. Stanton Banks Sykes, " Cupid. " " Bob " Efland, N. C. Eh ctrical Engineering " What is lost in velocity is gained in force. " Vge, M Height, 6 ' -lJ " Weight, 230 1 ronors in Scholarship; Punctuality Moll; Class Football Team (1); Secretary Leazar Literary Society; ' Varsity 1 " i ball Team ; Treasurer Junior Class (3); President Uhletic Association ' 13; Recording Secretary Y. M. C. A.; President Electrical Society; ' Varsity Football Team; Chairman Honot Committee; Student Member V 1 E. Is. ill. " Cupid " is the na boy of the class and liis heait equals his volume. When in ad ion on the gridiron be resembles the Durham Bull and scatters invading players like leaves. " Boh " is an earnest supporter of some of Colonel Roosevelt ' s theories and says he will not be content until his home contains twelve suns, each the equivalent of his daddy, llis admiration for the I. lilies makes him a frequent churchgoer and caused him to select a room facing I [illsboro Road. On account of his size In is always chaperoned by " Inky-Dink " THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 55 Charles Berryhill Stowe, " Red " Charlotte, N. C. Agriculture " Agreat idea has struck him — matrimony. " Ige, 21 Height, o ' -ll " Weight. 175 Private Company D; Company E (1, 2, 3); President Hornets; Associate Editor Wau Gau Rac (4); Pullen Literary Society; Y. M. C. A.; Country Gentlemen; " Company Q " ; Biologieal Club; Big .Seven. " Red " is a good natured country lad who hails from " around Charlotte " and is one of the boosters of " The Queen City. " He constantly wears a smile, which he is often seen trying to wipe off hut has not yet succeeded. Charlie is one of the many who don ' t allow their college work to inter- fere with pleasure, but in spite of that he has made good in his work and his sunny smile has done much to make our stay here more pleasant. His amiable disposition has won him many friends, but we fear that he has bestowed his affections so lavishly upon certain members of the fair sex that he will not be able to recover alone. Walter Clyhuhx Taylor, " Kid " Rhodhiss, N. C. Textile " I am little but loud. " Age, 24 Height, 5 ' -6 " Weight, 135 Freshman Football Team ' (Hi; Scrub Football Team ' 07; Chief Trumpeter ' U7- ' US; Hunt Club ' 07- ' 0S; Assistant Chief Rooter ' 07- ' 08; Secretary ami Treasurer Tompkins Textile .Society ' U7- ' (ts; Thalarian German Club ' 11- ' 13; Assistant Ath- letic Editor Wau Can Roc ' 11- ' 12; Assistant I Ihief Rooter ' 11- ' 12; Scrub Football Team ' 11-12; Class Prophet ' 13; Chief Rooter, ' 12- ' 13; Business Manager Wau Gau Rac ' 12- ' 13; President Tomp- kins Textile .Society ' 12; Commander in Chief " Company Q " ' 12- ' 13; Drum Major Band ' 12- ' 13; " Big Seven " ; Y. M. C. A. " Kid " is one of the most energetic men in college and mainly through his efforts as Business Managei has the Wan Gau Rac been successful this year. He has helped A M to win many a baseball game and. also football through his ability as cheer leader. He is some star among the ladies and several have expressed themselves as having experi- enced heart rending sighs upon thinking of his depart uie in June. " Kid " is never happier than when leading his band on dress parade. He with " Windy " Hart and " Vallie " Hall make up the famous " (!as Jet Trio. " Upon graduating he will get an H.A. degree to the Nth power. 56 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Ai.vix Chksi.kv Wilson, " Chess, " " Ashley, " " A. C. " Raleigh, N. C. Electrical Enginet ring " The noble heart, that harbors virtuous thoughts. " Age., Height, 5 ' -ll " Weight, 135 Private Company A; Honor Roll (1); Private ( ' 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 : 1 1 1 - ; Honor Roll; Manager Class Base- ball Team (2); Sergeant Company A; Class Base- ball Team (3); First Lieutenant Company F; Honor Roll; Art Editor 1913 Aobomeck (4); Thalarian German Club; Student Member A 1 i: E. " Ches " has it all over " Mr. ' Possum " when il comes to grinning. Hi- becomes so absorbed in playing with a milliammeter and shunt that he often forgets lunehlinie and even his pipe. He is some artist, and as a baseball player is rivalled only by the great Wag- ner. His perseverance in the study of " The Bending Moment " led to his invention anil the perfect ion of the " Rainbow Dip, " which makes him a whole constellation among the ladies al the dances. AM.c iPropfjecp 58 THE ACROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN entor Clas Ikopfjecp This world is a funny proposition after all. When we look hack at the days spent, like our fathers ' money, at college, we often wonder what has happened to all the old fellows and where they have wandered since we last met to receive our diplomas, which our esteemed and honored Faculty was so gracious to grant us in full payment for the four years we toiled and honed at our dear Alma Mater. Vet, such is life, just one class after another, ami to think that a decade has passed since we all stood up in Pullen Hall and sang, with Brother Joslyn leading, " When Shall We Meet Again? " Tears come to my eyes as I look hack to the days when I had to get up at seven-twenty, go to the Dining Hall and eat a cup of coffee for breakfast, and then hope it would last until I could borrow a " jit " to it a sandwich at " Charlie ' s. " It is sad, but what is the use to bring up things that have made this life happy and which we now look upon and wish we had dour differently in a number of ways? But cheer up, the worst has passed and we all received our sheepskins, which we have long since hung on the wall, and now tell stories of the things we did at A M to liven up the dear old place. I can look back tonight and see the grand celebration, with all the white duck trousers of the fellows so spotless as we passed St. Mary ' s, and then before we crossed the Hillsboro Street bridge all polka dotted with the mud caused by the mixture of the dust and rain which came up all at once. When the best class that ever graduated at A M received their diplomas a little farewell meeting was held in Pullen Hall and every man promised to report to said place ten years from that date, if possible. It was a sad time — the final handshake, perhaps with some of the fellows for the last time, — and to think that we, shoulder to shoulder , had stood the trials and tribulations of the College Fac- ulty, accompanied with the little notices informing us that we were requested to report to the Registrar and answer for the classes we missed in order to see the girls parade Monday morning. The usual excuse, " Sick, " was written across the sheet and we silently passed out of the door, wondering what would happen to us next. But say, why so sad ' . ' I looked up and the calendar caught my eye, and there in hold letters stood the (late, May 25, 1923. Gee! This was the year of our ( ' lass Reunion, and the time for the fellows to meet only two days off. Great Scotl ! hut 1 did have to get a hump Oil myself in order to catch the train. I arrived in Raleigh on time, and handing my grip to the hotel porter strolled leisurely up the street. I looked up at the corner of the Tucker Building Phar- macy anil there was old Car No. 22 coming up the street. I hoarded the dear THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 59 old veteran. " Sallie " was at the throttle and " Cutie " received my " jit. " I placed myself on the right of the car near the front so I could get a good view of St. Mary ' s as we passed. Well, we hit that magnificent structure, the Hillsboro Street bridge. I felt a peculiar sensation and then " Cutie " came forward and said, " Kid, you boarded this car to go to your Class Reunion. Well, the fellows cannot come so I am going to take you to see them. Get yourself fixed and hold your bonnet, as " Sallie " has given her " nine points. " The first city we hit was Marshall, and " Cutie " cried, " Here, sir, lives Hon- orable Lewis Allen Amnion, Mayor of Marshall. " Yes, it was true, old " Choco- late " came out of his office and we exchanged a few stories, but he took time to tell me, before resuming his duties, that he had made a great success in the mer- cantile business and the people of the good city of Marshall made him their Mayor and he was trying to make them a good man. His business was flourishing in the largest building in town, and as I passed by I saw a large sign reading, " Amnions Mercantile Company, Anything to Eat and Wear. " About half way to the next city we had a hot box and who should come out of the machine shop but the old class mechanic, Andrews, — sure, Charles Sidney, — and he told me that he was getting along fine as Master Mechanic for the Mech- ville Machine Company and that the first of the year he was to be taken into the firm as a partner and about the same time he was going to form another partner- ship for life. Congratulations, old " chap, " and Cutie gave her two bells. This riding game was a little wearying, but " Cutie " informed me to be easy, as we were now to have some music; and sure enough we did. As we neared the village of Gilbert I could hear the melodious sounds from a trombone, and there was " Pie " Arthur playing one of his famous compositions for the trombone, which, by the way, allowed for plenty of slide, and he worked out the music by the assist- ance of the knowledge of Industrial Chemistry he absorbed while at college. " Pie " told me that he was head of the World Famous Arthur Orchestra and was having fine success, but he was sorry as he could be that he could not invite me around to the house, as Mrs. " Pie " and little " Gib " were at the seashore. We had to leave Gilbert, as our time was short, and we next came to our old pal, Bache. Well, he had returned to his native State, Florida, and with the assistance of his electrical engineering knowledge had proceeded to harness all of the available water power in that neck of the woods and was furnishing power for all nearby towns. Not forgetting his music, Bache had formed a band, of which he was director and played lead cornet. The power plant was a good thing, he went on to say, but it kept him from his wife most of the time. From there we traveled to Elm City and who should we find at the ball game but Manager Roger Bailey. It was his team, too. He was manager and it was a cracking good nine. I thought I saw one or two familiar faces, but I 60 THE AGROMECK: N INETEEN THIRTEEN was afraid to say anything so I passed it up. Roger told me that farming did not occupy all of his time, so for pastime he was hack in the national game and was going to win the pennant. I hated to ask him how love matters stood, as he had a failing along that line, hut I braced up and popped the question, and he replied, " Not yet, hut next year this time. " Just at this point I was interrupted with a slap on the hack and there stood ( }rady L. Bain — an engineer of some note, believe me. " Gertie " was down in that section looking over the site of a terminal for the electrical railway of which he was Chief Engineer. Say, it made me feel good to see the old fellow and I be- lieve he had forgotten that he was ever a " Rah-rah Lad, " as he had the appear- ance of one wanting to get home to see the Madame and muchacho. We next went to see Edwin Dennis Bowditch and we found him leaning over the iron fence that girded his country home. The chickens, dogs and cattle were enjoying the large yard, but he had the far off look of a bachelor in his eyes. So I eased him a little advice and told him to take unto himself a wife, as he was not keeping up the record of the class. " Sallie " turned on the juice and we slid along and the first I knew we were going some and finally landed in the heart of South America. We stopped in the midst of a large construction cam]), and who should he on the topmost pier of the job but old Hermon Briggs! Yes, it was Hermon Burke Briggs, of Raleigh, my beloved old classmate. I gave him the high sign and he descended to the level of terra firma and told me how it all happened. He roamed around a hit after graduation and finally hit up with the South American Construction Com- pany with a position as draftsman, worked hard and finally went out on the job, learning all he could, and his efforts were rewarded, as he was at present superin- tendent of the largest job east of the Andes. We placed the car upon the Atlantic and Pacific track and proceeded across the mountains, seeing all kinds of engineering feats that looked impossible. It was some great trip, believe me. But we finally landed in the little village of " Amosele, " drove up to the electric plant to get our car looked over and who should step out of the president ' s office hut " Amos, " yes, Amos Baxter Clement, the college electrician. Amos was as fine as could he; and then- -well, a little fellow ran out of the office and said " Papa, give me a ' pesto ' " ami I, Gee! I fell over when Amos said " Kid, that is my hoy. " Great Scotts! Amos married and having to give pestos to a little fellow to buy candy. That got me, hut 1 was glad io see that he was president of the electric plant and that he had harnessed all of the available water in that section of the woods. He told me that Sir Keith Keller was the man who built the railroad, hut at present he was in the States taking unto himself a better half. That sounded fine and 1 was sorry as could he that Keith was not around, so I could clasp his fist and have a little THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 61 chat with him. But a fellow will do anything for the sake of the ladies, so I had to leave without seeing Keith. We proceeded on with the car and came up to the Panama and there was William Randolph Clements, E.E., in large letters across the door. I went in and asked for the above mentioned gentleman and his private secretary asked me to have a seat, as the " Captain " would be in in a very few moments. Well, the old boy came in and he was some good looking sight to ' see after so many years having passed and I not having seen his beaming countenance. We had a little chat and Willie went on to tell me all about himself, and I was glad the old boy had out his shingle and was hauling in the " cash. " Willie was not much of ladies ' man but he was pretty strong for some fair Spanish damsel. It seemed as if all the fellows were getting themselves in trouble, but I could not help him a bit, as it was a pretty desperate case. Willie boarded the car with us and we crossed into Texas and there found " Billie " Cole. Billie, the farmer, was sitting on his porch enjoying the cool breeze. He called the Madame and told her to put a couple more plates on the table as there was company for supper. That sounded good, as I knew that boy had a wife who was some cook, as he made that statement while at college. So I was sure she knew how to have good things to eat. We swapped a story or two and then went in to the feast. I will call it so, because it was the best meal I ever tasted. The night and part of the day was spent with Billie, as it took a long time to get over the ranch to see all of the improvements and features that were on the place. His years at college were very profitably spent and Billie Cole was the best loved ranch man in that section. Willie left me at Billie ' s, so " Cutie " and I were off in the old boat together. That sure was some car and I was afraid she would leave us and go where all good cars go, but " Sallie " only smiled, so we hit it for Colorado. There we found Dail, from Chinquapin. He had a shingle out of his window, stating that he was a chemist and glad to analyze anything at any time, and also did a little insurance business as a side line. I had my life insured and we sailed back to the dear old Dixie Land and hit Fremont. There was Paul Dexter Davis out in the street giv- ing a gang of men Hail Columbia about the car track. Sure, Fremont was to have a car system and " P. D. " was the engineer. He located at home after gradu- ation and was so trustworthy and pop ular that he was made City Engineer, and as the town was building its own electric line, he was the main guy. We placed our car on the Norfolk Southern track and rode to the fair city of Elizabeth City, where Bart Fearing resided. Bart was single but very prominent as a business man and had a third interest in the largest store in the town. His chemistry he was using to analyze accounts and hearts. But he was not as good at the heart line as in business, as he could not find one who would be all " Fearing. " 62 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN From Elizabeth City we eased into Norfolk and there " Private " Floyd was, coach of the A M football team and getting ready to play V. P. I. No, it was not Thanksgiving, but he was there as strong as could be and his team sh owed up excellently against the Virginians, who were not in the class with the " Aggies. " After the game " Private " and I had a little confab and he told me that he was coaching in the fall and at other times he was draftsman with the shipyard at Newport News, but that it took most of his time studying out plays. We loafed in the large city for a while and then hit it up State and there found (1 Iman in the largest apple orchard in the Old Dominion. Goodman was some farmer, but his mind turned to fruit and he loved apples. But his real love was tied up some- where in North Carolina, the exact location I could not figure out, having only a limited amount of math, with which to make the necessary calculations, but I did find out that it was going to develop into two living as one pretty soon. Now there was one man in our class who was in love while in college. It seemed strange that all of the fellows were married or about to fall. But what could you expect of a bunch of fellows who graduated and their numerals were " 1 :• ' " . ' Cicero Gore was among the unlucky. He married soon after graduation and I remember how he used to tell me about the trips he made to Washington, and there he was in Richmond as Assistant City Engineer, with his wife and family to comfort him in his old age. " Slick " Gwathmey was a little different, as he — well, Gwathmey was a good student. He entered the Government service and w as getting ready to sail for the Islands, where lie was to be in charge of the construction of one of the largest dry docks in the East. He did not fall as some of the fellows did, but remained true to the cause. He never seemed to be able to figure out which one would share the hardships with him. At this stage of the trip " Cutie " called to me and said, " Let ' s go to North Carolina, I am tired of Virginia. " So we crossed the line and who should we run across but old Felix Hales. We took him on board and lie told the following story: " After graduation I went to Cornell and there specialized in Drainage and Municipal Engineering, and then went to Statesville. The rest of the story you know. I am married and as happy as can be, and am a pretty good City Engi- neer. But there is nothing like this married life. " We left Felix there and rode on. One of the sights that hit me as we neared ( treensboro was the suburb called ( ruilford, and there I found Charlie Ganzer Hall. Charlie was " Super " of the largest mill of the town and was true to the cause, but he could not get the necessary amount of words together to tell tin 1 lady how much he c-ired for her and wanted me to play the John Alden act. but I " reneged. " So I left him to suffer, but later I heard he popped the question and there were now two " Supers " of the mill, or at least Charlie had a boss. