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writers and teachers, Mr. Martin enumerated 100 authors with 490
books and pamphlets to their credit; more editors than have come
from any other institution in N. C.; 42 college presidents, 79 county
superintendents of public schools, 612 high school principals, and
more than 2,000 other teachers in the public schools. Dr. Royster said
that the College had contributed more than 500 of her sons to the
medical profession: "As teachers, as specialists, as public-health
executives, and, noblest of all, as general practitioners, they have as a
whole reflected honor on the College and exhibited in their lives the
service rendered by this ancient and honorable institution." Dr.
Haywood, mentioning some of those who have gone from Wake
Forest to serve as preachers, missionaries, teachers of religious
subjects in colleges and seminaries, closed by saying: "As when the
harper strikes chord after chord and blends them all into one glory of
melody till his notes do touch and kiss the moonlight waves to charm
the lovers wandering mid their vine-clad hills, so I might strive to call
name after name and assemble them as in a galaxy of the faithful
preachers who have gone forth from these halls to enrich the lore of
the pulpit in most of the centers of the earth, but such an attempt is
defeated ere it is begun by the very number of the names. `Their line
is gone out through all the earth and their words to the end of the
world'." T. E. Browne, cited as representative of nonprofessional
alumni: Leland Kitchin, farmer; G. T. Stephenson, banker; O. M.
Mull and Henry Groves, manufacturers; D. B. Oliver, merchant.
After the alumni banquet J. E. Hogue, of the class of 1922, an
attorney of New York City, delivered in the church the alumni
address on "A House not Builded with Hands." It was a centennial
rather than an annual address, as the following extracts will indicate
To determine the contribution of Wake Forest to humanity during the century,
one must search out the unselfish souls on distant mission fields, teachers in schools
of all grades and in remote places, preachers who minister to the impoverished of
body and soul the world over, physicians who heal the sick and restore the lame,
lawyers who love
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