Keeping Up with the Classes
Next Dix Plan Reunion-J",ne, 1940
Watson-Married: Miss Freida Mason of
Asheville and Atlanta, Ga., and Elbert Franklin
Watson (s. law '91-'93) of Burnsville, at the
Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in At-
lanta November 24. Mr. Watson has been prac-
ticing law in Burnsville for many years, and is
closely identiiied with the civic, religious and
educational activities there.
Next Dix Plan Reunion-June, 1940
Harding-The Mecklenburg County J1ar De-
cember 6 honored Judge William F. Harding
with a testimonial banyuet. Judge Harding
January I voluntarily retired after 25 years of
sC"vice as resident jurist of the 14th judicial
district. Upon his retirenJcnt he became an
emergellcy judge and as such will continue to
sit upon the Superior Court bench.
Next Dix Plan Rem,ion-ltme, 1940
Brooks-A. L. Brooks, Greensboro attorney,
is writing a life of Judge Walter Clark '64,
late Chief Justice of the Supreme Cuurt of
North Carolina, and would be grateful if per-
sons having any material relating to Judge
Clark's life would notify J,im.
Next Dix Plan Reunion-JUlie, 1939
Wright-As a memorial number to the l"te
Robert Herring Wright, President of East Carolina Teachers College, 1909-34, the December,
1938 number of the college bulletin contains a
series or biographical articles concerning D,·.
Wright. A copy of the bulletin was sent to
the Alumni Office by the Faculty Committee at
ECTC which prepared the material, and has
been placed in the University Library for per-
manent filing. The history of Dr. Wright's
c"reer is in fact a history of ECTC as he went
to that institution upon its establishment rind
had guided its growth until his death April 25,
Next. Dix Plan Reunion-JultC, 1939
Hellderson-Dr. Archibald Henderson on De-
cember 22 delivered the principal address at the
annual meeting of the New England Society in
Charleston, S. C. His subject was "Bernard
Sh:Jw, a Dramatic Phenomenon :It 82." Dr.
Henderson is tl,e first speaker to appeal' twice
on the Society's yearly program. He addressed
the organization once before in 1924.
MacLean-A portrait of the late Angus Dhu
MacLean, former Assistant U. S. Attorney Gen-
eral who died in Raleigh last yea,', was pre-
sented at the Beaufort County Courthouse in
Washington, N. C. on December 7. The por-
trait was painted by Jesse Giles and oow hangs
in the courtroom along with portraits of others
of prominence from tbe county.
Next Dix Plan Reunio,,-Julle, 1939
ykcs-Judge Robert H. Sykes, Durham at-
torney, is chairman of a comm:ttee which seeks
to h"ve the state and federal governments build
a four-lane scenic highway connecting the
campus of Duke University and Chapel Hill. The
project is estimated to cost $750,00 .
Next Dix PIa" Retmi01,-ltme, 1943
Jones-William B. Jones, Raleigh attorney,
December 5 was elected President of the Wake
County Bar Association for 1939, succeeding
Is d/airIlMJ/ o f a cOlJllllittee se ek i ng a 11CW
lligll'u:o.v 10 COIIJlt:ct Carolina and Du/~e Uu;t'cr-
.,ilies. (SCL' 1IOle, 'liis pa.gc.)
Robert Ruark '99. Oscar Leach '14 was named
Next Dix Plait Retllliolt-Julle, 1942
Block-Major Fred L. m:lck on January
became stationed at Langley Field, Va. Since
his return from the Philippines in November,
1934, he had been at Fort Hayes, Columbus
Ohio. Mrs. Bl:!ck is the former Miss Nell
Wynne, of Charlotte. There arc two daughters,
Nel! and Flora.
Next Dix Pial> Reunio'n-Ju1te, 1942
Blackwelder-B. B. Blackwelder, former State
Senator of Hickory, a new member of the State
Advisory Banking Commission, was Decenlber
14 elected Secretory of the commission at the
first meeting he attended. He succeeds Gordon
Gray '30, of Winston-Salem, who resigned because of his election to the State Senate.