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 63 Old " Elsie " Hand did not fall for the mill game but went to the fair city of Chadbourn, and there engaged in the mercantile business and succeeded well, but made most of his money with a little invention which he called " The Hand Snoozing Powder, " guaranteed to make you sleep all the time. I asked " Elsie " about old " Windy " and he directed me to Monroe. As I came to this progressive city I saw a large sign reading " The Hart-Purcell Spindle Flier Company, Home Office. " Say! That was some sign and there was Thomas Roy Hart standing out in front of the building wearing a large cigar, with Senator Purcell looming up in the distance with a chug-chug and a honk- honk from his much talked of motorcycle. Windy placed the foundation for his spindle and flier business during vacation after his Junior year at college, and he taught it to " Moon Face " during the Senior year. The two had formed the combine and were doing all the business they could possibly handle, " Windy " taking a little vacation every now and then to elucidate the fine points of the teams that used to be at A M. Sallie gave the old boat the juice, after we borrowed a little oil for one of the bearings. We landed slam in the heart of the wild and wooly sticks of Goldsboro and there found M ajor Thomas Jasper Hewitt. " Tubbie " was some engineer and was working out the ratio between the job of editing the Agromeck and work- ing out in the woods and never seeing any fair damsel. He had found the exact proportion and was getting his data together to go to the city of Washington and claim the answer. He was like the rest of the bunch. Poor fellow! We put him on Pullman Number 22 and sailing along came to a small place with the sign, " Cross Roads, this road goes to Higginsville. " My! But that was strange, but we followed it and who should stop us for speeding but the Sheriff, and when the whiskers came from behind the star on the lapel of his coat " Tub " and I recognized Higgins, our dear beloved classmate. " Kibe " was some officer, but he informed me that he was only working extra as he did not have much to do on his farm. Two bells and we passed him by, but we did not journey long until we hit Peter Holt. He was leaning over the split rail fence of the barnyard admiring some fine young horses. They were as pretty as could be and Peter was directing the care of the full blooded Arabians. We exchanged greetings and " Tubbie " stopped here, as he forgot to tell me that he and Peter were going back together and have a double ceremony. At this place Sallie turned, as we had to come back to Raleigh and put a red light on our car, as they have them all on the cars now and red means Hillsboro. We started again and near Natural Bridge, Virginia, we found " Sis " Hopkins out surveying the ground for the erection of a country home. " Sis " was some Civil Engineer and he with " Bill " Simpson had formed the " Sis-Bill Construe- 64 THE ACROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN ticm Jompany and " Si- " was retiring from the field on account of his health, as the woods and wild places did not fit well with his body, so he was to take charge of the liuine office in Richmond. Hopkins told me that he had to go to New York, so we put him on the car and liii the ball. While en route to the " Great White Way " " Sis " told me that Dug Jeffrey was in the Islands working for the Government, but would be home some time soon, but while in the Islands he had coached the football team of Manila University and had made good. At Philadelphia we found " Rubber " Jeffress in charge of the Southern busi- ness for the Quaker Electric Company. His position gave him many chances to visit the city by the Gulf, and when he made these journeys he always returned with a very broad smile, and on the next Southern trip he was going to bring the Louisiana lady back with him. " Rubber " told us that J. W. Johnson was in town a few days ago buying sup- plies from the Quaker people for the Garland Power Company, of which he was Vice-President and Manager. I was sorry as could be that we missed " .1. YV. " . as I wanted to see him, but he was still single and the prospects for married life were very poor. Our motor was running badly, so we eased over to a branch of the " G.E. " to have our bus looked over, and who should come out to superintend the install- ing of the new motor but George Edison Kidd. George wenl to the " G. E. " people soon after graduation and made good. He was in charge of the Electric Car Motor Department, so of course he looked after our job. We then beat it for New York, arriving on Broadway in time to attend church, having not forgotten the habits we formed while at college. Who should we see in the pulpit but Harvey Langill Joslyn telling in very flourishing terms about the soul of the Filipino, lie was a missionary to the Islands and was sent out by the Y. M. ' . A. of A M. and was telling of the ways ami hardships of the people. At the " Welldoff -Gaston, " where we had dinner, who should we see across the table from us but " Lewis " Knight, and he was with one of the prettiest speci- mens of calico I ever saw. He recognized us and invited the bunch over to meet Mrs. Knight. They were on their honeymoon. There went another who deserted the bunch to get married. After dinner we crossed to Brooklyn and there in the largest drug store in town was Maurice Liferock reading an extra edition of tin- Wcm Gau Rac. The headline stated thai A M had defeated Carolina sixty-eight to nothing. Life- rock was a civil engineer but he did not like the work, so saved his money and rose to his present position as sole owner of t he Brooklyn I )rug ( ' oinpany. It seemed that the A M graduates had a kind of meeting place every Sun- day afternoon with Liferock, and who should come in but H. S. Maunev. He was THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 65 city salesman for the Westinghouse people and was doing fine, but all the time he was a confirmed bachelor. R. T. Melvin came in to purchase some seed for his farm in the White Moun- tains. He wanted to raise some kind of stuff and came to the drug store to get the necessary wherewith, as Liferock had anything in his store for man or beast. He told us that old " Snail " McComb was in town and so we sent a " taxi " for " Snail " and had him to come and tell the crowd about the large job he was constructing for the " Thunder and Lightning Power Company " near the city of Hickory. " Snail " looked worried and we asked the trouble and he said, " Fellows, I just saw the prettiest woman in the world. I would marry her today if she would have me. " Same old " Snail, " loving the last one he is with or sees. After a short stay in the city of New York seeing the sights we got our little things together and hit it for the West. We came to the city of Albany and there found Lewis Merritt with an office in the State Capitol, with a sign on the door reading, " L. L. Merritt, State Geological Survey. " Lewis, after graduation, like a number of the fellows, went North and made good; thus the name plate. We exchanged greetings and he wanted me to stop over and have dinner with he and his " Jane, " as he used to call her at college, but I was sorry as I had an important engagement in the Windy City to see the Stock Yards with Tim Nixon. In a short time we arrived in Chicago and found the above mentioned personage busily engaged as head Veterinary at the Union Stock Yards. " Tim " decided that Veterinary was the best after all, so he spent a couple of years at Kansas City and completed his course and he is known over the entire West as one of the most celebrated administerers to the dumb brute in the country. In passing up Main Street to the hotel who should we see but Thomas Ken- neth Mial, of Raleigh. " Icky " was in the Windy City looking over some stock to buy for his large farm near Raleigh. He decided, after graduation, that it was a great deal more profitable to do the mechanical work on his farm and to draw lines over a mule ' s back than to work out in the wide world. " Icky " having nothing special to do, I prevailed upon him to get on his " old pal, No. 22 " and have a ride with us, as we would give him a good trip. Cutie received the orders, gave Sallie the signal and we started for the Pacific coast. We came to Yellowstone Park and there found Walter Herbert Parker doing some special work for the Government. What he was doing I could not exactly remember, but it seems that he had been working for the Government and had some extra fine calculations, which proved to be the result of the work- ing out of the amount of water that was flowing from the geysers, and as a reward for his untiring work along this line he was now getting together the necessary data to figure how long it would take the water of the Pacific Ocean, flowing at a rate of the Great Geyser thru a hole the same size, to empty into the Atlantic 66 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Ocean, and also how much oil would have to be used to oil the wheels of time. We wanted to take " Bessie " with us, but a man with all that work did qoI have time to go on a joy ride, so we left him to his fate. From there we landed in Seattle, Washington, and found " Thad " Parrish, Citj Electrician. He had somewhat of a roaming disposition and having been all over the whole world and following the electric game all the time, finally set- tled on Seattle as a place to make his future home. He was married and had a very pretty little lady at hi- home who wanted to know all about North Carolina, as she said, " That ' s where ' daddy ' used to live. " While traveling down the coast I looked out of the window and saw a very familiar motorcycle, which I soon discovered to he the property of one Thomas Hector Purcell, and the above mentioned " Senator " was driving the muddy steed. I hailed the " Senator " and he with a smile as broad as could be upon his moon- faced countenance stated that he was touring the West for his health and was having a lovely time; that he left Monroe the day after we did and was now return- ing to his farm, as he had a lot of work to do there and his Reaper had to have a new gear, bu1 lie had one he found while at college. Mial left Cutie and I at Portland, so we went to San Francisco alone, but there found Henry Aubrey Quickel. " Babe " was in the service of the Pacific Wireless Company and was in charge of the main office in ' Frisco. lie followed the mill game for a time but the love for the telegraph key called him and he responded, getting into the wireless side. He liked the game line, but said that there was one call that worried him to death at night and it was generally followed by a walk, intermingled with yells. He laughed and writing it on paper said, " Here is the call. " I read, " P-A-P-A. " Quickel and I went down to the wharf and who should we see getting off a Government transport but Captain John Olan Rankin, Jr., of the Philippine Constabulary. Soon after graduation " Jonnie " went into the service and his promotion was rapid. He was now home on a furlough and from the smile he was wearing and the hurry he seemed to be in to get to (iastonia. " Babe " anil I decided that some girl was the cause of the trouble. He would not wait to come back with me but hopped on the first cross country airship and beat it for Char- lotte. We left the coast and came to Fort Leavenworth and there found Lieutenant Garland Thomas Rowland. U. S. A., Officer of the Day. Yes, sir! Major was in the service and he was proud of Ins office as could be, and tapping me on the shoulder said, " Lid, I sure had to work to pas- that exam., but it is worth it, and I am SOOIl to be a Captain and then 1 will have to go to the Islands, but 1 am not going alone. " A- we neared ' olumbus I saw a very large and tall skyscraper under construe- THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 67 tion and a massive sign reading, " Sis-Bill Construction Company, Home Office, Richmond, Virginia, " My! I nearly fell off the old gondola, but I went up to the plant and asked if Mr. Bill Simpson happened to be in the city. I was in- formed in the affirmative by a slap on the back and the words, " Bet your life, Kid, I am right here and I want you to meet my wife. " I looked again. She was a tall blonde of the North Carolina type. The porter made down our berth, so Cutie and I went to sleep and when we woke we were in ( Iharlotte and there found Robert Lee Sloan, happy as could be, as he had raised the largest watermelon in the county and was so happy he could hardly see. About that time " Fido " Smith came up and he had to tell us about himself and what he was doing for the good of the people. He handed us a card which read, " F. C. Smith, representing The Greater Charlotte Improvement Company. " " Fido " stated that he was in charge of the improvement of a piece of property near Charlotte and hoped to get a good bit out of the deal, and as a side line he was trainer and coach of the city track team, which was to compete with the other teams of the State, and his team was sure of a good place in the lead if not to win. " Fido " left us and I looked around and who should I see coming up the street but Frank Steed Smith, and believe me, he was coming some in a great big rac- ing machine. I gave " Rookie " the high sign and he slowed down long enough to tell me that he was in the auto business and now he was on his way out to the " speedway " to try out his " Thirteen Cylinder Kerflunk. " But he said he would see me when he came back, so I saw him throw in the clutch and beat it for the track. While standing at the Square talking with Cutie who should appear on the scene but Colin George Spencer. He looked prosperous and in answer to the question as to how he was living, he went on to narrate: " Well, it happened this way, after graduation I went on the road but I did not like it, so settled down at home, Asheboro, and there went into business with the experience I acquired while at college, and I am here buying goods. I have never married, as I don ' t seem to be able to connect with the proper one, but I will tell you this much, it is not because I sing to them. " Spencer and I strolled down to the hotel and who should we see tacking up the street but John Brown Steele. He was in town from his apple orchard up in the Yadkin Valley and was trying to sell a carload of what he called " Steele ' s Yadkin Beauties. " I asked him how he loaded the apples and he related as follows, " Well, you know it is pretty hilly up where I reside, so I have all of my trees on the side of the hills and the railroad runs along in the valley, so when the time comes to load I get all of the cars I need and fix the chutes to the doors and 68 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN then the scientific work begins. I put men at work shaking the trees and the apples roll down the hill and right into the cars. " I winked at Spencer and we congratulated him on his fine management , and he wanted to know what we were laughing at. But we had to go, as Spencer wanted to get hack home as he was going to sing a song. I met Cutie at this point, so he decided that we would take Spencer home and on our way hack stop at Granite Quarry to see Stover. As we arrived in the limits of this thriving little village, I saw a blue light ascending to the heavens and I asked Cutie what it was and he replied that he had not the slightest idea. So I said, " Let ' s investigate. " We did and who should we find at the seat of all i his light hut old Stover. We watched him for a few minutes and then I said. " Look here, William Beaver, what art thou doing? " " Talking to Mars, my kind Kid, " he replied. And so I had to get in on it myself, as lie could not have all of the gas on that deal. So he explained that while at college he made several little experiments on the quiet and now was getting them arranged so as to prove that Mars was inhabited. And when he did all of the world would shout, " Great Stover! " It looked nice, all that funny wiring and so on. But nixie for mine, so I headed for Charlotte, as I had a little work in my office. And who should I find there hut Stanton Burke Sykes waiting to get me to sign the contract for the wiring in the new mill I was having built. Sykes went into the contracting game and being able to take a lot of punishment from the big ones, finally was on the last part of the ladder and his business was increasing every year and he was making money, hut did not have time to get a wife. Sykes and I swapped a few stories and then he said, " Kid, come get in my car. I want you to see a happy family. " So I eased out and placed myself in the electric and we went out into the country over the macadam to heat the hand. As we neared a large country mansion, " Cupid " said, " Kid, he real quiet and we will slip up and look in the window. " We did, and, well, I nearly gave the tiling away, but I did manage to calm myself, and there I saw a beautiful picture. " Reddie " Stowe was seated in a great rocking chair, a large cigar in his mouth and a little bundle in his arms and he was humming a very familiar tune, " Sleep, Little One, Sleep. " Great Seotts! But that was a blow. We laughed out loud and " Red " said, " Who are you ' . ' " We made ourselves known and then he told us that he did not intend to get married hut it was so lonesome on the farm thai he had to do it. And the little lad was redheaded, so we dubbed him " Little Red. " " Trainer " and I departed after a good time with " Little Red " and daddie. I caught the car for Raleigh and on the way found Alvin Chesley Wilson in charge of the power plant at Rockingham, " dies " stated that he went with THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 69 the Carolina Power Company and they at present had him out here serving as an extra man, but he would be back in Raleigh in a few days. I bade " Ches " goodby and we started for home, and I began to feel kind of funny and said to Cutie, " Look here, old sport, this trip has about put me on the bad. " " But my, Doctor, " some one said, " he will be all right in a few minutes. " I opened my eyes and there was P. B. Ferebee standing over me, and I — well, I looked around and I was on a cot. How I got there I know not, but " P. B. " told me that the car went through the bridge and that I was knocked unconscious. I asked him what he knew about it and he said that he was Superintendent of the car system now, and recognizing me, came to the rescue. " But, say! Hurry and get up, ' Kid ' , as the fellows are all at the college for the Reunion, and you are late. " 70 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Sgrtcultural Mentors! Alias " Country Gentlemen " L. A. Ammon L. B. Knight R. M. Bailey R. T. .Melvin E. D. Bowditch W. T. Xixon T. A. Cole J. O. Rankin R. D. Goodman R. L. Sloan H. W. Higgins C. G. Spencer P. A. Holt J. B. Steele H. I.. Joslyn C. B. Stowe 72 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Chemical Mentors G. L. Arthur L. L. Dail J. B. Fearing 74 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Ctbtl engineering Seniors! G. L. Bain P. D. Davis C. F. Goee Y. P. (iWATHMEY F. S. Hales T. J. Hewitt W. C. Hopkins D. C. Jeffrey M. Liferock L. L. Merritt W. D. Simpson F.C.Smith 76 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Clectrtcal (Engineering Mentors C. A. Bache (i. E. Kidd A. B. Clement R. S. Mattney Y. R. Clements T. R. Paekish P. B. Ferebee G. T. Rowland E. J. Jeffress Y B. Stover .1. W. Johnson S. B. Sykes A. C. Wilson 78 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN jfflrcfjanical engineering Seniors ( ' . S. Andrews F. W. McComb II B Unices T. K. Mial D. B. Floyd W. II Parker F. S. Smith 80 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN textile Seniors; C. G. Hall T. H. Purcell L. C. Hand H. A. Quickel T. R. Hart W. C. Taylor 82 THE AGROMECK. NINETEEN THIRTEEN Hast OTtU of Senior Clas Office of Rip ' em Slip ' em ( )fficial Class Geafters West Raleigh, N. C. State of Advanced Misery | .. ... „ „ r Village of est Raleigh ( ' hi TY of Never Wake To nil whom it may concern — Salutations: We, the bunch of fellows who have been known as Seniors for the past year, having arrived at this stage in life when we from ( lollege Life do depart, do affirm and declare we arc of sound mind and body, and being in that state of misery do bequeath and donate, also thrust upon the organizations, persons and other things hereinafter mentioned, the following articles to be used and done with as they see best : First and Foremost, We do hereby surrender the trad of land known as the A M College, situated in West Raleigh, bounded on the north by Imagination, on the east by the interrogation, on the south by nothing, and on the west by the other side of the question mark, to the Class of 1914. Second, Knowing that the winters of West Raleigh are very eold and some- times raw, we take this chance to give to our dearly beloved Dean, Doctor Harri- son, the following: every solitary Genung English Book used by the Class oi 1913 during their Junior year, and we hope the dearly beloved Doctor will, on these rough nights, take the above mentioned articles and thrust them head foremost in his furnace, and that the heat derived therefrom will enable his cold heart In warm a little while he is correcting Junior English papers; that the heat will over- come him In the extent that he will lie unable to flunk a man and also, above all, none of the papers will be " wishy-washy. " Third, To our honored and esteemed President, Doctor Hill, we, with all the reverence due his high position, hand to him all reports made by the members of the Senior Class " ramming " lower classmen for being downtown. Rut we put one proviso, thusly: this mammoth amount of reports does not include those of the Major. In view of our generous gift to the .Mighty President, we do ask that he put these dearly beloved reports in the boilers and that he will be able to cut down the expenses of the ( ' ollege at least one mill, as we are sure the healing units of these reports will generate and keep steam in the dormitories at least one one- inillionth of a second. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 83 Fourth, To our true friend, the Registrar and Protector, Mr. E. B. Owen, we give the exquisite pleasure and privilege of erasing our names from the Conduct Book and crossing our names from the College Roll, but remembering at all times that we fellows dearly love to think of the care and consideration he had for us while at College. Fifth, To Professor W. A. Withers we give innumerable thanks for the grand little " ditty, " " Promptness is a Rare Virtue, " and do assure our dear Professor that we will always follow his advice through life, as he has done. Sixth, To Mrs. Harris, our College Mother, we hope that all classes to come will give her no more trouble than we have, and we sincerely hope she will remem- ber always that the members of 1913 Class thank her from the bottom of their large hearts for the many and many touches of tenderness she has bestowed upon their fevered brows when they have been under her care. We also trust that in a very short time she will have a new building in which to take care of her boys. Seventh, To Mrs. Holman we do with great gratitude thank her for the care she has taken in seeing that our food was served nicely and cleanly. Eighth, To the Boarding Department we give back all beef we could not chew. Amen. Ninth, To the Literary Societies we give all speeches. To the German Club all girls we do not take away with us. To the Rooters ' Club all the noise possible, and may they win all the time. Tenth, To Captain Peace, one Agromeck, and good luck and best wishes of the entire class for a speedy promotion. Eleventh, Having in the beginning given the College to the Class of 1914, we do hereby extend to them all the privileges of Seniordom and do sincerely hope they have in the past three years profited by their experience and know what is expected of them. Twelfth, To the lower classes we extend our congratulations for having stood by the good s hip A M as you have, and we hope you will do so henceforth. And as you are now older, we hope you realize what is expected of you by the folks at home. Especially to the incoming Sophomore Class do we extend thanks for showing their true A M spirit and hope that they will always be proud of the fact that they started a custom that will last for ages. Thirteenth, Some people being of a funny nature and always seeing things when they are sober, we do take pleasure in telling you that " 13 " is not such a bad 84 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN number after all. We have been working under it for four years and have found it to be a very good pair of numerals. Fourteenth, Under this heading we, with regret, give the right to some of our classmates, who could not drive their ponies as well as we, a place with the " 14 " ( ' lass, together with our sympathy. We hope they will have a safe journey and come out on top. Fifteenth, To the new class preparing to enter: We welcome you to the dearest place in the State, and do hope you will all pass off your work as it comes up and that you will all he true, honest A M men. Sixteenth, In conclusion, as we are now about to leave you for parts unknown, we hope that some day we will all have the pleasure of meeting again, and when we do we will all join in and give a snappy Wan Gau Hue Yours with best wishes, Attest: The 1913 Class. Retlaw, ( ' . Reylat, B. S. A. " Jf alien h? tfje »apsibe " 86 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 1913 ftoll Call Allen, D. L Ammons, L. A II n Andrews, C. S Here Audrey, H. H Arthur, (!. L., .Ir Hert Babbitt, C. A Bache, C. A Here Bailey, R. M Here Bain, G. L Here Baynes, Raney Bethel, W. ( ' . P Blanton, W. X Bloomer, W. L Boone, C. K Bowditch, E. D Hi ii Bradfield, J. W., .Ik Brantley, J. C Brice, G. W Briggs, H. B Here Btxrge, H. F BUSLINGER, H. A I ' ! to. , A. K Clark, I Clark, M. L ( Moment, A. B Hert Clements, W. H Here Coble, W. A Cole, T. A Here COLEY, S. B Coward, J. 15 Crowell, .J. F Dail, L. L Here Daniel, M. U Davis, I ' . D Here Dim. a i ' , .). .1 Elliott, J. E., Jr Fearing, .). B Hert Feezor, J. G Ferebee, P. B Here Floyd, D. B Here Garrett, E. J Gibson, T. F Goodman, H. I) Hert Gore, C. F Here Grant, D. W Graydon, A. T Griffin, W. H., Jr Here ( rWATHMEY, Y. P Hi ri Hales, F. S Here Hall, C. G Here Hall. D. McKee Hand, L. C Here Hardie, ,1. W Harrison, H. S., Jr Hart, T. R Here Haywood, W. I Hedrick, E. E Hewitt, T. J Here Higgins, R. W Here Holt, P. A Here Hopkins, W. C Here Hoskins, T. J., Jr Houck, F. H Here Hunter, E. B Jeffress, E. J Here Jeffrey, D. C Here Jennings, D. U Johnson, J. B., Jr Johnson, J. W Here Jones, W. M Here JOYNER, J. D Keller, S. K THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 87 1913 oll Call Kidd, G. E Here Kiker, J. R Knight, L. B Here Labberton, R. E Lachicotte, N. S Here Lassiter, F. B Lassiter, W. C Latham, E. C Lee, L. T Liferock, M Here McCallum, J. I McComb, F. W Here McIntyre, C. F McNairy, H. A Madra, A. T Marsh, W. B Mauney, R. S Here Mayes, J. B., Jr Melvin, R. T Here Merritt, L. L Here Mial, T. K Here Motz, W. C Nixon, W. T H,n Norris, E. R Here Page, R. E Here Parker, J. M Parker, M. L Parker, W. H Here Parrish, T. R Here Pearsall, M. L Phelps, L. M Poisson, F. D Here Powell, R. J Powers, P., Jr Price, E. B... Purcell, T. H Here Quickel, H. A Here Ramsaur, D. W Rankin, J. 0., Jr Here Reeves, G. G RlDDICK, I. G Robertson, D. A Roth, G. T Rowland, G. T Here Sanders, W. R Sahratt, J. B Schmidt, G. G Here Scott, E. D Simmons, P. C Simpson, W. D Here Sloan, R. L Here Small, R. H Small, J. C Smith, F. C Here Smith, F. S Here Spencer, C. G Here Steele, J. B Here Stover, W. B Here Stowe, C. B Here Street, N. H., Jr Sullivan, W. H Sykes, S. B Here Taylor, W. C Here Vann, H. J Von Eberstein, W. H Walker, R. P., Jr White, R. M Williams, T. B Wilson, A. C Here Wilson, D. G Woolard, Sol Yarborough, M. R THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 1913 Clas tng Copyright 1913 bj Stephen Lane Folger " Cfje dTic ?Et)at $mbs ' Junior 90 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Junior Class |3ocm Among Carolina ' s hills on a summer ' s day, Where nature had bedecked with its wondrous display Of flowers and verdant trees the fields about me, My thoughts went back to our elass of one and four, The elass we so honor, the class we adore. As I looked about me, I saw a little stream Winding its silvery form through a small ravine, Finding its way over treacherous rock and rolling stone; Thence flowing on in its more tortuous course As its tributaries made of it a mightier force, To its goal, the great blue sea. So we, like this stream, are striving to reach our goal — The attainment of such knowledge as will give us control In dealing with life ' s problems as they come our way. And may we always continue, like its flow incessant, To attune our hearts to our work that it may be pleasant. And may we like the stream in its never dissociating course Be ever loyal to our class, tending not to disperse Before another year has passed by, For by working together we may with our work progress. And become men of high standing in the world at its best. So here ' s to the elass of the orange and blue. The emblem of loyalty and all that is true. M.i its colors ever intermingle with the red and white As a symbol of good fellowship to every man Who works among us at A it M. 92 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Junior Class Officers Y. R. Patton President Z. W. Taylor Vice-Presidi ni James Fontaine Secretary-Treaawrer K. M. Fetzeh Historian L. M. Craig Poe iHembersi Anthony, (!. II., Shelby Austin, B. 0., Charlotte Avert, Walton, Morganton Bailey, C. R., Chadbourn Bailey, Hugh, Woodleaf Bayne, T. L., Jr., Manchester Biberstein, H. V., Charlotte Blair, E. C, Raleigh Breeze, V. W., Durham Brickhouse, C. M., Columbia Buchanan, J. R., Dillsboro Btjllabd, II. ' .. Chadbourn Burleson, H., Plumtree ( Aldwell, R. O., Concord Caldwell, Y. (!., Huntersville Cloyd, E. L., Lenoir Coble, E. L., Greensboro Cool, H. M., Cleveland, 0. ( !ox, D. D., Cullowhee Cox, S. J., Cullowhee Craio, L. M., ( iharlotte ( ' hank, I. H., Marshville Credle, . ( ' .., Swan Quarter DOOLITTLE, A. J. Farmer, A. A.. Wilson Fetzer, K. M.. Reidsville Fontaine, James, Woodsdale Foster, W. B., Winston-Salem Francs, J. H.. Richlands Franklin, It J., inston-Salem Geitner, J. ' II., Hickorj Gill, R. A., Statesville Griffith, J. .. Winston-Salem Harvey, .1., Jr., Snow Hill High, R. M., Kenly Houck, F. H., Hickory Hurtt, W. T., New Bern Jewell, W. L., Wilmington John, Lacy, Lumber Bridge Johnston. Y, X., Mooresville Jones, W. M., Raleigh Lachicotte, X. S., Waverly Mills, S. C. Lane, A. R., Hertford Lane, Y. A.. ( loldsboro Latham, F. ( ' ., Plymouth Leard, D. A., Raleigh Leguenec, J. R., Abbeville, S. C. Lewis, W. D., Gastonia Little, W. B., Jr., Wadesboro Ltvermon, M. L., Roxobel Lytch, A., Laurinburg MrDi km n, T. I! . Rocky Mt. McNeely, J. F., Mooresville McPlIAIL, H. ( ' .. Mounl Olive Menzies, S E., Hickory Michael, J. E., Gibsonville Monroe, ' I ' . (;., Eagle Springs Moody, W. I... Concord Morton, F. B., Townsville X mi, II. K., Jr., Wilmington Xic holes, T. W., Edenton Nichols, F. B., Mount Airy Page, R. E., Biscoe Park, P. H., West Raleigh Patton. F. E., Pisgali Forest Patton, W. R., Morganton Perry. M. V., Durant ' a Xeck Phillips, A. J., Portsmouth, Y:i. Phillips, J. J., Portsmouth, Va. Plyler, R. A., Monroe Poisson, F. D., Wilmington Porter. T. W., Charlotte Potter, W. 0., Cash Corner Qi iNi. hi.-. , M I!., Grifton Rees, J. B., Lincolnton Roberson, T. L., Robersonville Roberts, D. E., Red SjiritiKs Ross, J. W., Fort Mill, S. C Rouse, F. P., La irange Schenck, J. F., Jr., Lawndale Shaw, W. T., Jr., Weldon Smith, W. IL, Prospect Hill Sugg, R. S., Rocky Mount Taylor, Z. W., Tarboro Thorp, D. W., Jr., Rocky Mt. Tow nsend, J. 1!., ( treensboro . NN, C. L., Fayetteville Waldroup, E. W., Hayesville Watts, J. W., Jr., Williamston Weatherspoon, F. II. , Sanford Wrenn, ( ). Z., Durham 94 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Junior Clasft JMstorp We have now reached the third stage in our college career. As Freshmen we were fresh, and as Sophomores we wore the lordly air of sophistication so dear to the hearts of all true Sophomores. But now we have thrown aside such childish things and assumed the dignity and courtliness of Juniors. As such it would ill become us to take part in the frivolous tricks which, as Sophomores and Freshmen, were not beneath us. Although many members have dropped out since we entered as Freshmen, we still have a large class, in fact the largest Junior ( ' lass there has ever b een at A A- M. Some few have joined our ranks from previous classes and from other institutions. To these we extend a hearty and fraternal welcome. Early in the history of our class we began winning athletic honors. Although our football team lost to the Sophomores in our Freshman year, we secured re- venge by defeating the same class for the baseball championship the following spring. In our second year history repeated itself. We lost in football to the same class, but again won the baseball championship. Captain Foster did the twirling for the second time. This year we won the football championship, win- ning from the Sophs and Freshmen both by the score of ( to 0. Foster was again captain and led his team well. This makes three championships out of five that our class has won, a record that we are justly proud of. Besides winning honors in class athletics we have had many stars on the ' Varsity teams. In football we have had Cool (Captain), Anthony, Plyler, Mor- ton, and Phillips. In baseball we have had Farmer (Captain) and Patton. In basketball we have had Chambers (Captain), Austin, and Phillips (Captain). In track athletics Mclver, Kephart, and Nash have won monograms. We hope to have most of our members back next year and graduate with full honors. Historian. optjomores 96 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN opfjomore Clasiss |3oem Our Freshman days have passed, Distinguished Sophomores at last; Loud socks and neckties, with smiles, We ' re wearing regardless of styles. No longer questions do we ask That ' ll class us with growing grass. Some of the Freshmen are rather smart, Hut hazing wc dare not start ; For when a poor Freshman we wet, Dr. Hill said, " Enough, you must get! " The faculty says we must not harass The distinguished, adorable, Freshman Class. In athletics we have met defeat, But from integrity we shall ne ' er retreat. Ever loyal to our college and class, We hope all others to surpass. When our college work is done A great and glorious victory won. Class Poet. 98 THE AGROMECK. NINETEEN THIRTEEN i§ opf)omore Clasft ©fitters B. W. Setzer 1 ' resiilent I. T. Lewis Vice-Presidt ni D. T. Dailey Secrt iary R. P. Harris Treasurer H. K. Witherspoon Historian T. V. Huntley fW iflrmbcrS Alexander, H. M. Atkisson, L. C. Batjm, ( !. V. Blount, B. M. Brooks, R. Bruner, J. B. BURKEHEAD, L. S. Carpenter, J. ( ' . ( ' KTF.Ii, ,J. M. ( HKIIIIY, L. G. Commander, G. W. ' unstable, H. B. Cotton, E. L. Correll, M. L. Cox, C. Crowder, R. Dailey, D. T. Davenport, R. K. Davidson, S. F. Denmark, L. P. Dockery, H. J. Donaldson, R. B. Doi b, L. A. Eldridge, C. P. Eldridge, W. K. Faison, W. D. Farmer, W. H. Fields, W. M. Feild, R. H. Fuck, A. ( ' . Forehand, H. ( !. Gardner, L. W. GaSKELL, V. H. Gibson, W. A. Gilchrist, P. M. (.hay. F. T. Hackney, .1. X. Haddock, J. H. Hall, J. H. Hamilton, U. W. Harper, D. S. Harris, J. F. Harms, R. P. Hassell, J. L. Hatton, R. K. Henderlite, H. B. Hendricks, G. G. Hermon, V. R. Hooper, D. L. Hopkins, H. Howard, J. S. Howell, W. S. Huntley, T. W. Ireland, S. 0. Jaynes, L. A. Jeffers, G. L. Johnson, V. J. Jones, R. A. Kenoy, C. M. Kernoodle, J. D. KlLPATRICK, W. I ' . Knight, R. V. Knox, W. C. Koonce, M. B. Kramer, F. K. Lee, C. E. Lewis, I, T, LlNDLEY, J. V. McAm, D. G. McColman, J. A. McKinnon, A. B. McLeod, M. L. McPherson, J. A. Mac KIE, H. S. Madison, R. E. Mallett, P. Malloy, R. A. Martin, W. D. Nash, G. H. Xewcomb, R. T. Xorris, H. B. •SBORNE, ( ' . Page, R. A. Pearsall, W. ' . Pegra.m, T. ( ' . Phelps, A. G. Pinner, J. ( ;. Proctor, F. W. Ray, J. D. Roberts, C. H. Roberts, J. M. Roberson, L. L. Rosser, L. ( ' . Howe, L. M. Setzer, B. Y. Smith, J. F. Smith, W. I. Smith, W. J. Snead, P. E. Spears, J. M. Stephens, J. L. Stephens, J. Y. Sumner, V. Talby, B. C. Tate, D. M. Trevathan, J. E. Wadsworth, C. H. Watson, W. M. Weathers, E. L. Weaver, C. W . White, B. White, L. Whitson, G. Wiggins, F. C. Wiggins, J. B. Williams, J. R. Williams, M. M. Wilson, J. W. Witherspoon, H. K. 100 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN opfjomore Claste fttsttorp If by good fortune anyone had happened to be on the campus of A it M on the seventh of September, 1911, lie might have seen numerous peculiar human beings, some with a look of long- ing for home and mother, others with a look of full enjoyment of their surroundings, all of whom wen ' dubbed with the verdant name of " Freshmen. " It is correctly reported that never did a bunch more visibly merit the name, for it was the embryo of the Class of 1915. Ours was the largest elass ever registered, as we numbered one hundred and sixty-two. Our first month of college life was spent in learning the way to the Post.ofrice and the Y. M. C. A., " Doe. Byrd ' s, " and " Downtown. " We also had the pleasure, if pleasure it may be called, of learning how to " Right Face " and other military contortions. Usually our slumbers were very calm and undis- turbed, except by a certain melodious (?) whistle, which had a regular habit of blowing every morning at seven o ' clock sharp. However, the dreaded " Sophs " were unkind enough to rudely disturb the slumbers of several ignorant Freshmen. Taking everything into consideration our Freshman year was a very pleasant one, although we weir all glad when it was over and we could claim the proud name " Sophomore. " In September, 1912, we began our career as " Sophs, " which so far has proved very unevent- ful. As we look over our class roll, however, we find that we have lost about fifty-eight of our men, who for various reasons have fallen by the wayside. The election of OUT class officers resulted as follows: B. W. Setzer, President; I. T. Lewis, Vice-President; D. Dailey. Secretary; R. P. Harris, Treasurer; T. W. Huntley, Poet; and the writer, Historian. We were represented on the Honor Committee by J. F. Brawley. While we have not had any signal success in athletics, we put up some very good games. F. K. Kramer ably managed our football team, while D. Dailey was Captain. " Jimniie " Hassell was fortunate enough to make substitute on the ' Varsity football team, and several others made the " Scrubs. " We have been well represented on the basketball team by Wilbur Sumner and T. W. Huntley, both of whom have played star ball. I. T. Lewis and B. W. Setzer were elected assistant managers of the football team for 1913. We are represented in the literary life of college by Mr. Setzer, who is Secretary of Leazar Literary Society. The Freshmen have suffered but little at the hands of the " bloodthirsty " Sophs, not because ol their virtue but by reason of the fact that we are otherwise lest rained . Nevertheless several of them arc about ready to graduate from the " One Year Water Carrying Course. " Several members of our class have shown a decided inclination for " Sign Painting. " The " Tank " is adorned by a large " 1 " ., " and the work would no doubt have been better had the painters nol been disl urbed by a bunch of Seniors, who for some strange reason were in the immediate vicinity of the " Tank. " Doubtless many passersby nave been puzzled at the immense " 5 " which may be seen on the roof of the new barn. There are conflicting reports as to why the " 1 " was not added, bui it is very evident that the artists put down the " 5 " and are carrying the " 1. " Better luck to our followers! As our Sophomore year draws to a close we begin to feel I he dignity which is befitting to a Junior, and we are drawn closer together by the bonds of fellowship and day by day we learn the characteristics which are peculiar to each and every one of our classmates, whose names will long l.i ' remembered in the history of dear old " A it M. " Naturally believing that the Class of 1915 is the greatest in the history of the College, we can then look back and say with pride, " I was a member of the ' lass of 191. " . " His roniAN. Jfresfymen 102 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Co €HtJ g ol (by a miser able freshman) Shine on, bright sun, shine on! Light earth and heaven above! Shine on! What though I ' m hopelessly in love, What though she loves not me but him, What though my prospects now are slim For passing Math or even Chem? Never you mind! Shine on! Shine on, old Sol, shine on! Through ages yet to come, Shine on! ' Tis true I ' m sick to see my home; ' Tis true my girl has cut me dead; ' Tis true I owe for Hurley ' s bread; But don ' t let that go to your head, Never you mind! Shine on! Shine on, O sun, shine on! Bless field and stream and town! Shine on! Too soon the Dean will call me down; 1 have " conditions " not a few; My laundry bill is overdue; But don ' t let that unsettle you, Never you mind! Shine on! {It shines on) — Anonymous. 104 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Abernathy, C. S. Allbright, W. ( ' . Anthony, ( ). S. Audrey, J. A. rKINSON, J. Baker, F. A. Baker, ( I. V. B irberi . J. ( ). Bason, J. Y. Bass, A. B. Heathy. M. E Bennett, J. S. Blanton, R. P. Bonner, J. S. Boren, ( ' . K. Boylin, F. P. Briggs, E. E. Brhtain, C. D. Brooks, .1. H. Brooks, T. Y. Burpoot, N., Jk. Cameron, G. M. ( Iarlton, C. L. Carter, T. S. Cates, W. R. ( ' lIAMl ' loX, ,1. V. Cl. ANTON, ( ' . ( ' . Clark, C W. Clayton, VY. ' J ' . Clink, A. S. Collier, J. ( ' ., Jr. ( !ooke, C. C ( iORBITT, W. S. Cotton, R. T. ( !ovINGTON, H. (, . ( ' rater, s. ;. ( Iredle, S. M. ( ' HOWELL, ( ' . II. Crum, H. M. I ) ENPORT, R. I ' . DOCKERY, II. K. I)i Val, .1. I). Fain, II. A. Farrior, .1. A. Fetneb, S. R. Fisher, S. J. Fontaine, M. M l ' ,, ILI.K, F. P. Foreman, II. C. l ' HAZII ' .lt, .1. A. I ' . UiDNKK. . I ( I K11KTT, E. Li. ( rILCHRIST, P. M. I ioODSON, A. X. Granth m, I. W. ( ' .RAY, I). Gray, T. F. Jf resrtjman Oastf Colors: Pur pit and (utUl Officers! . J. Pruitt President William Osborne Vice-President I ' . A. Roberts Seen tary E. K. Herman Treasurer L. C Holt Historian .1. C. Collier, Jr Poet ( ' , RLENHELD, K. L. (iRIMSLEY, W. T. Haywood, F. T. Harris, J. F. Haughton, ( ' . H. Haywood, W. S. Heaton, Geo. Heinzehling, E. P. Henry, L. 0. Herman, E. K. Hester, E. Z. Hill, R. H. HlLLIARD, II M HlNE, P. E. Hl.NTON, R. S. Hodges, R. 11 HoDGIN, J. G. HODNETT, H T. Hoboood, L. H. Holt, L. C Holmes S. II., Jr. Howard, P. N. Hudgins, J. G. Hyatt, R. J. Ingham, T. J. Ireland, S. K. Jenkins, J. L. B. Jeannette, J. I. Jeannette, 8. E. Johnson, L. B. Johnson, V. A. Jones, E. C. Jones, F. C. Katz, J. F. Kelley, R. I.. Kendrick, YV. F. Kennedy. ' . A. Kennedy, YV. 1 ' . Kearns. II. ( ' ., Jr. Kii.iiy, ' . C. Kink, P. II. KlNCAID, Y. J. Lake, H. .1. Lane, II. J. I. m.. W. A. Layden, E. H. Bedford, C. A. Leonard, 0. W Lewis, E. YV. LlLLIARD, Ci. L. Lilly, H. A. Lilly, T. B. Lindsay, R. 0. McCall, P. K. McEachebn, G. McKimmon, W. S. McLean. H. R. McLeod, C. J. McLeod, E. L. McLeod, J. VY. McLeod, M. L. McNeill, F. C McPherson, J. A. M ALONE, ( ' B, Marrow, E. H. Marsh, W. E. M ison, J. H. Mayes, (!. F. Meekins, I. C. MlLLWEE, T. L. Moody, T. J. Mo,, HE. C. A. M (E, H. F. Morgan, E. F, Morris, C. M. Morrison, VY. F. Mullen, B. F. Murray, E. M Myers, M. G. Neely, J. F, X „ D. B. Norwood, J. T. Ihmand, M. F. I ISBORNE, Ym. Parker, Lee Parmer, R. G. I ' ahtrick, C. D. Pistole, W. X. Pitman, R. R. Pridgen, J. B. Priitt, C. J. PlltTITT, VY. A. Pl ' REEOY, J. A Rand, P. R. Rankin, H. Rawlings. C. Rawlings, L. D. Ray, L. B. Rea. H. C. Kedmon, J. T. Rice, V. A. Ritchie, R. M. Roberts, C. H Roberts, P. A Roberso.n, L. L. Robertson, J. P. Robinson, Z. B. Rochelle, T. Y. Rogers, VY. EL, Jr. Russell, C. R. Russell, 0. V. Rush, H. A. Russo, A. J. Sasser, D. F. Sandehlin, J. VY. Scales, VY. L., Jr. Schlichter, O. M. Seifert, C. O. Sloan, K. Smith, B. P. Smith, ( ' . E. Smith, E. L. Stockard, H. F., Jr. Strauss, B. Tate, D. N. Tatum, R. L. Taylor, A. T. Terry, C. L. Thompson, S. C. Trust, G. E. Underhill, G. W. Upton, J. S. VVaddell, L. T. Ward, J. B. Ward, J. H. Ware, J. (). Walters, II II. Weathers, E. L. Webb, (i. H. VVellons, L. R. Wharton, EL (I. Wheatley, R. B. W ' hitson, Geo. Wiggins, J. B. Williams, J. F. Wilson, X. R. Winston. H. E. Withers, J. H. W ' ysong, F. E. F ZF if s 4 ■ » " N v -3 106 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Jf resrtjman Clas tsftorp On the seventh of September, 1912, there were registered something like two hundred and twenty-five new students, which now comprise the Class of 1916. We were the largest class that ever entered A M. But in spite of our numbers we were as green, if not greener, than any other Freshman Class. We bought butter checks, bathtickets, and our radiators from the .Sophs, and made all the usual blunders that every Freshman makes, and then made some more. On registration Thursday we were relieved of most of our money and assigned to our rooms. After the first few days and sleepless nights (sleepless through our fear of the Sophs) we began to get accustomed to our surroundings and feel more at home: for by this time we had been assigned our respective classes and companies. We found that the Sophomores had no " visible " desire of taking our lives; in fact I don ' t believe any Freshman Class was ever treated so well as we. Whatever fears we had left were dispelled on " College Night, " a reception given to the student body by the Young Men ' s Christian Associa- tion. At this reception we were told of the different phases of college activities and were given an opportunity to meet the older men. About the middle of September we held our first class meeting, electing a temporary President and Secretary for one month. Later the following officers were permanently elected: C. .). Pruitt, President; P. A. Roberts, Secretary; H. K. Herman, Treasurer: .1. ( ' . Collier, Poet; L. C. Holt, Historian. C. A. Ledford was elected to represent us on the Honor Committee; (i. L. billiard was chosen as manager of our class football team, and J. F. Gates, Captain. Just after chapel one morning the Senior Class in a body met us in Pullen Hall and put a proposition before us, that we and all Freshmen hereafter wear a cap of some kind during their Freshman year. The purpose of this was to create more college spirit and maintain class distinction. It was voted upon and carried unanimously that we should wear the caps. After interminable discussion we decided to wear a red cap with a white button on top, and the numerals " Hi " in front. We trust that some such custom will be continued always at A M. In athletics we have done exceptionally well. We furnished the ' Varsity football team with six of its besl men: Cooke, Champion, McHenry, Osborne, Rice, and Terry, of these 1 men, Cooke and McHenry winning monograms. There were several others who made the Scrubs and showed up well. In basket- hall we also did well, furnishing the quintet two men, Terry and Mason, both of whom did star work. Our outlook for baseball and track work is exceptionally bright at this writing. In class football we did not do so well, the Juniors defeat- ing us by the score of 6 to (), in a hard fought game; but we hope to redeem our- selves in baseball. We hope we will do as well in our four years of college life as we have done in athletics. Historian. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 107 fjort Course Clas M. W. Edmundson President G. L. Young Vice-President R. E. Lawrence Secretary-Treasurer J. F. Brothers Honor Committee jf irst gear Adams, J. F. Albritton, L. S. Alexander, N. Anderson, T. M. Andrews, F. B. Andrews, J. F. Aycock, W. B. Bradley, H. A. Brothers, J. F. Carlton, C. Chesson, E. S. Darden, W. A. Davis, J. S. Donnel, W. C. Edmundson, M. W. Ferrebee, S. S. Fields, M. W. Flora, H. A. Guion, O. H., Jr. Gunn, H. T. Haney, S. R. HlGHFILL, W. R. Hill, J. R. House, W. L. Hudson, H. L. Huntley, W. J. Jerome, F. D. Jordan, G. P. Kent, R. A. Klutz, F. S. Lawrence, R. E. LlVENGOOD, G. G. McCormick, D. H. McHenry, B. G. McKimmon, A. B. McKimmon, M. F. Manning, J. W. Miller, G. F. Millsaps, E. S., Jr. MlTCHNER, S. J. Moore, L. H. Moss, W. F. Pasour, C. L. Perry, J. C. Reeves, J. A. Rhyne, C. A. Rhyne, G. W. Robinson, J. A., Jr. Slagle, C. F. Smith, P. D. Smith, S. Sparrow, E. C. Speas, J. H. Stroud, B. Tarkenton, A. L. Trott, W. M. Ward, L. B. W ATKINS, H. T White, C. E. Young, G. L. H eronb gear Holt, D. R. Leffers, L. R. Pate, F. C. Pater, G. F. mm IlIIIIiasilBBIIIIIB Miss Brownie Giles WASHINGTON, N. C. Sponsor Battallion T. J. Hewitt Major Battallion 112 THE ACROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN «be pattaiton g tatf Commanbant W. G. Peace ( ' apian,, ( ' . A. C. Commissionrb ©fficrrsi T. J. Hewitt Major T. K. Pahiiisii ( ' aplaia and Adjutant H. D. Goodman Captain and Quartermaster flow Commissionrb Officers I). Y. Thorpe Sergeant M ajor .1. F. HUETTE ' alar Sergi ani 114 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN € )t pattalion The Battalion was organized September 6th, with six full companies and the hand. By the untiring efforts of our efficient and highly esteemed Commandant, Captain Peace, and the officers of the Battalion, the new men were .soon taught the knowledge requisite to becoming a soldier. At the beginning of the year the Armory was moved into its new quarters, the basement of Pullen Hall, which is a decided improvement over the old one, in that it is sufficiently large to have gallery practice, also to have delinquency drill indoors when the weather is bad. During the first two months the old men received instructions in aiming and sighting exercises, gallery and target practice. Drill was held five times per week in order to prepare for the annual competitive drill, which was held November 25th. Captain H. E. Eames, Twenty-eighth Infantry, United States Army, kindly acted as judge for the occasion. The pennant was awarded to Company B, commanded by W. H. Parker, while second honors went to Com- pany C, under the command of H. B. Briggs. The winning company was also given the right of way into the Armory during the entire session. The remainder of the first term was taken up in Battalion and Company drill. After Christmas, both close and extended order drill were held. Practice in normal attack was given, advance guards sent out and outposts established. The men were also given instruction in the nomenclature of the rifle. On the 15th of January the Battalion took its place in the Governor ' s inaug- ural parade, and it was decided unanimously that the cadets were the best drilled in the parade. About the middle of February, guard mounting, gallery and target practice were resumed and continued until the annual inspection in April, after which all drill was suspended. Miss M UtGARET AitMFIELD STATESVLLLE, N. C. Sponsor ' o. . I F. S. Hales Captain Co. A Company HI iloiiCommiSsiontl) (Officers First Sergeant J. Hakvey Si rgeants Blair, E. C. Roberts, J. M. Weatherspoon, E. II. Gill, R. A. Caldwell, R. O. Corporals Malloy, R. A. Parlier, R. G. Setzeh, B. W. Haddock, J. H. Jeannbtte. S. E. ©filters F. S. Captain .}. .}. Phillips First bit uli nant E. C. Latham Second Lit uli nant Miss Kathleen Petts KIGH POINT, N. C. Sponsor Co. . ' W. H. Parker Captain Co. B Company IB Jon Commissionti ©(f iters First Sergeant S. J. Cox Si rgeants Crane, I. R. Geitner, .1. G. H. John, L. A1.DROUP, E. V. Wrenn, 0. Z. ( ' orporals ( Ialdwell, K. M. Cherry, 1.. G. Gardner, L. W. ( rASKELL, W. H. Wadsworth, G. H . W. II. Parker W, 1! ( ' li mi NTS L. L. l) n. ©{ficrrS I ' d plain First Lieutenant S I Lit ' ill nant Miss Mabel A. lli I. IUREL SPRINGS, N. C. Sponsor Co C H. B. Briggs Captain Co. ' Company C ion Connnissiontb ©((iters First Sergeant D. D. Cox Si rgeanls Roberts, D. E. Nash, H. K. Tate, I). M. McNeelt, J. E. Perry, M. V. Corporals Hermon, V. R. WlTHERSPOON, II. K. Haywood, .1. W. Eldrjdge, C. P. Jones, F. C. Officers II- ! - Briggs Captain S. K. Keller First hit ulenant .J. 1 1. ] j. n kin Second Lieutenant Mi s Mark Bowles SIT. Ill II, IV, N. C. Sponsor ( ' " . I G. L. Bain Captain Co. D Company 5© ilon iCommissionrl) Officers First Si rgeant J. li. Buchanan Bailey, C. R. Rouse, E. P. Shaw. W. T. Smith, J. F. Miiiidv, W. 1 . Corporals Atkisson. L. C Brooks, R. ( ioNSTABLE, H. B. FEILD, R. H. Hendricks, (I. ;. Spencer, II. (Officers G L. Bain ( ' aplain B. A. Quicke] First Lii ulenani T. H. Haht Second Lieutenant -Miss Jennie Montgomery NKW null VNS, l.A. Sponsor ( ' o. E E. J. Jeffress Captain Co. E Company C ilou Comimssionrt) Officers First Si rgeant J. B. Rees Sergeants Fetzer, K. M. Hahshaw, II M. M. I ' haii., H. C. Ross, J. W. Smith, W. II. Morton, F. B. Corporals Denmark, L. P. Hooper, 1). L. Jefpers, G. 1 . Moody, T. J. Pack, R. A. Smith, Y. J., Jr. White, B, ©fftcrrs E. J. JeFFRESS Captain R. T. Mi:i. i First bieutt nani W . T. Nixok Second Lieutenant Miss Ku. Mabky ROANOKE, V A Sponsor Co. F G. T. Rowland Captain Co. F Company Jf ilon Coinmissionct) Officers First S rgeant J. Fontaine Sergeants Austin, B. O. Biberstein, II. V. Hi Ill.l.SiiN, II. TOWNSEND, .1. R. ( ' orpOTCLi8 Cotton, K. L. |) i i., 1.. A. Hall, .1. II Holt, 1 . R. Newcomb, R. T. Pinner, J. G. (Officers ( ' ,. T. Rowland Captain C. Wilson first Lieutenant !• ' . W. McComb Second Lu vit nant m .Miss ,li;ssii. Si ' i;. ci:h ITIONAL SOLDIERS ' HOME, VA. Sponsor Band W. C. Hopkins Captain Band Hje IBanb iion-Comnussionrl) Oihtive First Sergeant J. F. SCHENCK S rgt ants Cloyd, E. L. Pearsall, V. V. Lewis, V. I). JEWELL, W. L. Corporals Lewis, I. T. ( ' itllWDl ' .U, R. Nash, G. II (Dfftrns . ( ' Hopkins Captain 11. L. .Insi.vx First Lieutenant 144 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN ergeants " Austin, H. O. Bailey, C. R. Biberstein, II. 1 Blair, E. C. Burleson, H. Caldwell, R. O Cloyd, E. L. ( !r we, I. R. Fetzer, K. M. ( rEITNER, .1. G (ilLL, R. A. II IRSHAW, II. M II HUETTE, J. F. Jewell, Y. I.. John, L. Lewis, W. D. McNeeley, J. E. McPhail, II C Moody, W. L. Morton, F. B. Nash, II. K. Pearsall, V. V. Perry, M. V. Roberts, D. E. Roberts, J. M. Ross, J. W. Rouse, E. P. Shaw. V. T. Smith, J. F. Smith, W. H. Tate, D. M. Thorpe, D. V. TOWNSEND, J. R. Waldroup, E. Y. Weatherspoon, E. H. Wrenn, o. Z. