James Alvis Walker, A.B., died at his home in
Wilmington on September 29th.
Richard Henry Battle, born December 3, 1835; died
May 19 1912. A.B., 1854; A.M., 1S56; LL.B., 1858; LL.D.,
1895 Tutor in Greek, 1854-'58; Secretary and Treasurer
of the Board of Trustees, 1891-1912. Captain, C. S. A.;
Private Secretary to Governor Vance; State Auditor;
Chairman State Democratic Executive Committee, 1884-
Mills Lee Eure, Ex-Judge of the Superior Court of North
Carolina and President of the Norfolk Cotton Exchange,
died in Norfolk on September 29th. Judge Eure was
originally from Gates County, and served North Carolina
as State Senator, Solicitor, and Judge. His record m the
Civil War was one of high distinction.
Olin Wellborn is Judge of the U. S. District Court for
the southern district of California. He resides at Los
Walter Clark, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of
North Carolina, is a candidate before the Democratic
primaries for the U. S. Senate.
"The Real Authorship of the Constitution of the United
States Explained," by Hannis Taylor, has just been issued
by Congress as Senate document No. 787, 62nd Congress,
Stephen B. Weeks, for several years superintendent of
the High School at Trinity, N. C, has been in Washington,
D. C, for the past year in the employ of the U. S. Bureau
Herbert \Y. Jackson, for many years a leading business
man in Raleigh, now lives in Richmond, Va. He is Presi-
dent of the Virginia Trust Co.
W. H. Rhodes, recently superintendent of the Chapel
Hill schools, is now in charge of the public schools of
Sylva, N. C.
R. T. Burwell is living in New Orleans. His address is
833 Gravier street.
H. F. Shaffner is Vice-President of the Wachovia Bank
and Trust Company, Winston-Salem, N. C. W. F. Shaffner,
'09, A. H. Eller, '85, and James A. Gray, '08, are officers of
the same institution.
John M. Beall is General Passenger Agent of the Mobile
and Ohio railroad with offices in St. Louis, Mo.
William W. Kitchin (Law), Governor of North Carolina,
is a candidate before the Democratic primaries for the
U. S. Senate.
W. J. Battle, Professor of Greek in the University of
Texas and Dean of the Faculty, spent a part of the
summer in Chapel Hill with his parents, President and Mrs.
K. P. Battle.
Henry W. Lewis is practicing law in Atlantic City, N. J.
J. S. Holmes, State Forester of North Carolina, spent the
summer in Germany studying forest conditions in that
James S. Manning, formerly Associate Justice of the
Supreme Court of North Carolina, was elected President
of the State Bar Association in 1912, succeeding Francis
D. Winston, '79.
Charles Brantley Aycock. Born at Fermont, November
1 1859- graduated with honor 1880; inaugurated Governor
o'f North Carolina, January 15, 1901; awarded the degree
of LL.D. by the University, June 4, 1907; died at
Birmingham, Alabama, April 4, 1912.
Leroy Springs is one of the largest cotton manufacturers
and planters in South Carolina. He is located at Lan-
Robert W. Albertson has been re-elected as Judge of the
Superior Court in Washington. He was formerly Speaker
of the House of Representatives of Washington. His home
is in Seattle.
M. R. Hamer is Treasurer of Converse College,
Spartanburg, S. C.
Josephus Daniels, National Committeeman of the Demo-
cratic party from North Carolina, is chairman of the Pub-
licity Bureau of the National Democratic Executive Com-
W. M. Curtis is Secretary and Treasurer of Greensboro
Female College, Greensboro, N. C.
Robert W. Bingham, after serving a term as Mayor of
Louisville, has been elected Chancellor of the Circuit Court
John Wiley & Sons, of New York, announce as r^aay
in October, "Determinative Mineralogy," a handbook for
the use of students and mining engineers, by J. Vjlney
Lewis, Professor of Geology and Mineralogy in Rutgers
John W. Graham is cashier of the Bank of Aberdeen,
F. L. Willcox, formerly University Librarian, is
practicing law at Florence, S. C.
Charles Baskerville took a leading part in welcoming the
delegates to the International Chemists' Congress held in
New York City in September. The principal meetings of
the Congress were held at the College of the city of New
York, of whose department of Chemistry Dr. Baskerville is
L. H. Merritt is practicing medicine in Forest City. Ark.
Crawford D. Bennett has recently moved to Oklahoma
City, Okla., for the practice of law.