has be..ome President of another organization
in the Vance County seat. Already President
of his county alumni club, Mr. Kittrell on
March 3 was chosen President of the Hender-
REV I. HARDING
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Noble-Birthday greetings to Dr. M. C. S.
Noble who on March IS became 83! Although
celebrating in his usual quiet manner, Dr. Noble
received numerous callers and hundreds of con-
gratulatory messages from friends in and out
of the state. Professor Emeritus now, Dr.
Noble is the oldest member of the University
faculty. A pioneer in the field of education,
he still works steadily on his second volume of
the history of public education in North Caro-
lina and always maintains a lively interest in
the affairs of the state. His first volume, pub-
lished in 1931, won for him the Mayflower
'vext Di.< Pia" Reunion-Jmu, 1938
Huske-Reverend Dr. Bartholomew F. Huske,
for a number of years Rector of St. Mary's
Episcopal Church at Kinston, is now making
his home in .Fayetteville and serving churche:;
at Lumberton and Elizabethtown.
Rollins-E. M. Rollins, of Henderson, is the
new President of the Department of Superin-
tendence of the North CHolina Education As-
c(,ci(ltiol1, succeeding W. F. Warren, of Dur-
ham. Mr. Rollins is Superintendent of the
V ;lIlCC County public schools, which position he
has held continuously since 1912. He has also
served as Superintendent of the Hendersoll city
schools since 1923.
Next Dix Plan Reunion-June, 1938
Best-E. L. Best of Charlotte, Superintendent
of Mecklenburg County Schools, has been nam-
ed a member of the State Elementary Textbook
Next Dix Plan RCIJniou.- JlIlIe, 1942
IJe;ter-Dr. J. R. Hester, practicing physi-
cian of "Vendell, is President of the newly
organized Wake County Wild Life Club. Dr.
Hester is an enthusiastic sportsman.
Next Dix Plan Retmion-Jlllle, 1941
Hines-Charles A. Hines, Greensboro attor-
ney, ",as the principal speaker March 25 for
the annu:ll meeting, in Greensboro, of the Pied-
mont district of the North Carolina Building
and Lo:tll League. President of the Gate City
Building and Loan Association, Mr. Hines
spoke on "The Duties and Responsibilities of
t,he Building and Loan Director."
Simmons-Thomas L. Simmons, Rocky Mount
insurance mao, h:ts been appointed by Governor
Hoey as a Trustee of the Masonic Orphanage
at Oxford. He succeeds the late R. E. Simp-
son, of Charlotte.
Spruill-A portrait of Frank Shepherd Spruill
(1862-1937), Rocky Mount attorney, was presented March 29 to the State Supreme Court.
Judge Robert W. Winston '79, of Windsor
and Durham, the late Mr. Spruill's brother-in-
law, presented the portrait and delivered the
biographical sketch. Chief Justice W. P. Stacy
'08, accepted the gift and paid high tribute
to Mr. Spruill who "deserves a permflnent
place in the annals of his day and generation."
Court officials and an over-flow audience of
friends and relatives witnessed the ceremony.
Toms-A portrait of the late Clinton W.
Toms is to hang in Perquimans County's
ancient and beautiful courthouse, and bear a suit-
able inscnptIOn in acknowledgment of his
generosity in restoring and furnishing the build-
ing. Mr. Toms, a native of Hertford, was at
the time of his death President of the Lig-gett and Myers Tobacco Company and resided
in New York City and Durham. His contri-
butions to institutions in Hertford during his
lifetime were numerous and substantial.
Next Dix Plan Reunion--June, 1940
Andrews-Gifts of Alexander B. Andrews,
Raleigh attorney-an engraving of Martin
Howard, Royal Chief Justice of North Caro-
lina, and two old maps dated 1830-have been
framed by Christ Episcopal Church vestrymen
at New Bern and hung in conspicuous places
of the parish house. Mr. Andrews presented the
picture to Christ Church because Howard used
to be a vestryman.
Next Dix Pia" Reunion--Ju1te, 1940
Abernethy-Former Congressman Charles L.
Abernethy was highly praised recently by A. D.
Ward '85, dean of the New Bern bar, in an
address before the Kiwanis Club on the outstanding personages connected with the city.
Next Dix Plan Reunion-June, 1939
Kittrell-R. G. Kittrell, Henderson attorney,
Nt'xt Dix Plan Reunion-Jun.e, 1942
Cox-Rev. Fr<ll1cis A. Cox, who has been a
North Carolina recently.
missionary to China since 1921, is living tem-
por:J.rily at Belle Haven, Alexandria, Va. He is
awaiting developments in the situation in China
for a decision when he will return to mission
pvst there. He and Mrs. Cox were visitors in
Next Dix Plan Reun;o"-J",,e, 1942
Seagle-Eleanor Seagle, the daughter of
Perry E. Seagle of Raleigh, State Manager of
Ginn and Company, publishers, was recently
elected to Phi Beta Kappa at St. Lawrence
University, Cantoo, N. Y.
Next Dix Plan Reunion-Jlllle, 1941
Bivens-Judge E. C. Bivens, of Mount Airy,
\\'as the principal speaker March 10 at a meet-
ing of the High Point Bar Association.
Greer-I. G. Greer, Superintendent of the
Mills Home at Thom;lSville, spoke March 14
beiore the Winston-Salem Chamber of Com-
merce. He challenged the youth 0 f today to usc
its heritage to advantage.
Robinson-Charles Oakley Robinson, President and General Manager of the Elizabeth
City Hosiery Company, takes his place among
tht! most important executives and leaders in
industry. A biographical sketch of Mr. Robin-
son ;]ppears in the first international business
reference, compiled by the Institute of Research
;lIld Biography in New York and containing
biographical sketches of "big business execu-
tives" in every country of the world.
Stern-Approxil111tely 300 prominent Jewish
citizens from every section of the State paid
GUY V. ROBERTS, President
LoUI S GRA VES, Secretary
LOUIS GOODMAN, Reunion Chairman.
Chairman Goodman has appointed the following to selTe as co-chairmen
for their respective sections; R. R. (Railroad) Williams, Asheville; Joe
Cheshire, Raleigh; Tubby Brem, Charlotte; Mrs. Archiba.1d Henderson,
(Min<\ Curtis Bynum), Chapel Hill; Henry Robins, Asheboro; Jule Dun-
can, Beaufort; Brent Drane, Washington, D. C.; Spier Whitaker, New York
City; Tom Worth, Durham; Simon Everett, Greenville; and Jim Lynch,
Winston-Salem. Goodman writes, "This call goes out to all affiliated with
1902-to degree men and non-degree men alike-to those who have stead-
fastly returned for reunion and to those who have not returned."
"Within the Quadrangle the old University is'much the same as it was
in our college days. Some of us, through recent visits to the Hill, arc al-
ready acguainted with the new University. Others will for the first time
feast their eyes upon new stately buildings--Library-Hall of Music-
Museum of Art-Carillon Tower-Gymnasium-Stadium-all these, the
dream of the founders come true. The old and the new blend in irresistible
"So, Hearken, Fellow Classmates! The bell in Old South is ringing!
The chimes of memory are calling us back to the scenes of our youth!
Around the Well and ivey-clad Davie, too, we will renew the associations
begun near four decades ago. NAUGHTY-TWO, will yon come through?"
When you receive this, I am confident you will reply immediately say-
ing: "I'll be there."