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 145 Corporate B. Atkisson, L. C. Brooks, R. Caldwell, R. M Cherry, L. G. Constable, H Cotton, E. L. Crowder, R. Daub, L. A. Denmark, L. P. Eldridge, C. P. Feild, R. H. Gardner, L. W. Gaskell, W. H. Haddock, J. H. Haywood, J. W. Hendricks, G. G. Hermon, V. R. Hall, J. H. Holt, D. R. Hooper, D. L. Jeannette, S. E. Jeffers, G. L. Jones, F. C. Lewis, I. T. Malloy, R. A. Moody, T. J. Nash, G. H. Newcomb, R. T. Page, R. A. Parlier, R. G. Pinner, J. G. Setzer, B. W. Smith, W. J., Jr. Spencer, H. Wadsworth, G. H. Witherspoon, H. K. White, B. 146 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN " Company © " Commander in Chief V. C. Taylor ( ieneral M. Lifebock Major General W. II. Griffin Brigadier ( Ieneral W. B. Stover Adjutant General C. B. Stowe Colonel A. B. Clement Lieutenant Jolonel J. V. Johnson Major R. L. Sloan Adjutant and Captain R. V. Higgins Quartermaster and Captain P. D. Davis Commissary and Captain L. B. Knight Chief Musician W. D. Simpson Principal Musician . ' C. A. Bache Band J. B. Steele Chaplain C. G. Hall Chief Surgeon S. B. Svkes Hospital Corps C. F. Gore Captain R. M. Bailey First Lieutenant G. E. Kidd Second Lieutenant F. C. Smith Second Additional Lieutenant R. S. Maimi Sergeant Major V. P. Gwathmey Color Sergeant P. B. Ferebee First Sergeant D. C. Jeffrey Sergeant C. S. Andrews ( lorporal C. G. Spencer Private P. A. Holt Chef T. A. Cole Signal Corps F. S. Smith Artillery Corps L. L. Mkrritt Cavalry Troop D. B. Floyd Naval Reserve G. L. Arthur Electrician L. A. Ammon Orderly T. H. Pdrci i l Mascot T. K. Miai. Sponsor L. C. Hand JBtStvttvi ( ! YY. Brice J. B. Coward E. E. Hedrick J. 1. McCallum W. II. Svi.I.IYAN Circus Day at A M 150 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN gtfjlctic gtestoctatton Officers First T rm Second Term D. B. Floyd President S. B. Sykes C. F. Gore Vice-President W. T. Hurtt C. G. Spencer Secretary-Treasurer P. B. Ferebee Sllumni (Officers J. W. Harrelson, Graduate Manager It. II. Mi.iutiTT, Alumni Representative Y. ( ' . Eldridge, Assistant Alumni Representative Coaciies anb ifflanagers N. S. Lachicotte Manager ' Varsity Football Team Eddie L. Greene Coach ' Varsity Football Team J. E. McGeb Manager 1912 Baseball T eam Eddie L. Greene Coaeli 1912 Baseball Team V. C. Hopkins Manager 1913 Basketball Team E. D. Sanborn Coach 1913 Basketball Team B. L. Caldwell Manager 1912 Track Team Eddie L. Greene Coach 1912 Track Team THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 151 Itfjlettcs; Burtng tf)e §ear 1912 AN A% M. UNE-UP. In looking over the records of the A M athletic teams during the year 1912 there is much that satisfies. While the records of all of the teams do not measure up to the records of the teams of other years, notably football and baseball, still in track the Red and White did better than ever before and in basketball a good start was made. This sport, started in 1910, was this year recognized by The Athletic Council and was put on the same footing with the other teams, thus insuring the speedy development of this popular and valuable branch of ath- letics. Sorrow is mixed with pleasure in looking over the records of the season when it is realized that such brilliant athletes as Hartsell, Seifert, Robertson, and Staf- ford, men who placed A M athletics on a higher plane than ever before, and men who were leaders while in college, stepped off the athletic field at A M after having done a good work in the cause of athletics at their Alma Mater. Right here it isn ' t amiss to call attention to the fact and record for future athletics at A M to try to emulate — the wonderful pitching of Robertson, who during the season of 1911 established the world ' s college strike-out record when he fanned twenty-three Guilford College players on the local field. His record still stands as the greatest performance of its kind ever to fall to the lot of an amateur pitcher. By that one fell swoop " Dave " Robertson won a high place in the Athletic Hall of Fame that will remain secure to him. Basketball had not discarded its swaddling clothes when the season of 1912 opened and less than a half dozen games were played. The majority of the games 152 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN were losl I nit one notable victory was won from Trinity with heavy odds against A M. In track athletics the Red and White of A M was carried far to the front. More attention than ever before was given to this branch of athletics and the season was closed in a blaze of glory when third place was won by A M in the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association meet held in Baltimore, the few Red and White runners making a great showing against their old rivals. While the baseball team did not win as many games in 1912 as were won by tlic team of 1911, the team was by far the best in the State and made a won- derful record on the Northern trip, winning all five games — Lehigh, Washington Lee, and Catholic University being among the colleges defeated. The record made by the football team of 1912, while not measuring up to the records of former years, was superior to that of any other college in the State. At the hands of the wonderful Georgetown team A M suffered the first foot- ball defeat on the home grounds in eight years. No other team in fifteen years had piled up such a score against the A M eleven. But before the season was over that fighting spirit that is the pride of A M and that has made Red and White teams known and feared all over the South, came to the front and the show- ing made in the Thanksgiving game against Washington Lee ' s almost invincible team was one that every A M man is proud of. The naming of the athletic field and the raising of the athletic fee to an amount sufficient to admit students to all athletic contests at A M, were two of the important events of the athletic year 1912. A just tribute was paid the " Father of Athletics " at A M when the students unanimously selected the name of Riddick Athletic Field. By increasing the athletic fee a forward step was taken which has already meant much to athletics at A M. Considering the records of the four teams for the season of 1912 much is found that causes gratification and justifies the abiding faith A M men have in their athletic teams. Dixie Bowler. I MANAGERS lg-15 154 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN ' Varaitp Paseball 1912 I). W. Seipbrt Captain J. E. McGee Manager Edward L. Greene Coach F. D. Poisson R. M. Bailey Assistant Managers tEeam T. H. Stafford, Pitcher D. A. Robertson, Pitcher L A. Jaynes, Pitcher ' 1 ' . S. Tucker, Pitcher D. W. Seifert, Catcher R. E. Page, First Base F. E. Patton, Second Base E. P. Speer, Third Base Harry Hartsell, Shortstop A. A. Farmer, Center Field T. H. Stafford, Left Field D. A. Robertson, Left Field L. A. Jaynes, Right Field Substitutes L. V. LkGrand G. E. Trust 156 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN March is : March 20 : March 23 : March ' . ' 7 : March 20 : March 30 : April 1 : April 4 : April 5 : April 8 : April 10 : April 13 : April 15 : April 16 : April 18 : April 22 : April 23 : April 24 : April 25 : April 26 : April 27 : May 2 : May 9 : JfeeiM ecovb of 1912 A M Visitors Trinity Park Raleigh 8 1 ' iiaulia i ' llege Raleigh 7 1 Wake Forest Wake Forest Rain LaFayette Raleigh 9 1 Swart limine Raleigh 1 2 University Vermont Raleigh Amherst Raleigh Rain Eastern lollege Raleigh 3 6 Pennsylvania State College. Raleigh 2 7 Wake Forest Raleigh 3 1 University South Carolina Raleigh 10 2 Davidson ( Iharlotte 3 1 Wake Forest Raleigh 2 4 Davidson Raleigh 11 4 Guilford Raleigh 2 ( iuilford Ireensboro Rain Washington and Lee Lexington, Va 7 5 Catholic University Washington, D. ( ' 2 1 Ml. St. Marys Emmitsburg, M 1 14 6 Delaware College Newark, Del 11 7 Lehigh South Bethlehem, Pa 8 1 University Georgia Raleigh 2 Washington and Lee Raleigh 3 6 158 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN ' l arsttp jfootliaU eam N. S. LACHICOTTE Minimi, r W. T. Shaw, W. L. Jewell Assistant Managers II. M. Cool Captain Ed. L. Greene Coach tEcam P. D. Davis, Righl End E. B. Morton, Righl Tackle S. B. Stkes, Right Guard H. A. Plyler, Center C. C. Cook, Left Guard Y. T. Hitrtt, Left Tackle A. J. Phillips, Left End II. M. Cool, V. Champion, Quarterback D. C. Jeffrey, Left Halfback B. G. McHenry, Fullback C. G. Spencer, Right Halfback s% uustitutfs; Wm. Osborne Left Halfback m. B. Aycock Left Halfback II. I.. Hudson Right Halfback 160 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN ' IrXarstt-p (Eracfe QTeam G. R. Trotter Captain Ed. L. Greene ( ' om h B. L. ' I.I) ELL Mninnj, r L. L. Mkhhitt L. ( ' . Hand Assistant Managt rs ixccorb of (Cram W II. Si 1.1,1 n B. ( ). Potter D. A. Robertson Y. II. Sullivan B. ). Putter R. R. McIver E. B. Nichols R. R. McIver E. B. Nichols R. L. Boylin F. ( ' .Smith Et. R. McIver G. H. Troth it II. K. X ish I ( ' . Smith (1. R. Trotter R P. Harris I). A. Robertson 220-yards Hurdles 100-yaxds Dash 220-yards Dash Quarter Mile Half Mile I Ine Mile Two Miles B. 0. Potter T. R. Parrish N. D. Hargrove D. A. ROBERTSI IN 1 " . H. Houck I). A. Robertson Y. T. Hirtt D. B. Floyd Y. T. Hirtt I). B. Floyd II. M. Cool D. B. Floyd Y. T. Hl ' RTT W. T. Hirtt W. T. Grimsley P. ( ' . Smith 220-yards Hurdles I ' .road Jump Hifdi Jump Hammer Throw- Shot Put 1 iscus Polo Vault 162 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN ' Uarsrttp basketball Eeam 1913 V. C. Hopkins Manager E. D. Sanborn Coach E J. Phillips ( ' a plum A. A. Farmer J. B. Rees Axxintnnl Managers (Quintet ( ' . L. Terry, Center W. Sumner, Right Forward J. II. Mason, Loft Forward E. J. Phillips, Right Guard D. C. Jeffrey, Left Guard Substitutes B. K. McHenry, Center It. ( ). Austin, Forward Y. F. Morrison, Forward T. V. Huntlei , ( luard i. sborne, Guard 166 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Junior pasefoall Qttam 1911=12 V. R. Clements Manager R. M. Bailey Captain T. A. Colk, Catcher R. S. Matjney, Pitcher ( ' . 1 ' ' . Gore, First Has, ' A. C. Wilson, Second Base . I ' ( lw atiimicy, Shortstop W. R. Clements, Third Base P. D. Davis, W. H. Parker, Left Field R. M. Bailey, Center Field R. D. Goodman, Right Field 168 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN feopijomore paseball eam G. H. Anthony Manager W. 15. Foster, Pitcher {Captain) Zeb. Taylor, Catcher P. E. Sherrill, First Base I! A. Gill, Second Base H. M Harshaw, Third Base F. II. Kohloss, Shortstop M. L. LlVERMAN, Left Field F. L. Crawford, Center Field J H. Lequenec, John Harvey, Right Field 170 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Jf resfjman iPasfeball QTeam I.. A. Javnes Coach II. J. Dockery Captain leant E. L. Cotton, Catcher I. T. Lewis, Pitcher P. MALLETT, First Base W. Sumner, Second Base II. J. Dockery, Third Base R. W. Hamilton, Shortstop .1. F. Smith, Left Field R. K. Hatton ' , Center Field T. W. Huntley, Right Field Substitutes ; W. Commander J. C. Carpenter D. M. Tate 172 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Junior Jf ootball tEeam O. Z. Wrenn, Managi r W. B. Foster, Right Half Back {Captain) V. II. II. h.k. Left Half Hark W. ). Potter, R. (). Caldwell, Full Back T. W. NlCHOLLS, Quarter Bark J. B. Reese, Right End I. ' . Porter, Right Tackle D. W. Thorpe, Right Guard C. M. Brickhot se, Center I). D. Cox, Left Guard B, 0. A. stin, I-.i ' t Tackle J. J. Phillips, Left End Substituli 8 C M.Bailey J. G. H. Geitner E. B. Nichols 174 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN H opfjomore Jfootball 3Team 1913 J. B. Bruner, Jenter B. W. Setzek, Right Guard I. M. Rowu, Left Guard T. W. Huntley, Right Tackle {Captain) F. T. Gray, Left Tackle V. R. Hermon, Right End J. R. Williams, l.efi End D. T. Daii.kv, Quarterback C. P. Eldridge, Right Halfback G. L. .Ill fPERS, Left Halfback F. K. Kramer, Fullback [Manager) 176 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Mentor JBasfeetball QTeam D. C. Jeffrey Coach and Manager ( ' ( !. Hall Captain ' VarSitp ( ' . (i. Hall D. W. Seifert T. K. Mial C. F. Gore YV. R. Clements P. I). Davis Substitutes E. J. Jeffress A. B. Clement G. E. Kiud V. H Parker S. B. Howard F. S. Smith T. R. Parrish G. T linu LAND 178 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN WBIW ®Hfto— anb OTftp Ye who listen with credulity to the whisperings of Wisdom, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of lore; who expect that age will perform the promises of youth, and that the deficiencies of the day will be supplied by examination attend to the history of Rastus of Winston Hall. There once was a professor of the A M College who discovered a lonely pickaninny, and took care of him and sheltered him. Having confidence in the valor, courage and patriotism of the boy now grown to manhood, a thirsty West Raleighite last fall commissioned him to attend the Thanksgiving game at Nor- folk, and charged him above all things to bring back a pint of " red eye. " This he endeavored to do, but alas! as he slumbered on the return train at 2:00 a. m., another Senegambian deftly extracted the booze from the inside pocket and forth- with proceeded to load up. This lowborn thief sat down behind, and propped his feet on the back of the seat wherein our protege rested. In fact, his muddy shoe from time to time tickled the ear of his fellow passenger, who as often pro- tested loudly. Finally, with a snore that rose above the roar of the train, that strange negro sank back into the arms of Morpheus, dead to the world. As he did so his feet shot forward and knocked off the hat of the subject of our sketch. Smarting under the indignity, and still furious at the loss of his bottle, the vic- tim of this outrage sprang to his feet and fairly screamed with anger, " Come here, ' Fesser Clay, an ' Mr. Taylor an ' " Major " Rowland; come here, all you A M gemmuns and bear witness to de fac ' dat I cuts dis nigger ' s troat in self-defense. " Such is the dynamic character of George Washington MeWatermelon O ' Johnson Rastus. Born of humble parents, Rastus at the age of twenty-six has, by his own personal efforts, worked up to the position of second assistant janitor in one of our lesser important buildings. Frugal by nature, he never drinks wine at meals, seldom attends the theatre, and never pays more than 850 for a suit of clothes. Even a cheap cigar goes a long way with him. " Rastus, " said Professor Clay, " did you smoke that cigar I gave you last month? " " Yas, sir, ' Fesser, dat sutainly was a fine cigar; I ' se still smokin ' it. " " What, still smoking it? " " Yas, sir; you see it ' s dis way; when I goes to see my gal, I lights up dat cigar; and when I gits dar, I puts it out and puts it in my pocket fur de nex ' time. Yas, sir, I ' se still smokin ' it. " So methodical is he in the performance of his duties that under no circum- stances could he be induced to work for more than two hours per day. He simply THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 179 will not violate the habit of years. Such economy and fidelity to duty must have its reward. If Rastus does not soon rest in the shade of his own vine and fig tree, it will be because a heartless Building and Loan Association fancies his face less than do those who have long basked in the sunlight of his smile. s o — o ' 2 z c H 3 s c r. 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The Bull runs away with " Windy " Hart, " Gertie " Bain and " Babe " Quickel go to Bloomsbury Park. The Major and Adjutant appear in their new uniforms. Spencer puts up notice — " Pay your bill at the Book Store. " Charlie Jones opens up new joint. We defeat U. S. S. Franklin. " Pie " Arthur spends night on campus. We defeat Medical College of Virginia. Everybody goes to the Fair. Same as above. Same as above. .Mass meeting in Pullen Hall. " How bad are we going to beat George- town? " Holiday to see the Fair. The football game. Soft pedal, please. College starts again. We defeat Davidson. First Dress Parade. The Adjutant puts " Coupting " Hales on " 0. D. " " Major " Rowland trying to solve problem, " The Army or Roanoke, Virginia? " Army bound, " Major " Rowland. Two new street cars, first in ten years. History repeats itself; we defeat Wake Forest. In News niil Observer we see that Postoffices will he closed on Sun- day. Gore, Hales. Hopkins, Parker, and Rowland shed tears. " Red " Stowe goes to Chapel, as he has to see Dr. Hill later in the day. Flection day; Spencer votes for the first time. au ' t stand it any longer, mail won ' t do; Gore goes to Washington on business. " Bill " Simpson talks to Gore about Washington. Senior Class, Bart Fearing and " Pie " Arthur go to Chapel. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 187 Nov. 26 : Entire student body see team off to Norfolk. Nov. 27 : Students go to Norfolk; " Vallie " Hall to Mt, Olive; " Bessie " Parker to High Point, and " Tick " Hales to Statesville. Nov. 28 : Thanksgiving Day. We lose. Everybody ' s doing it, for he ' s a jolly good fellow. Nov. 29 : Back on campus. Dec. 1 : All save $3.50 on board. Very wealthy. Dec. 10 : Exams start. Arthur, Hall, Floyd, Stowe, and Taylor buy lamp and start to College. Dec. 12 : " Private " Floyd and " Kid " Taylor pass off Math conditions. Dec. 14 : " Major " Rowland goes to town. First offense. Dec. 18 : All go home. Dec. 25 : Merry Christmas to you all. Dec. 28 : " Kid " Taylor back on campus to remove condition on Math. Dec. 29 : " Vallie " Hall same and same. Jan. 1 : Happy New Year. 1913 a reality. Jan. 2 : Registration Day. Jan. 3 : Everybody resolves to study. Jan. 6 : " Bessie " Parker returns from High Point. Jan. 12 : Agromeck Board gets busy; " Jonnie " Rankin gets an Ad. Jan. 13 : " Red " Stowe on duty, Fayetteville Street. Relieved at seven p. m. so he can go to Meredith. Jan. 14 : Stover starts to wearing his derby every day. Jan. 15 : Battalion goes to Inauguration. Pictures made for " movies. " Jan. 18 : Great rejoicing; we win a basketball game. Jan. 20 : Nine a. m., Fayetteville Street; " Red " Stowe reports for duty. Eleven p. m., still on the job. Jan. 21 : " Private " Floyd works a problem in Hydraulics. Jan. 22 : Dr. Harrison tells the Seniors they are placing the College in a pre- carious condition. Jan. 23 : " Company Q ' s " pictures made. " Windy " Hart joins " Allen Gang. " Jan. 24 : Heavens be praised! University of North Carolina and A M resume athletic relations. Jan. 25 : " Elsie " Hand asleep again. Jan. 27 : " Bill " Simpson talks of going to Washington " on business. " " Snail " McComb goes to Chapel; also " Slats " Griffin; first offense. Jan. 28 : We have tender beef in the mess hall; first offense. Jan. 30 : " ' Rastus " has his picture made for the Annual. Jan. 31 : Dedication of new Y. M. C. A. Building. Feb. 1 : Agromeck goes to press. Thank God! 