APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XXVI
LITERARY SOCIETIES
Chronological List of orators, debaters, and questions for debate.
1854. Orators: T. H. Pritchard, Phi.; B. F. Marable, Eu.
1855. Orators: R. H. Burn, Eu.; C. W. Egerton, Phi.
1856. Orators: W. Shuck, Eu.; H. D. Fowler, Phi.
1857. Orators: C. S. Ellis, Eu.; J. K. Lassiter, Phi.
1858. Orators: J. A. Berry, Phi.; W. J. Bishop, Eu.
1859. Orators: A. E. Rhodes, Eu.; T. D. Boone, Phi.
1860. Orators : J. W. Biddle, Phi.; F. H. Ivey, Eu.
1861. Orators: Thomas Deanes, Eu.; J. B. Richardson, Phi.
1862. Orators: H. Lansing Burrows, Phi.; J. K. Howell, Eu.
1868. Orators: J. T. Wescott, Eu.; F. W. Pennington, Phi.
1869. Orators: J. L. Pritchard, Eu.; A. H. Hicks, Phi.
1870. Orators: R. E. Royall, Eu.; C. M. Seawell, Phi.
1871. Orators: W. N. Sykes, Phi.; H. A. Brown, Eu.
1872. Orators: J. F. Tuttle, Eu.; C. H. Martin, Phi. Debate.
Query: Is increase of knowledge increase of happiness? Affirmative
F. R. Underwood, Eu.; M. D. Burney, Phi.; Negative-A. R. Jones,
Phi.; R. T. Vann, Eu.
1873. Orators: A. R. Jones, Phi.; J. J. Vann, Eu. Debate. Query:
In the career of Napoleon Bonaparte is there more to admire than to
condemn? Affirmative-H. R. Scott, Phi.; A. C. Dixon, Eu.; Negative D.
A. Covington, Eu.; Bruce Williams, Phi.
1874. Orators: D. A. Covington, Eu.; H. R. Scott, Phi. Debate.
Query: Which is the cause of more evil, ambition or intemperance?
Affirmative-W. H. Connell, Eu.; L. W. Bagley, Phi.; Negative J. W.
Lucas, Phi.; Thomas Carrick, Eu.
1875. Orators: J. W. Lucas, Phi.; J. A. White, Eu. Debate.
Query: Is the sword mightier than the pen? Affirmative-W. W. Jenkins,
Phi.; J. L. Britt, Eu.; Negative-J. E. Ray, Eu.; J. T. Bland, Phi.
1876. Orators: J. L. Pritchard, Eu.; J. T. Bland, Phi. Debate.
Query: Is the career of Oliver Cromwell more to be condemned than
admired? Affirmative-W. L. Poteat, Eu.; J. B. Powers, Phi.; Negative-E.
E. Folk, Phi.; C. W. Scarborough, Eu.
1877. Orators: E. E. Folk, Phi.; W. L. Poteat, Eu. Debate.
Query: Was the reign of Henry VIII detrimental or beneficial to
England? Affirmative-W. L. Wright, Phi.; J. G. Bunch, Eu.; Negative-W.
E. Daniel, Eu.; E. B. Jones, Phi.
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