Mann-W. L. Mann, Albemarle lawyer, l,as
a son and namesake who will enter the Uni
versity next fall. The younger Maun has been a
football player in high school and hopes to
play at Carolina too, as his father did.
Next Dix Plan Reunio1t-Jutte, 1942
Sloan-D,·. Henry L. Sloan, of Charlotte, is
the new President of the Mecklenburg County
Medical Society. He succeeds Dr. William
Warren-Jule K. Warren, of Trenton, has
been named by the Jones County Board of
Commissioners to serve another two-year term
as County Attorney.
Whitaker-The work of Miss Bessie L. Whit-
aker in speech-reading by those with impair-
ment of hearing is considered outstanding. Miss
Whitaker is Associate Professor of Speech Reading at the t;niversity of Michigan where sbe
has taught methodology and problems for two
years. She is in charge of what is "lied the
Institute for Human Adjustment of the Department of Speech and General Linguistics.
One objective of the department is to train special-
ists for speech-reading work. Professor Whitaker won her master's degree at Chapel Hill and
has studied at Stetson, N. C. C. W., Columbia,
and Chicago, and Pennsylvania. She had her
own school at Denver for ten years, and has
taught at Michigan State Teachers College for
11 years, and at Ann Arbor for two years.
Next Dix PIal. Reunion-J,me, 1941
Logan-Simon Rao Logan, of Winnetka, 111.,
with Mrs. Logon visited in Chapel Hill in De-
cembe,·. Mr. Logan had Dot been back to the
campus in several y~1rs and then only for a
brief visit. His intention of showing his wife
about the campus bec:u]]e somewhat of a
boomerang when he himself found difficulty in
getting about the place. After graduation Mr.
Logan went West and for a decade W;JS in
school work in Montana. He has been at
Winnetka for 12 years where he is engaged in edu-
cational work. The Logans were figuring that
their small son would be entering the Univer-
sity in about 15 years.
Next Dix Plat> Retmion-ltme, 1941
Turlington-Edgar Turlington of
Washington, D. C., formerly Assistant Legal Adviser of
the Deportment of State and recently Chief
Counsel of the Special Mexican Claims Commi
s-sion, has become associated with Roberts &
Mc-Innis, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, as
Counsel. His new connection was announced
Next Dix Plait Reunion-JUlie, 1940
CrutchJicld-W. J. Crutchfield is engaged JI1
the v.holcsalc automobile parts business in
Orangeburg, S. C_, but lives on a farm where
he nJiscs pecans, cotton, corn, hogs-and also
two boys and two girls, he says.
McKoy-W. A. McKoy was a visitor in
Chapel Hill last November 28-his first visit
back since the Virginia-Carolina game in 1923.
He is a civil engineer with the South American
Gulf Oil Company and for the past year 0"
more has been stationed at Barranquilla,
Next Dix Plan Reu1ti01t-June, 1940
Elliott-Dr. William Forrest Elliott, of L
in-colnton, has been added to the consulting staff
of the State Hospital at Morganton.
Jurney-R. C. Jurney, of Winston-Salem, is
now 111apping :1 county in southwestern Virginia
for the Fede"al Soil Survey Service. He has
beell employed in this service since graduation.
Partrick-Mrs. Watson Kasey Partrick, one
of the three co-eds of her cl"ss, is teaching
Latin :It St. Mary's in Raleigh.
Rights-At a meeting of the Eastern States
Archaeological Federation, held in November at
Y"le University, Rev. Douglas L. Rights, of
Winston-Salem, was elected Treasurer of the
federation for the ensuing year. Ten states are
included in the organization.
Wilson-Professor George P. Wilson, of the
faculty of Woman's College in Greensboro,
spoke at the annual meeting of the Folk Lore
Society, held recently in Raleigh.
251h Reu1tio1t-June, 1939
Cobb-Collier Cobb, Chapel Hill (ontr"ctor
(lnd business mao, was elected to succeed Carl
T. Durham '18 on the Orange County Board
of Commissioners when the latter was elected
Next Reunion-25tft Year-June, 1940
Jel'l1igan-Rupert W. Jernigan, former Fay-
etteville druggist, January 1 assumed his new
duties 'IS pharmacist at Eubanks Drug Store in