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S Local T. R. Hart, ' 13, L. L. 8 Athletics E. B. Nichols, ' 13, L. L. S Scientific M. L. Livkkman, ' 14, P. L. S Scientific W. C. Hopkins, ' 13, P. L. S Comics E. J. Jeffress, ' 13, L. L. S Exchanges T. L. Bayne, Jr., ' 14, P. L. S Literary L. L. Dail, ' 13, L. L. S Literary T. R. Parrish, ' 13 Y. M. C. A. 1 1 §»« 192 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN m)t »u §au ac •Cbitorial taff Felix S. Hales, ' 13 Editor in Chief Eenry K. Nash, .In., ' 14 Assistant Editor in ( ' hief associate Cbitors T. A. Cole, ' 13 Athletics C. B. Stowe, ' 13 Locals .]. W. .Iohnsox, ' 13 Comics Ralph A. Gill, ' 14 Junior Class L. C. Rosser, ' 15 Sophomore ' lass iflanagemrnt Walter C. Taylor, ' 13 Graham II. Anthony, ' 1 1 Business Manager Assistant Business Manager The Wau Gau Rac. 194 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Hen ar literary ls octetp Officers ■ ' all Tt rm J. B. S I ' rt sidt at E. I.. ( ' 1,1 11 1) Vice-President. .1 FoNTAIN] Si iii In i- I M. R. (Jiixhii.y Treasurer I.. L. Dad Critic R. D. ( Ioodm w Censor ... E. B. Nichols i ' haplain ( " !. L. Jeffebs . Sergeant at Arrr.i Spring Tt i m T. It. Hart .J. F. BUETTE .1 S. IluW Mill M. 11 QulNERLI E. B. Nichols . . . L. A. AMMON J. B. I!i i s T. Porter fcoll Alexander, H. M Albright, W. ( ' i i ' i . L. A Bailei II M Bi. mil E C. BoWDITCH, E. I). BOYLIN, F. P. Brickhouse ( ' M. Hi i.i.AUD. 11 Burleson, II. ( ' m.1) vi:i.i„ H ( . ' WII RON, I i M. ( Iarlton, C. I. ' i.m H, E. L. ( ' hatkh. S I ( !ri i ii i . i ; I ' ll. I. I I) mi. i.v. I). T. Davis, P. D. Dun VLDSON, 1(. B. Doub, I.. A. Eldridge, ( ' . P. I ' i.l Ik. . ( ' Fontaine, J. Fi mi ii n. II i ' I ' ll Ms. J. R. i Ioodm . I! I » Harris, J. V. Hart, T. R Haywood, F. T Hewitt, T. J. Higgins, K. V Hines, P. E. Holmes, T. II.. Jr IIuW Mill. J. S. Howard, P. N. Huette, .1. F. Jeffers, c;. I. Jeffress, E. .1 Jerome, F. I John, L. Johnson, .1 . .IiiIIN ii . 1. B .Illll -.. . Johnstone, V. .1. Kluttz, F. S. Liferock, M. Linds y, 1!. 0. Little, V. B. McPhail, II. ( ' Melvin, I! T Michaels, J. Monroi . T. G Ml K IKK. II. F. Myers, M. ;. Nichols, E. 15 Parrish, T. R. Perry, B. Porter, ' I " . Y, Quinerly, M. R. i; wii. p. Rees, J. B. Roberts, D. F R.OB] rts, P. A. Robertson, J. P. Sasser, I). F. Si 111. Ii H ' IKIi, ( ). M. Setzer, B. V. Shaw, W T. Sloan, K. Sparrow . E ( ' Spencer, C. ( ' ■. Si i i ii , .1. B. Stevens, .1. L. Mm i ii. W. B. Si kes, S. B. Thorp, I). W. Vann, C. I.. M.IIUIHl ' . E. W. I BB, G. II. i. ...ins. F. C. 196 THE ACROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Sullen Utterarp H octetp Officers Fall Tt rm Spring Term It. L. Sloan Presutt id C. F. Gore B. 0. Austin Vice-President W. R. Patton 0. Z. Wrenn Secrctnri M. L. Liverm n F. S. Smith Treasurer F. S. Smith C. F. Gore Critic C. G. Hall M. L. Livehmax Chaplain L. M. Craig W. C. Hopkins Censor R. L. Sloan V. W. Breeze Librarian P. B. Ferebee fflrmbrrs Adstin. B. O. Bailey, C. R. Bain, G. L. Bayne, T. L. Blanton, R. P. Breeze, V. W. Caldwell, W. G. Coble, E L. Craig, L. M. Doolittle, A .) Ferebee, P. B. Fetzer, K. M. Gore, C. F. Hail, C. G. Harris, R. P. Hopkins, W. C. Jewell, W. L. Jones, R. A. Kidd, C. E. Knox, W. C. Ledford, C. A. Liverman, M. I. Martin, Y. D. Mayes, G. F. Nathan, S. A. Patton, F. E. Patton, W. R. Pegram, I. C. Phelps, A. G. Pridgen, J. B. 1 ' ruitt, C. J. IU ' SSELL, ( ' . li SllI ' ERT, C. O. Sloan, R. L. Smith, F. C. Smith, F. S. Treyathan, J. Ware, J. 0. Wrenn, 0. Z. Jntcr =li onrti ZDrbatrrS, 1013 Pull n c. F. Gom H. L. Sloan Leazar J. B. Steele L. L. Ihii. - - Go 5 rag — 1 - o I 3 N o ra a a x z H a C =5 3 K Ci DC £ M rn 2 3 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 201 fflarsijals Senior Qtfaate, 1912 .1. B. Steele, Leazar, Chief Leazar Pullen R. Y. Higgins W. C. Hopkins W. T. Shaw W. C. Knox 202 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN goung jflen ' s Cfjrisittan iH soctatton Officers II. L. Joslyn President E. L. Ci.ovd Vice-President T. R. Parrisb Corresponding Seen lary S. B. Svkks Recording Secretary R. L. Sloan Treasurer .1. Y. Bergthold (lint nil Secri tary (Chairmen of Committe es J. B. Steele, Bible Study E. B. Nichols, Mission Study G. L. Bain, Social R. L. Sloan, Finance L. L. Dail, Religious Meetings L. A. Ammon, Membership E. L. Clovd, Publications abuisori ' Committee Prof. W. A. Withers, Chairman Col. Fred. A. Olds, Secretary Prop. H. E. Satterfield, Treasurer Prof. Wm. Hand Browne Hon. R. X. SlMMS Gen. C. A. Woodruff Mr. Jno. T. Pdllen Prof. Z V. Jodd Mr. II. L. Joslyn Mr. E. B. ( ' how Mb. R. 1.. Sloan 204 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN (Commencement ifflarsfjals, 1912 ( ' . (I Sl ' l Mil;, ' 13, ' ' tin I F. I). POISSON, ' 13 X. S. Lachicotte, ' 13 .1. 1 " . SCHENCK, Ml V. L. Jewell, ' 11 R. K. Hatton, ' 15 W. T. Grimsley, ' lo is igma j£u Itappa ££ igma Itappa lpf)a $t appa glpfja g tgma $f)t €ps!ilon aipfja Heta THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 205 igma J8u Chapter Holl Alpha: Virginia Military Institute Beta: University of Virginia Lambda: Washington and Lee University Psi : University of North Carolina Beta Tau: North Carolina A M College Delta Kappa: Delaware State College Sigma: Vanderbilt University Gamma Iota: State University of Kentucky Mu: University of Georgia Theta: University of Alabama Iota: Harvard College Kappa: North Georgia Agricultural College Xi: Emory College Eta: Mercer University Beta Theta: Alabama Polytechnic Institute Gamma Alpha: Georgia School of Technology Epsilon: Bethany College Beta Nu: Ohio LTniversity Beta Iota: Mt. LTnion-Scio College Gamma Pi : L ' niversity of West Virginia Delta Alpha: Case School of Applied Science Delta Zeta: Western Reserve University Gamma Beta: Northwestern University Gamma Gamma: Albion College Gamma Lambda: University of Wisconsin Gamma Md: University of Illinois Gamma Nu: University of Michigan Gamma Kho: University of Chicago Delta Theta: Lombard University Beta Mu: Iowa State University Gamma Sigma: Iowa State College Gamma Delta: Stephens Gamma Tau: University of Minnesota Delta Eta: University of Nebraska Nu: Kansas State University Rho: Missouri State University Beta Xi: William Jewell College Gamma Omicron: Washington University Delta Epsilon: Oklahoma University Upsilon: University of Texas Phi: Louisiana State rjniversity Beta Phi : Tulane University Gamma Upsilon : University of Arkansas Gamma Eta: Colorado School of Mines Gamma Kappa: University of Colorado Gamma Chi: LTniversity of Washington Gamma Zeta: University of Oregon Gamma Phi: University of Montana Delta Iota: Washington State College Beta Chi: Leland Stanford, Jr., University Beta Psi: University of California Pi: Lehigh University Beta Rho: L T niversity of Pennsylvania Gamma Theta: Cornell University Gamma Psi: Syracuse University Delta Delta: Pennsylvania State College Beta Zeta: Purdue University Beta Eta: University of Indiana Beta Upsilon: Rose Polytechnic Institute Beta Sigma: LTniversity of Vermont Delta Beta: Dartmouth Delta Gamma: Columbia University Delta Lambda: Brown University School of Technology 206 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN igma ftu Jfratrrnitp, founbfb at Virginia ffliUtarp Snstitutr, Jamiart ' 1, I860 Jkta Wau Chapter Established 1895 jf ratrfs in iirlit Dr. Joel B. Whitakeh William B. Jones William Boylan James McKlMMON Dk. Russel (1. Sherrill Charles E. Latta G. M. MacNidee William Bailey ( BOYDEN W vlter Clark Fred Connor Murray Allen John I.. Morson Arthur McKimmon ( ' n McKimmon Fitzhugh Lee Charles i. Keeble ( ' m. Williamson 2JnbfrgrabuatfS Class 1913 I III DERICK I)a is Poisson Class 191J, Graham Budson Anthony John Harvey, Jr. IlLMfi k N vsii, .Ik. John I " ' . Schenck Class 1916 BENR1 1 ' .. JONSTABLE Rondo K. Batton i i.i.i i S. Howell .1. Fh Smith I. oris W. Iardner William T. GRIMSLE1 Pierre Mallett W. Johnston Smith John X. Hackni i Class 1916 Oliver S. Anthonj William S. McKimmon 1 1 i;hv II. Waters Publication : " The I )elta. " ' ■ ilors : Black. « Inii . and gold. 208 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN S igma J?u gUumm Chapters Birmingham Pine Bluff Little Rock Los Angeles Denver Washington Atlanta Indianapolis Davenport Louisville Lexington Montgomery Baton Rouge Baltimore San Francisco Detroit Minneapolis Pueblo Columbia St. Louis Chicago Charlotte Raleigh Des Moines Wilmington Canton Shelbyville Cleveland Toledo Boston Pittsburg Wilkinsburg Kansas City Nashville Dallas New York Spokane Wheeling Salisbury Columbus Portland Philadelphia Seattle Milwaukee V THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 209 appa g tgma Chapter Eoll Psi: University of Maine Alpha Lambda: University of Vermont Alpha Rho: Bowdoin College Beta Alpha: Brown University Beta Kappa: New Hampshire College Gamma Delta: Massachusetts Agricultural College Gamma Epsilon: Dartmouth College Gamma Eta: Harvard University Pi: Swart hmore College Alpha Epsilon : University of Pennsylvania Alpha Kappa: Cornell University Beta Iota: Lehigh L ' niversity Gamma Zeta: New York LTniversity Gamma Iota: Syracuse University Alpha Alpha: University of Maryland Alpha Beta: Pennsylvania State College Alpha Eta: George Washington University Alphi Phi: Bucknell University Beta Delta: Washington and Jefferson College Beta Pi: Dickinson College Zeta: University of Virginia Eta: Randolph-Macon College Mu: Washington and Lee University Nu: William and Mary College Upsilon: Hampden-Sidney College Beta Beta: Richmond College Delta: Davidson College Eta Prime: Trinity College Alpha Mu: Uni versity of North Carolina Beta Upsilon: North Carolina A M College Beta: University of Alabama Alpha Beta: Mercer University Alpha Tau: Georgia School of Technology Beta Eta: Alabama Polytechnic Institute Beta Lambda: University of Georgia Gamma: Louisiana State University Sigma: Tulane University Alpha Upsilon: Millsaps College Theta: Cumberland University Kappa: Vanderbilt University Lambda: University of Tennessee Phi: Southwestern Presbyterian University Omega: University of the South Beta Xu: University of Kentucky Alpha Zeta: University of Michigan Alpha Sigma: Ohio State University Beta Phi: Case School of Applied Science Gamma Xi: Denison University Chi: Purdue University Alpha Gamma: University of Illinois Alpha Pi: Wabash College Alpha Chi: Lake Forest University Beta Epsilon: University of Wisconsin Beta Theta: University of Indiana Gamma Beta: University of Chicago Alpha Psi : University of Nebraska Beta Mu: University of Minnesota Beta Rho: University of Iowa Gamma Lambda: Iowa State College Alpha Omega: William Jewell College Gamma Omicron: University of Kansas Beta Gamma: LTniversity of Missouri Beta Sigma: Washington University Beta Tau: Baker University Beta Chi : University School of Mines Gamma Nu: Washburn College Xi : University of Arkansas Gamma Kappa: University of Oklahoma Iota: Southwestern University Tau: University of Texas Beta Omicron: University of Denver Beta Omega : Colorado College Gamma Gamma: Colorado School of Mines Beta Zeta: Leland Stanford, Jr., University Beta Xi: University of California Beta Psi : University of Washington Gamma Alpha: University of Oregon Gamma Theta: University of Idaho Gamma Mu: Washington State College 210 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN fcappa § igina Jfratermtp: jfounbcb at tfir tLlniurrSitP of ?Bologna in 1400, anb rstatolisljcb in ainrrica at tfjr 23niucrsiti of Virginia, Demntjfr, 1869 Peta Upsilon Cijapter Installed February ■_ ' :;, l ' .Mi:; Jfratrrs in 2Jrur Claude Barbee A. S. Brower R. A. Brown S. B. Coley E. E. Culbreth Dr. T. X. Ivm U.S. Lee L. T. Lee John McDonald F. N. McDowell II. E. Norms P. N. PlTTENGER H. L. Smith E. Y. Thornton J. Cooper Young Jfratrcs in facilitate Prof. C. L. Mann Prof. I. Schatjb ff rabtiate g tubent X. (i. Fetzer Hnbcrgrabtiatfs Class of 1H14 William Bennett Little, Jr Karl McAtee Fetzek Warren LaFayette Moody William Thomas Shaw, Jr. Zebulon Whitehurst Taylor ' lass of 1915 Herbert Jennings Docker ' s William DeVane Faison Milton Lee Correll Ch Henry Wadsworth Class of 1916 William Shaw Corbitt Edwin Ferebee Morgan Richard Joshua Lake Henry Rankin Publication : " The Caduceus. " Colors : Scarlet, white, and emerald. 212 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN £Uumni Chapters of appa ig;ma Boston Buffalo Ithaca New York Philadelphia Scran ton Schenectady Norfolk Lynchburg Newport News Concord Richmond Washington Wilmington Durham Kinston Mobile Atlanta Birmingham ( lhattanooga Montgomery Savannah Seattle Covington Portland Memphis Omaha Jackson Columbus Nashville Ileveland ( Ibicago Louisville Pittsburg Milwaukee I anville Indianapolis Little Rock Fort Smith Kansas City Jackson Pine Bluff St . Louis Texarkana New ( lilrans Ruston Yazoo City Vicksburg Waco Los Angeles Denver Salt Lake City San Francisco Oklahoma City Spokane Greensboro Danville THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 213 llappa llpfja Chapter ol( Alpha: Washington and Lee University Gamma : University of Georgia Epsilon : Emory College Zeta: Randolph-Macon College Eta: Richmond College Theta: University of Kentucky Kappa: Mercer University Lambda: University of Virginia Ntr: Alabama Polytechnic Institute Xi: Southwestern University Omicron : University of Texas Pi : University of Tennessee Sigma: Davidson College Upsilon: University of North Carolina Phi: Southern University Chi : Yanderbilt University Psi: Tulane University Omega: Central L T niversity of Kentucky Alpha Alpha: University of the South Alpha Beta: University of Alabama Alpha Gamma : Louisiana State University Alpha Delta : William Jewell College Alpha Zeta: William and Mary College Alpha Eta: Westminster College Alpha Theta : Transylvania University Alpha Iota: Centenary College Alpha Kappa : University of Missouri Alpha Mu: Millsaps College Alpha Nu: The George Washington University Alpha Xi: University of California Alpha Omicron: University of Arkansas Alpha Pi: Leland Stanford, Jr., University Alpha Rho: West Virginia University Alpha Sigma: Georgia School of Technology Alpha Tao: Hampden-Sidney College Alpha Phi: Trinity College Alpha Omega : North Carolina A ifc M College Beta Alpha: Missouri School of Mines Beta Beta: Bethany College Beta Gamma: College of Charleston Beta Delta: Georgetown College Beta Epsilon: Delaware College Beta Zeta: University of Florida Beta Eta : LTniversity of Oklahoma Beta Theta: Washington University Beta Iota: Drury College 214 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN kappa aipfja jf ratcrnitp £Upfja mega Chapter Kstablished 1903 jf ratrcs in Slrut Dr. II. A. Roysteb V. W. Vass S. F. Telfair Dr. R. S. McGeachi Change Ashe C. T. McDonald R. T. BoYLAN F. M. Thompson E. C. Smith L. M. Goodwin L. M. Smith I. G. Riddick J. L. Pickel V. C. Harris ( ;. A. Smith J. L. West Y. B. A} cock I. G. Riddick, Jr. J. C. Primrose Dr. Carl McC ' Dr. J. F. Brewster Jf ratrrs in Jfacitltatr Dr. T. P. Harrison Y. C. Riddick R. P. Latani; Unbergrabuatcs Class wis Winston Payne ( Iwathmf.y ( ' lass 1914 Howard Melton Cool Thomas Winston Xicholls Thomas Livingston Batne Arthur Jefferson Phillips, Jr. Roger Jerome Franklin Richard Eastward Page ' lass 1915 Drew Sugg Harper Buxton White Noah Buhfoot. Jr. Harold Clay Foreman Victor Arthur R,h i John Hubbard Hall, Jr. Robert Timberlake Newcomb ' lass 1916 Thomas Fitzgerald Gray Richard Seawell Hinton Reid Allison Page Publications : " Kappa Alpha Journal, " " Special Messenger " (Secret) Colors : Crimson and old gold. 216 THE ACROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN appa lpfja gllumm Chapters Alexandria, La. Anniston, Ala. Atlanta, Ga. Baltimore, Md. Baton Rouge, La. Birmingham, Ala. Boston, Mass. ( ' anal Zone Centreville, Miss. ( ' harleston, S. C. Charleston, V. Va. Charlotte, N. C. ( !hattanooga, Tenn. Chicago, 111. Columbia, S. C. Columbia, Tenn. Columbus, Ga. I mi Smith, Ark. Hampton, Newport News, Va. Battiesburg, Miss. Houston, Texas Huntington, W. Va. Ithaca, X. Y. Jackson, Miss. Jonesboro, Ark. Kansas City, Mo. Knoxville, Tenn. Lexington, Ky. Little Rock, Ark. Los Angeles, Cal. Memphis, Tenn. Muskogee, Okla. Nashville, Tenn. New Haven, Conn. New Orleans, La. New York City Norfolk, Va. Paris. Tenn. Petersburg, ' a. Portland, Oregon Raleigh, N. C. Richmond, Ya. Salt Lake City San Antonio, Texas San Francisco Savannah. ( la. Selma, Ala. Shreveport, La. Spartanburg, S. C. Springfield, Mo. St. Louis, Mo. Talladega, Ala. Tallahassee. Fla. Tampa, Fla. Washington, D. C. Wilmington, Del. THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 217 $t appa llpfja Chapter Eoll Alpha: University of Virginia Beta: Davidson College Gamma: William and Mary College Delta: Southern University Zeta: University of Tennessee Eta: Tulane University Theta: Southwestern Presbyterian University Iota: Hampden-Sidney College Kappa: Transylvania University Omicrox: Richmond College Pi: Washington and Lee University Tatj: University of North Carolina Upsilon: Alabama Polytechnic Institute Psi: North Carolina Agricultural College Omega: Kentucky State University Alpha Alpha: Trinity College Alpha Gamma: Louisiana State University Alpha Delta: Georgia School of Technology Alpha Epsilox : North Carolina A M College Alpha Zeta: University of Arkansas Alpha Eta: University of State of Florida Alpha Iota: MilLsaps College Alpha Kappa: Missouri School of Mines Alpha Lambda: Georgetown College Alpha Mu: University of Georgia Alpha Nr: University of Missouri Alpha Ni: University of Cincinnati Alpha Omicron: Southwestern University Alpha Pi: Howard College Alpha Rho: Ohio State University Alpha Sigma: University of California Alpha Tau: University of Utah Alpha Upsilon: New York University 218 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN $i kappa Sllplja Jfraternttp Jfonnbcbat tl)t ©niuersitp of Virginia, ittarcf} 1, 1868 glpfja Cpgtlon Cljapter Installed 1904 jf rates in Urtoc Franklin McNeill John A. Park Julian Frasier Joseph Boushall Dr. A. V. Knox John Knox Grimes Cow per Hubert R. Holding Unbergrabnates C1088 1913 " . S. Lachicottb J. ). Rankin H. B. Briggs P. H. Park J. W. Griffith J. B. Bruner lass 1914 Class 1915 H. B. Norris Wilbur Sumner W. H. Gaskill Class WW G. H. Webb R. T. Cottam (i. L. Lillard Publications : " Shield and Diamond, " " Dagger and Key " (Secret) Colors : Garnet and gold. Flower : Lily of the valley. 