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who went to the University of Chicago, became the recognized
authority on the spread of the nerves in the human ear, and for many
years was professor of Anatomy in the School of Medicine of Tulane
University; and S. A. Ives, 1903, who has taught his subject in several
Southern institutions, and for several years has been professor of
Biology in Furman University. Two, E. W. Sikes and H. E. Flack,
found their chief interest in the Social Sciences, and both received
degrees from Johns Hopkins. Of Sikes much has already been said,
and need not be repeated here; Flack soon after leaving the University
in 1906 has served the city of Baltimore in many capacities as adviser
on matters pertaining to its business; he is also the author of numerous
volumes on governmental subjects. Four pursued studies in the
ancient classics of Latin and Greek. These were W. B. Daniel, 1892,
Johns Hopkins; G. W. Paschal, 1892, the University of Chicago; W.
L. Foushee, 1894, Johns Hopkins; and Harry Trantham, 1900, Rhodes
Scholar. Daniel did a year's teaching at Wake Forest in 1899-1900,
and later was Professor of Latin and Dean in Baylor University; of
Paschal, who began his teaching at the College in 1896, some account
has been given in other sections of this work; Foushee on leaving the
university became professor of Latin in Richmond College, but after a
few years abandoned teaching for law and located in Durham;
Trantham after finishing his work in the English universities became
professor of Greek in Baylor University, a position he still holds.
Another, C. B. Williams, 1891, did his graduate work in New
Testament Greek, and received his degree from the University of
Chicago. He has held many positions in Southern Baptist Colleges
and seminaries, and is the author of several volumes, among them a
translation of the Greek New Testament; in 1942 he returned to his
native Camden County, where he has charge of his home church,
Shiloh. Those who devoted themselves to the study of English were:
Thomas H. Briggs, 1896, Columbia University, Professor of English
in John B. Stetson University, 1899-1900; since 1900 Professor of
Education in the Teachers College of Columbia University; he has
had many activities, and is author
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