70 History of Wake Forest College
speech, whereby he gained friends for the Institution and extended its spirit and
4. In turning large numbers of students to the College and in stimulating the
loyalty of the alumni.
5. In adding to the material resources of the Institution-(a) as Secretary and
Treasurer of the Students' Aid Fund which was largely increased under his term
(1898-1905); (b) in securing funds for the completion of the Gymnasium, in 1901;
for the Alumni Building, $16,000, in 1903-04; for the completion and equipment of
the College Hospital, 1906-07, and for the Endowment Fund, in 1907-11, which
was increased by paid subscriptions amounting to $117,798.56, and by notes from
which it is hoped the remainder of $150,000 will be realized.
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