220 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN |3t iUppa glpfja 2Uumni Chapters Richmond White Sulphur Springs Norfolk New Orleans Knoxville Lexington ( Ipclika Salisbury Birmingham Hattiesburg Spartanburg Pensacola Memphis ( Iharlottesville Charleston Fort Smith Dillon Lynchburg Dallas Gainesville Raleigh Charlotte Muskogee Nashville m j$ § iiife A j§ M THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 221 tgma $fji €p£tlon Cijapter oll Alpha: Richmond College West Virginia Beta: West Virginia University Illinois Alpha: University of Illinois Colorado Alpha: University of Colorado Pennsylvania Delta: University of Pennsylvania Virginia Delta: College of William and Mary Xorth Carolina Beta: North Carolina A M Ohio Alpha: Xorthern Ohio University Indiana Alpha: Purdue University Xew York Alpha: Syracuse University Virginia Epsilon: Washington and Lee University Virginia Zeta: Randolph-Macon College Georgia Alpha : Georgia School of Technology Delaware Alpha: Delaware State College Virginia Eta: University of Virginia Arkansas Alpha: University of Arkansas Pennsylvania Epsilon: Lehigh University Ohio Gamma: Ohio State University Vermont Alpha: Norwich University Alabama Alpha: Alabama Polytechnic Institute North Carolina Gamma: Trinity College Xew Hampshire Alpha: Dartmouth College District of Columbia Alpha: George Washington University Kansas Alpha: Baker University California Alpha: University of California Nebraska Alpha: University of Nebraska Washington Alpha: Washington State College Massachusetts Alpha: Massachusetts Agricultural College Ohio Delta: University of Woostei New York Beta: Cornell University Rhode Island Alpha: Brown University Michigan Alpha: University of Michigan Iowa Alpha: Iowa Wesleyan University 222 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN igma pji (Cpsilon Jfratcrnttp, founbcb at irljmont College, 1900 iSortfj Carolina peta Cljapter Established al North Carolina A i M College 1905 jf ratres in Wlrbt Willis Smith E. M. Myatt, Jr. W. F. Brock M. W. Woodard, Jr. Jfratre in facilitate Hakuv St. ( Ikimiiik Tuikeh Unbcrrjratniatcs ( ' toss 1913 John Bartlett Fearing LeRoy Cohbett Hand Felix Stanton Hales Class V. r, I hi. Raymond Cranio Edgab Clark Latham Ralph Allison Gill Gilvin Theodore Roth Roney Melton High ( lass 1916 Lester Durrett Coltrane, Jr. John Gay Pinner Frank Kipp Kramer Frank Wilson Proctor George Harold Nash Talmage Vernon Rocedelle Leonard White, Jr. Class 1916 T. H. Holmes C. H. Morris Publication : " Sigma Phi Epsilon Journal. " ( ' oi.oiis : Purple and led. 224 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN tpta $fn €p£tlon Alumni Cfjaptera Norfolk Greenville Greensboro Chicago Philadelphia Richmond Lexington Asheville Washington New York Charlotte A M Defeats Carolina in Basketball February 22nd The Wau Gau Rac. OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND MECHANIC ARTS. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. Vol. II. No. 23. WEST RALEIGH, N. C, SATURDAY. MARCH 32, 1913. Price $1.50 Per Year. The Faculty in Vaudeville THIRTEEN GREAT ACTS All New and Showing Some of the World ' s Greatest Freaks, Brought Together Under the Management of One Man Who HasBeen Striving for Years to he Able to Say, " Fellow Citizens, I Have ' em Here. " By College Theatre Press Agent Coming soon, the greatest acts ever shown in vaudeville and also some of the world ' s widest known freaks. They will all be shown at the College The- atre and will be well worth the price of admission. Tickets can be secured at the College Book Store. Make your reservations for seats immedi- ately . In view of the fact that this is the first time that the Faculty Vaudeville Show has ever had the chance of appearing at A M, I will impose upon your good nature to tell you a few of the little stunts that are per- formed by these great personages and also a little of their history. So dear, gentle and kind reader, please be patient, as we are about to start on this little story and we hope you will be able to derive therefrom, no, not a formula, but enough amusement to be willing to part with a mere por- tion of your " tin, " to witness the com- ing events. As a head liner we place " Daniel Harvey, " the smallest man in the country to hold so elevated a posi- tion. He with his jokes that Noah laughed at while in the Ark, will try to keep you awake for a few moments, and he will wind up by saying. " Gen- tlemen, it is for the good of the college and the Legislature is in session. " Following tin., lair specimen of humanity comes " Wallace Carl, " the long distance weed chewer of the world. Gentlemen, it is without pre- varication that I make this state- ment, " Wallace Carl " can. with two plugs of the weed in his face, per- form the following stunts: Lecture to Seniors, talk athletics, and refuse to advance money for the scrub team to make a trip, all in one shot, and then can wind up with a double act of taking Coca-Cola and expectorat- ing twenty-seven and one-tenth feet in a hole of one-half inch diameter. good folks, this one sight is well worth the price of the show. The third act is that of " Tommy, ' ' the eternal Borer. This specimen of humanity is one of the original mem- bers of the Boring Society, founded in America, and with some of his classy English stories will entertain you for a few moments in his " wishy- washy " way. Next, good people, we call your attention to the wonder of the age, the man who started a little saying that has been his motto through life, " Promptness is a rare virtue. " This man was captured in the past age by chemists and he absorbed enough of this matter to ruin his smelling appa- ratus. But with all this he is a good one and can find sometimes a new joke to tell his audience. They run something thusly, — " What will make more noise under a fence than one pig? " (Pardon the outburst of cheers) the answer is not two pigs but a hog. Now. as we get this far, we will tell you of the greatest act of the age, that of " T Foot. " This human was imported from England and by the continuous stumping of his die on " H ' s " he has contracted a walk ' that will place the modern contor- tionist in one of the worst states of envy ever. Therefore we have to be very careful how this person walks about the streets. William Tell was some man, but he is not in the same class with " William Hand. " This person derived his name from some of his people, why, we know not, because we were not there when : this cognomen was attached to him. He is one of the best acts with the i show and will tell how he has mod- ernized the use of electricity, with the assistance of " Buz. " Their act con- sists of ringing an electric bell by the the use of a battery. " Howard Ernest " will appear next, ami this mechanical personage can per- form stunts that are almost human- like. He has been taught to eat. sleep and walk, and also to grade papers, and with a few more years ' training he will be able to take his place in the world as a man who, although a piece of machinery, can do all of the work that is required of him. " Smile and the world smiles with you, frown and it is the same as 1 night. " (Shakefellow). The above lit- tle song goes with the act of " Sunny Jim, " the smiling wonder. This fel- low was captured in the woods and brought to civilization, where he was clothed and shod, and has remained so to this day. His smiles are evi- Continued on Page Two The Wau Gau Rac PI BUSHED WEEKLY ,.i ill. ' ililii ic ssociatioD mi the North Carolina College oi inn- and Mechanic Entcri oond-clasa mattei at the postoffii e at West Raleigh ' , N. C Subscription Price, J1.B0 pel Payable in Advance EDITORIAL STAFF. Felix S. Hales Editor in Chief Henry K Nash, Jr., ' 14 Assistant Editor in Chief ASSOCIATE EDITORS T. A. Cole, ' 13 Athletics ( ' , 1 ' ,. Stowe, ' 13 Locals J. W. Johnson, ' 13 Comics Ralph A. Gill Junior Class L. C. Rosses Sophomore Class MANAGEMENT. alteb C. Taylob, ' 13 . Bus. Mgr. Graham H. Anthony, ' 14, Assistant Bus. Manager Communications and items of interest an- solicited from Alumni and friends of the College The writer ' s name should ac- r-ompuny all coninumical ion . Advertising rates made Known on appli- cation. Checks ami money orders should be made payable to the business manager, and all business communications should be addressed to him. Subscribers will please notify the manager of any change o f address. Wau-Gau-Rac, Gau-Rac, Gau-Rac, Wau-Gau-Rac, Gau-Rac, Gau-Rac, Carolina Poly tech! Boom Rah! Boom Reel A M, X. ( ' .! Editorials Again we urge you t pay your sub- scriptions tu the Waii diiu Rac. The editors have no apologies to make for the limited amount of read- ing matter in this the last issue of the 11 1(1 Gau line, for we know that nobody will have little enough sense I " trail it. It is with pleasure that we Dote the fact that the Freshman caps have come, anil wo congratulate the Fresh- men for being Freshmen, so that they ran wear these put ly rap-. We iln mil feel justified in criticis- ing " Charlie " on account of his slick and gnasy counter, for it is with hungry stomachs that we approach his joint in search of " hot.-d pie. Owing to the fart that the Legisla- ture is in session, we dare not speak above a whisper for liar they will hear us anil thereby cut off our appro- priation. We feel it our duty to censor Neil O ' Brien for pointing his finger at our famous Chemical Trio when he ren- dered his little solo, " No mattei- how homely, there ' s no face like your own. " It is with profound sorrow that we note the passage of the Webb Bill We congratulate our former President for exercising such good judgment when he vetoed this bill. Honorable Senators and Congressmen, you are responsible for the fact that Virginia ' s revenue is tut short, and to you l he manufacturers of private distilleries are indebted. The Faculty In Vaudeville I ( lontinued from page I ) dent always and he is known to have worn one from the time of his birth. Next, ladies and gentlemen, comes one of the leading features of the bill, that of " Robert L. " This personage will prove to you that he is without doubt the most absent minded person in the world. He is known at one time to have been out in the rain and going home instead of getting in bed put his umbrella there and he stood up in the corner of the room all night. This alone will make any person come to the show. He will also try to demonstrate the use of the fourth dimension, but he forgets every time where he left off at the last perform- ance, SO he has to " treat them simul- taneously " and start all over again. ' Willis Grandy, " the military man. This handsome fellow, who has a head of hair of the scarlet hue, will tell of his trials and tribulations while with the people of the Philippines, and he will also vouch for the fact that the remark made by Sherman is in every respect true. Ah, litis act. Well, my dear seat fillers, here is i he College Magician. lie can make money go farther than any one person in this great show. i allow him to look after the cur- rency ami lo keep straight the finan- cial arrangements ' if the Company. lb answers to the name of " Arthur Finn, " and when pushed very hard Can, with his tricks of magic, put KellaX ami some Of the others in the shade. He will do the great act of taking a glass of water and making it disappear down his throat and at the same lime snap his fingers. Next we call your undivided atten- tion to ' T. G. " the Wonder! The man who sits all the time and wears a blank expression and will sometime! say, " Gentlemen, the mad to town leads through my office. " He is billed with this slum as the fat man, though he can do several other stunts, but owing to the limited amount of space we are unable to tell you of his ability. The leading feature of this act is a little remark, " Well, I will write it in the book that way. ' ' Last but not least comes one who Cannot be Classed with the above, but we carry him as a bodyguard for the freaks. This chocolate colored man answers to the name of " Allen, " and when the bell is ringing he is always ready to go an errand for any of the members of the troupe. With this little introduction, fellow citizens, I hope when this show arrive! in our fair city, you will be able to go down in your clothes and have the time of your life and say, " Thanks for the chance, Mr. Manager, I would not take a ' William ' for the show. " THE STUDENT A fool there was and ho wont to college. (Even as you and 1 1 To a plaoo to play and gel knowledge. (We call it a college because we don ' t care But the fool, he spent all of his money i here (Even as you and 1 1 Oh! Tin- years « ■ waste and tin- money we w:i t And the work of our head and hand, Belongs to tin ' person who has gray hair (And we spent the monej to beat the band] But they did not understand, A fool there was and his time tu- spent. (Even as you and I) Honor and faith and sure intent (And ii wasn ' t the least « hut the Faculty mean i I Bvit a fool must follow his natural bent (Even aa you and It Oh! The classes we cut and the books wc lorn And the excellent things we planned, Belongs to tin- man who did not know why (And now we know Ik- never knew why) And did not understand, The fool was stripped of his foolish pride (Even as yon and I ) Which he might have seen hut never tried (And it is on ricord thai in- lied and lied] So to bide Ins Bhame I ften got pied (Even as you and 1 1. And it isn ' t tin- shame and it isn ' t the blame That stingy like B white hot lirand. oming to know as the years roll by [We did not Btudy and we heave a si h But wv did not undi-i -I und LOCALS There is a report circulating around the campus that a prominent Senior with hair of a reddish hue was found in his loom with a book before him one night. The person thus charged wishes to make the statement that such rumors are false, as he was down town. Several Juniors have been to Chapel of late. We wonder why? It is reported that " Slick " Gwath- rney went to Chapel one morning. He denies the report. Charlie Hall failed to report to Tyree ' s Studio Saturday. The Freshman raps have come. " Pie " Arthur spent last evening on the campus with his beloved room- mate, " Tub. " It is reported by the Textile Seniors that " Windy " Hart tried to turn the elevator of the Realty Building into a " Pay as you enter " car, while in Charlotte. In the late " Looking pretty contest " Mr. Burfoot, of the Freshman Class, carried off first honor. To the surprise of the students, " Elsie " Hand arrived on class before the second signal of the whistle. We regret to know that Amnion | suffered a stroke of lockjaw after the Y. M. C. A. house warming. Great excitement prevailed in the dining hall when it was reported that tender steak was being served. The steward came to the rescue by declaring the charge to be false. We are glad that the Junior Class J has cleared itself of the debt to Giersch ' s Cafe. Prof. Pitts, our new Math. bore, is showing up well and the prospects are that he will equal the record of our long since departed friend " Mike. " The steward was wearing a large smile the other day. The excuse, we soon discovered, was that " Rubber " Jeffress was absent from dinner. This is a great saving to the boarding department. To our deep regret we in deep sor- row do bow our heads and shed an infinite number of tears over the loss of the mother of A. Vinegar, our esteemed companion. The poor lady was discovered dead. The cause — lack of water. CARDS BRASS WANTS Wanted: A hat. — Prof. Brown Wanted: A chew of the weed. — Prof. Riddick. Wanted: A kiss.— Geo. E. Ividd. Wanted : Ten good musicians for my band. — " Pie " Arthur. For Sale : A complete set of worn out band instruments. Apply to A M College. All grades, from newest shades, to that used in years gone by. Personal: I wish to hear from Laurel J. B. Steele. Springs ._ H . H . B. Wanted: To be a Society Leader. — Lewis Knight. Lost: While returning from Char- lotte, my heart. Finder please return to me at once, as I need it badly. — C. G. Hall. KEEP CLEAN Soap, all grades, from lye to " Kash me Boka. " C. A. Bache SIGHT SEEING TOUR I We are in a position to personally conduct tours to all parts of North [ Carolina. Nelson Parker. HOW TO GROW HAIR ON A BALD DOME We are in a position to furnish special treatment to all persons suf- fering from Baldness of the Cranium. Hair will grow in a very short time. Try a dose. . Bain Quickel HOW TO LEG A treatise on the subject of Grap- pling a professor by the pedal extremity without the use of hooks or sand- paper. This book contains a minute description of all branches and if your gray matter is not capable of taking all of this book in at once, we will give a personal demonstration. The Hart-Parrish-Rowland Co., Ltd. AGENTS WANTED You can make from $1.00 to any amount per day selling " The Trials ! and Tribulations of Procuring a Spon- sor. " This book is just ready for the public and is the work of T. J. Hewitt, assisted by his able colleague, G. L. Bain. Write for sample and rates. The Tubbie Publishing Co., West Raleigh, N. C. FOR RENT A pair of my cast off shoes Suit- Modern able for light house keeping conveniences, including gas. Apply to " Feet " Phillips, 1911 Dormitory Wanted: A Postmistress. — " Kibe " Higgins. Wanted: A wife with plenty of money and too proud for me to work. " Bob " Mauney. Wanted: To correspond with some nice good looking young lady. Must have plenty of money. Send photo if interested. Object matrimony .-E. D. Bowditch. For Sale: Note Books, Drawing In- struments, and anything you need. " Ruble Isaac " . " Is it not. " Wanted: Some one to lend me a dress suit, including all accessories, and manners to go with it, also spe- cific directions as how to don the out- fit.— R. L. Sloan. Reward : I will personally reward the person or persons who can bring before me the parties who have tried to place the College in a precarious condition. — Dr. T. P. H. For Sale: Get my book, " How to Make Love. " — Bill Simpson. For Sale: An old cloth hat. Will do for a bed spread or table cover. — " Elsie " Hand. Lost, Strayed or Stolen: My paja- mas. When last seen were under the bed. — " Sis " Hopkins. Reward: For the arrest and convic- tion of the party who rode my motor- cycle. — " Speed King " Coburn. COLLEGE DIRECTORY Senior Class C. G Spencer President D. B. Floyd Vice-President I ' . 1) Davis Secretai E. .1 Jeffress Treasurer Junior ' lass W. R. PattoD President Z. W. Taylor Vice-President James Fontaine Sec.-Treas Sophomore ( Tass B. W. Setzer Pre tdi at 1. T. Lewis Vice-President I). T. Dailey Secretary R. P. Harris Treasurer I ' n slnmm Class ' . J. 1 ' ruiit Pre. ident Win. Osborne Vice-President P. A. Roberts Secretary E. K. Herman Treasurer Short Course ' ' lass M. W. Edmundson President G. 1.. Young Vice-President R I !. Lawrence See -Tteas. Publications W ' iiii ( ' mil Urn- F. S. Hales Editor in Chief . ' . Taylor. . Business Manager l!ul and Whil: K. T. Melvin Editor in Chief ' . F. iore Business Man ,-el Agromeck T. J. Hewitt Editor in ( ihief .1 ()- Rankin . Business Manager C. G. Hall Asst. tins. Mgr. Literary Societies Pull n IAU rary Socii ty ' ■ L. (lore President W. R. Patton Vice-President M. L. Liverman Secretary !■ ' . s. Smith Treasurer 1 .i or T. R. Hart President J. P. llllelte ViC | ' i .1 S Howard. . . Seci M R. Quinerly, Treasurer ocii lii P. Swathmey President M. Liferock . .Vice-President 1 ' . D. Davis Secretary T. J. Hewitt. Treasurer Electrical Engineering Sum ty s. B. Sykes President i: s Mauney Vice-President J. W. Johnson Sec.-Treas. Mechanical Engineering Society II. B. Briggs President P. W. McComb Vice-President !• ' . S. Smith Sec.-Treas. Tompkins Ti.riiU Soi C. G. Hall President J. G. II i .eitner Vice-Pies ident J. W. Wilson Sec-Treas. Agricultural Societies Biological Club H. L. Sloan President D. E. Roberts Vice-President G. M. Cameron Secretary R. P. Harris Treasurer Rural Sen ni-i ' luh E. D. Bowditch President L. John Vice-President J. E. Trevathan Sec.-Treas. Y. M. C. A. H. L. Joslyn President E. L. Cloyd Vice-President R. L. Sloan Treasurer J. W. Bergthold. . . .General Secretary Athlt iir Association S. B. Sykes President W. T. Ilurti Vice-President P. B. Ferebee Sec.-Treas, Book Slori Spencer and Wren, Proprietors Fraternities in ' ollegi Kappa Sigma Kappa Alpha Pi Kappa Alpha Sigma N ' u Sigma Phi Epsilon Alpha Zeta Thalarian German ' lub A. J. Phillips President T. Shaw ice-President •i I ' • (Tearing Sec.-Treas. Now and Then Among the Students Dr. Roberts: Mr. Spencer, wh you call those animals that chew their end ' . ' Spencer: " Vegetarians " l ' oiirtship is the wine of life, We drain the cup with laughter, And never learn until too late That Marriage is " the morning after " Fearing: Did yon ever crank an auto? Billie Cole: No, but I have been kicked by a mule. Father: Son, I make you a liberal allowance and think you ought to try to save some. Son: Oh! I ' m saving. I ' ve saved nearly two thousand cigarette coupons] Dr. Roberts: (On Physiology): Mr. Knight, how many more ribs has a woman t ban a man? Knight (Quickly): Onel George Kidd, coming around the cornel- of the Pill Dormitory in .Janu- ary, was met squarely in the face bj a blow of cold north wind " Huh. " he said indignantly, " where were you last July? " Ralph ( oil: ( ' harlie u here are you going? Charlie Hall: Xow or when 1 die? Kidd: Church music always makes me yawn. Clements: It makes good bird dog In iwl Agents: Make big money selling my Look mi " How to Wear a ( ' .-mo " I also publish one on noise making. Smiley Lane. Hart Fearing: Now, " Pie, " 1 am the best looking. " Pie " Arthur: No, I am. You are nothing but one big freckle Part : Xow " Pie, " I am not a star There are other- more handsome by far. Hut my face, I do not mind it , Lor 1 am behind n The people in front get the jar. McNutt : Mi Rankin, « hat joint at the horse ' s fore leg corresponds to the man ' s elbow joint ' . ' " Johnnie " Rankin: I don ' t know Professor. Papa always told me to keep away from joints. Snbex Page Agricultural Seniors 70 Agromeek Board 9 Associate Editors 10, 11 Athletics 149-177 Athletic Association 150 Athletics During 1912 1.51 Baseball: Freshman Team 170 Junior Team 166 Record of 1912 . 156 Sophomore Team 168 ' Varsity Team 154 Basketball: Senior Team 176 ' Varsity Team 162 Class Athletics 165-177 Football : Junior Team 172 Sophomore Team 174 ' Varsity Team 158 Managers 153 Track: ' Varsity Team and Record 160 Band, The 140-143 Battalion : Major Ill Organization 114 Sketch 109 Sponsor 110 Staff 112 Board of Trustees 12 Captains : Band 141 Company A 117 Company B 121 Company C 125 Company D 129 Company E 133 Company F 137 Chemical Seniors 72 Civil Engineering Seniors 74 Commencement Marshals, 1912 204 Companies: A 116-119 B 120-123 C 124-127 D 128-131 E 132-135 F 136-139 " Q " 146, 147 The Band 140-143 Corporals 145 Sergeants 144 Declaimers, 1912 200 Dedication 3 Editorial _8 Electrical Engineering Seniors 76 Faculty 14 Faeulty.Assistants and Instructors 16 Page Freshman : Baseball 170 Class 104 History 106 Poem 102 Greeting 7 Hall of Fame Senior 180-183 History : Freshman 106 Junior 94 Senior 26 Sophomore 100 Clubs: Bi-Ag Society 230 Bin Seven 244 Carteret County Club 248 Chi Club. 254 Civil Engineering Society 234 Elizabeth City Club 252 Gang 242 Hornets 250 Mechanical Engineering Society 236 .Mecklenburg County Club 250 Robeson County Club 246 Rural Science Club 232 Thalarian German Club 240 Tompkins Textile Society 238 Fraternities : Alpha Zeta: Chapter Roll 225 North Carolina Chapter 226 Portrait Group 227 Kappa Alpha: Alpha Omega Chapter 214 Alumni Chapters 216 Chapter Roll 213 Portrait Group 215 Kappa Sigma : Alumni Chapters 212 Beta Upsilon Chapter 210 Chapter Roll 209 Portrait Group 211 Pi Kappa Alpha: Alpha Epsilon Chapter 21S Alumni Chapters 220 Chapter Roll 217 Portrait Group 219 Saints — Junior Order 228 Sigma Nu : Alumni Chapters 20S Beta Tau Chapter 206 Chapter Roll 205 Portrait Group 207 Sigma Phi Epsilon: Alumni Chapters 224 Chapter Roll 221 X. C, Beta Chapter 222 Portrait Group 223 Important Dates 186 [nter-Society Debaters, ' 13 . . . . Junior: Baseball Class Football History Poem Last Delinquency Drill Last Will of i he Senior ilass . . - Literary Societies: Leazar PuUen Los) Hearts Major Battalion Marshals Senior Debate Mechanical Engineering Seniors Orators, L912, . Peace, laptain Willis ( ! Poems: Freshman Junior Senior Sophomore. Prophecy, Senior Publicat ions: Red and White Wan ( Sau Rac Roll Call, 1913 86, Senior: Agricultural ( ihemical Civil Engineering ( ' lass ( tflieers Class Ring 3nbex age Page Ids Senior Continued: Daily Mail 1S5 166 Electrical Engineering 76 92 Girl 25 172 Hall of Fame . .180-183 ' .14 History 26 90 Last Will 82 188 Mechanical Engineering 78 82 Poem. . . 24 Portraits 28-56 194 Privates 146, 147 196 Prophecy 58 is I Roll Call Sti, 87 111 Textile 80 201 Short Course Class. 107 78 Sophomore: 199 Baseball 168 4 Class 98 Football 174 102 History 100 90 Poem 96 24 Sponsors: 96 Band 140 58 Battalion 110 Company A 116 190 Company IS 120 192 Company C 124 87 Company D 128 Company E 132 70 Company F 136 72 Textile Seniors 80 74 Views 148. 157 Who ' s Who— and Why 178 88 Young Men ' s Christian Association 202 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 225 £lpf)a Heta Chapter Eoll Townshend, Columbus, Ohio Morrill, State College, Pennsylvania Morrow, Champaign, Illinois Cornell, Ithaca, New York Kedzie, East Lansing, Michigan Granite, Durham, New Hampshire Nebraska, University Farm, Lincoln, Nebraska North Carolina, West Raleigh, North Carolina LaGrange, St. Anthony Park, Minnesota Green Mountain, Burlington, Vermont Wilson, Ames, Iowa Babcock, Madison, Wisconsin Centennial, Fort Collins, Colorado Maine, University of Maine, Oreno, Maine Missouri, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri Elliott, University of Washington, Pullman, Washington California, Berkeley, California Purdue, West Lafayette, Indiana Kansas, Manhattan, Kansas Dacotah, Agricultural College, North Dakota Scovell, Kentucky State University, Lexington, Kentucky Morgan, Unive rsity of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 226 THE ACROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN gUpija Hera: Jgortfj Carolina Chapter The Fraternity of Alpha Zeta is designed to bring together those who are committed t higher education in Agriculture. Its aim is to promote good scholarship, good fellowship, ami good citizenship. Its object, to induce through the strong tie of brotherly friendship and the stimulus of science, a steady advance in the great art of Agriculture. Sinre it was founded, at the ( Ihio State University, January 10, 1898, the Fraternity of Alpha Zeta has been a signal success. There are now twenty-two chapters in as many colleges and universities of the country. The high standard of the Fraternity is manifested by the scores of its members who, in Slate and Nation, are reflecting credit on Alpha Zeta in general. To have been admitted to the Fraternity of Alpha Zeta is the greatest honor that a student of Agri- culture can win while in college. The North Carolina Chapter of Alpha Zeta was installed in the North Carolina College of Agricull ure and Mechanic Arts in 1903. and was the first chapter in a Southern institution. The chapter is at present in every way a credit to the general fraternity. The members have a high average in scholarship and are leaders in the various college activities. Jfratrcs in (Llrur K. S. Curtis L. R. Detjen A. K. Robertson K. T. BOYLAN F. . McDowell A. II. Green F. J. Crider L. F. Koonce J. C. McNutt jfratrrs m Jfatultatr C. L. Newman W. F. Pate J. P. PlLLSBTJRY M. E. Sherwin G. A. Roberts E. D. Sanborn I. O. SCHATJB B. T. SIMMS Unurrgrauuatrs Class 191S C. G. Spencer H. L. Josi.yn R. M. Bailey W. T. Xixon R. T. Melyin J. (). Rankin Class mi j E. C. Blair M K. QotnerL ' Y Y. D. Lewis D. E. Roberts (7i .« .; I. T. Lewis R. Y. Hamilton R. H. Feild .1. S. How aho R. P. Harris $3ositgrabuatc N. B. Stevens Publication : " Quarterly of Alpha Zeta. " Colors : Mode and sky blue. 228 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN is atnte: Junior 0rber J. O. Rankin, ii k a R. E. Page, K A N. S. Lai ECU in it.. II K A F. M. Thompson, K a G. H. Anthony, 2 N V. T. Shaw, K 2 R. J. Franklin. K a XVB$ m b 230 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN pt=!Hg octetp J onorar? fflcntbrrs Prof. C. L. Newman Dr. G. A. Roberts Prof. J. P. Pillsbury Prof. J. C. McNxn 3ctil)f iTlrmbcrs L. A. Ammon. ' 13 R. D. Goodman, ' 13 II. I.. Joslyn, ' 13 I: T. Melyix, ' 13 R. W. Higgins, ' 13 R. L. Sloan, ' 13 .1. B. Steele, ' 13 M. R. Qotnerlt, ' 14 D. E Roberts. ' 14 H. C. McPhail, ' 14 232 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN E )t Eural Science Club 1912 ' 13 ©fftrcrS 19U W13 L. A. Ahmon President E. D. Bowditch H. W. Biillard Yicc-1 ' rrxiili-nt L. John T. G. Monroe Corresponding Secretary L. A. Ammon H. C. McPhail Secretary and Treasurer J. E. Tkkyathan J. B. Steele Critic R. D. Goodman Ammon, L. A. Bayne, T. L. Blair, E. C. Bowditch, E. D. Bradley, H. A. Brothers, J. F. Bullard, H. W. Cameron, G. M Donaldson, R. B. Doub, L. A. Goodman, R. D. Greenfield, K. L, Harris, R. P. Hassell, J. L. Higgins, R. W. HlCHl ' lLL, W. R. Howard, J. S. JfflcmberS John, L, Johnson, V. A. Jones, F. C. Jordan, G. P. Kime, Paul Lawrence, R. E. Ledford, C. A. Lindley, J. W. Livengood, G. G. McLeod, J. YV. McPhail, H. C. Manning, J. W. Melyin, R. T. MlLLSAPS, E. S. Morris, C. M. Moses, H. Z. Patton, F. E. Pittman, R. R. Pruitt, C. J. Pruitt, W. A. Quinerly, M. R. Rhyne, C. V. Ritchie, R. M. Roberts, D. E. Sloan, R. L. Spencer, H. Steele, J. B. Stephens, J. L. TliE ATHAN, J. E. l T NDERHILL, ( I. W. Ward, J. B. Ware, J. O. Withers, J. H. 234 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Ctbtl engineering ocietp In September, 1912, the Seniors in Civil Engineering mel and reorganized ih ' Civil Engi- neering Society in our college. Their purpose was to discuss engineering topics of interest and to try to better understand our classwork. Knowing the necessitj of public speaking to a Civil Engineer, il was so arranged that every man might avail himself of practice in tliis art by delivering orations, lectures, and recitations to the Society. In January, 1913, the Junior Class in Civil Engineering were initiated into the Society. The Society has proved of interest and benefit to each of I he members. Officers Fall Term Spring ' ' rm ( ' . F (Ii hi President W. P. Gwathmett L. L. Mehhitt Vice-President M. Liferock ( ' ■. L. Bain Secretary P. D. Davis F. S. Hales Treasun r T. J. Hewitt W. C Hopkins Librarian W. D. Simpson fHnnhrrs Class 1918 B us. G. L. Davis, P. D. Gore, C. V GWATHMEY, YV. Hales, 1 ' S Hewitt, T. J. Hoi-kins, W. O. Liferock, M. Merritt, I.. I. Seifert, I). . Simpson, W. D. Smith, F. C. Chi. Biberstein, II V. Breeze, V. Y. Craig, L. M. I ) ,i iri.i:. A. .1 Griffin W. II .h u i i.i.. Y. I. Lank, A. R, m ; Lkaud, D. A. Legi enec, J. R. LlVERMON, M. I.. McDearman, T. B. Patton, W. R. Thorpe, I) YV, KI.NN (). Z. fyonorarp itlrmbtrs W. ( ' , RlDDICK R. 1. Poole ( ' . I. Mann II Tucker 236 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN jHecljantcal engineering ocietj The Mechanical Engineering Society was organized in 1907. The members arc students in Mechanical Engineering and arc elected from the Junior and Senior classes. It is for the purpose of giving the members practice in preparing and delivering papers of interest to Mechan- ical Engineers. It encourages original research and reveals to the members the value of tech- nical periodicals. The Society also aims to develop the literary side of the Mechanical students, which is often neglected, because the student fails to grasp the important part it plays in his life work as an engineer. OtUcns Fall T nn Spring Term D. B. Floyd President II. B. Briggs W. II. Parker Vice-President F. W. McComb F. W. McCotuB Secretary-Treasurer F. S. Smith acttue iflcmucrg;, 1913 Briggs, II. B. K s, E. M. Floyd, D. B. Howard, S. B. McComb, F. W. Parker, W. H. Smith, F. S. actibr iflcmlirrs, 1014 Anthoni . G. II. Cloyd, E. L. Cox, D. D. Cox, S.J. I tot CK, F. II. Ill hit, Y. T. .hill NSTON, Y. N . Jones, W. M. Menzies, S. E. Nichols, E. B. Perry, M. V. Phillips, A. J. Potter, W. O. Roberson, T. L Schenck, J. F. $)onorart ' i-rlcmurrs Prof. II. E. S wterfield Prof. W. F. Ellis Prof. C. B. Park Prof L. L, Vauohan Mr. I ' . B. Wheeler Mr. W. F. Morris Mr. .1. W. Harrelsom Mr. II. II. Cobtjrn 238 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Tompkins textile ikictetp Officers First T rm Second T rm W. C. Taylor Presidi nt C. G. Hall W. T. Shaw Vice-President J. ( ' ,. II. Geitneh L. C. Atkisson Seen tary and Tn a un r J. W. Wilson ftlrmbns wis Hand, L. C Hall, C. G. Hart, T. R PURCELL, T Qdickel, H. A Taylor, W. C. II wi ; Geitnbr, J. (;. II. McNeely, J. F. Shaw, Y. T. W16 KlNCAID, V. .1. I.INDSEY, O. LlLLIARD, ( !. I.. Osborne, Y. M. M soN, J. Short ' nurse Ai.britton, L. S. Young, G. L. Moody, T. J. Jr. 1915 Atkisson. L. ( ' IU ' NTI.EY, W. T. II I DOCK, J. H. Pegham, T. C. Smith, W. I. Wilson, .1. W. 240 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN (Efjalartan German Club ©fficcrs; A. J. Phillips, President W. T. Shaw, Vice-President J. B. Fearing, Secretary-Treasurer I!. A. ( iiLL, Floor Managi r ( ' ,. II. Anthony, Leader fttcmbrrs s B. 1 ' An i UON1 , O. S. Humes, IS. H. BURKEHEAD, L Carter, J. ( JoNSTAULE, II. Fetsser, K. M. Fisher, S. J. ( l THMEY, W II VCKNEY, J. N. Hales, F. S. II lt EY, J. Holmes, T. II. Howell, W. S. Jefpress, E. .1 Jeffrey, D. ( ' . Knight, L. B. Lachicotte, N. S Lake, R.J. Little, Y. B. Moody, V. L. Nash, G. II. ( SBORNE, W l. Poisson, F. 1). I ' m ICTOR, F. W. Rawlings, L. I). Reese, .1. B. Simpson, Y. I). Smith, E. L. Smith, J. F. Smith, W. J, Si ini.u, Y. Taylor, W. C. Terry, C. L. Wilson, A . ( ' Wilson, J. W. 242 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN ang ittembcrg Class of 1913 G. L. Bain D. B. Floyd F. S. Hales C. G. Hall L. C. Hand T. R. Hart W. G. Hopkins I ). W. Seifert F. S. Smith Class of 1914 A. A. Farmer W. T. Hortt W. L. Jewell J. R. Townsend E. II. YYeathehspoon Class of 1916 B. YV. Setzeb Class of 1916 C. O. Seifert G. E. Trust 244 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN pig ls eben Motto : What we don ' t want you may have Fa vobite Meeting Place : Bloomsbury Park Favorite Drink: Branch water Jtlcmhrrs " Gert " Bain " Value " Hall " Tubbie " Hewitt " B m: " QuiCKEL " Johnnie " R nkin " Red " Stuwf. " Kid " Taylor 246 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN ok£on County Club Motto : Let us be judged by our deeds. Flower : Honeysuckle ©fficcrs T. H. Purcell President I). E. Roberts Vice-President L. John Secretary-Treasm . r iHemberg Balfour, N. H. ( ' •. CORRELL, M. 1-. Floyd, D. B. John, L. Jones, F. C. Marrow, E. H. Mc Arthur, J. McCoRMICK, I). II. McEachern, ( ' . McLeod, E. L. McLeod, .1 W. PlTTMAN, R. K. Purcell, T. 11. Roberts, D. E. Roberts, P. A. Robertson. A. K. Robertson, P. A. Stanton. E. P. Ward, J. B. m R— O— B— E— S— O— X— I— A— X— S Rali Rah Rah Robeson Robeson Stale 248 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN Carteret Cotmtp Club Motto : Casl your crimes into the sea. Color : Sea Green Flower : Nymphcta Cffictrg T. J. Hewitt Prt sident G. I.. Arthur, .Ik Vice-Presidi nt W. II. Iaskill, Jk Secretary-Treasurer Jtlfmuers G. L. Arthur, Jr. J. S. Bennett W. II. ( ' ■ ASKii.i., Jr. T. J. Hewitt R. II. Hill J. (!. Hudgins, .Jr. G. H. Webb R. H. Wheatley 250 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN jftkculcnburg County Club Motto : Hear us Hum Colors : Maroon and White Flower : Sweet Pea ©fficrrs C. B. Stowe, President B. O. Austin, Vice-President W. G. Caldwell, Secretary-Treasurer THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN 251 252 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN eit aktfj Cttp Chit) Motto : " Eat, drink and be merry. " Colors : Red and Black Flower : Arbutus Officers P. B. Ferebee, Presidi rd J. B. Fearing, Jr., Vice-President I K. Kramer. Secretary J. G. Pinner, Treasurer fHeinlirrss Brothers, J. F. Burpoot, X. I ' ill SI IN, E S. Commander, G. W. Dailey, D T. Fearing, .1 B , Jr. Ferebee, P. B Flora, II. A. Foreman, II. C Kramer, F. K. Pinner, .1 ( ' White. B. Sell Rah! Rah ' Rah! ln the Hell arc we? Betsy Boys of A. M C. 254 THE AGROMECK: NINETEEN THIRTEEN " Cf» " Club Prof. J. C. McNutt, of the Animal Husbandry Department, conducts a trip to Chicago each year, which offers the Agricul- tural students an opportunity of going to the International Slock Show, which is held in Chicago annually; this is the greatest stuck show in the world. The trip also affords an op- portunity of seeing the great prosperity and development of the Middle West. Jflcmbers Prof. J. C. McNutt R. T. Mki.yin. ' 13 R. M. Bailey, ' 13 R. L. Sloan, ' 13 R. V. Higghjs, ' 13 J. O. Rankin, ' 13 II. L. Joslyn, ' 13 J. B. Steele, ' 13 J. A. Fakriek, ' 16 C. G. Spencer, ' 13 Geo. R. Ross, ' 11 Subex Page Portraits, Group: Agricultural S eniors 71 Agromeck Board 9 Associate Editors 10 11 Athletic Managers 153 Athletic Teams 155-177 Band 143 Battalion 115 Battalion Staff .113 Chemical Seniors 73 Civil Engineering Seniors 75 Clubs 231-255 Commencement Marshals 204 Company A 110 Company B 123 Company C 127 Company D 131 Company E 135 Company F 139 Company " Q " 147 Corporals 145 Country Gentlemen 71 Declaimers, 1912 200 Editors Red and White 191 Editors Wau Gau Rnc 193 Electrical Engineering Seniors 77 Freshman Class 105 Inter-Society Debaters 198 Junior Class 93 Leazar Literary Society 195 Marshals Senior Debate 201 Mechanical Engineering Seniors 79 Officers Band 142 Officers Company: A " 118 B 122 C 126 D 130 E 134 F 138 Orators. 1912 199 Pullen Literary Society 197 Sophomore Class 99 Textile Seniors 81 Y.M.C.A 203 Page Portraits, Individual: Captain: Band 141 Company A 117 Company B 121 Company C 125 Company D ... 129 Company E 133 Companv F 137 Major Battalion ' Ill Peace, Capt. 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