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"The high cost of living has not only made conditions bad for all men with fixed salaries'. said Dr. Smith, discussing his plans for the university, ' but has made it especially difficult for all endowed institutions whose income remains unchanged, but whose expenses have been practically doubled. All institutions not supported by taxation, such as Harvard, Princeton and Washington & Lee, are undertaking campaigns for increasing their endowment to enable them to increase the salaries of professors, and to meet increased expenses, The Washington & Lee campaign for $1,000,000 is already under way. Of this amount one-half will go toward  increasing  professors's salaries to a living figure, and to provide for their retirement in old age. The other one half is for building a new dining  hall and Y.M.C.A. building and to add four or five professors to the teaching force  to keep pace  with the rapid increase in  the student body.
 
"The high cost of living has not only made conditions bad for all men with fixed salaries'. said Dr. Smith, discussing his plans for the university, ' but has made it especially difficult for all endowed institutions whose income remains unchanged, but whose expenses have been practically doubled. All institutions not supported by taxation, such as Harvard, Princeton and Washington & Lee, are undertaking campaigns for increasing their endowment to enable them to increase the salaries of professors, and to meet increased expenses, The Washington & Lee campaign for $1,000,000 is already under way. Of this amount one-half will go toward  increasing  professors's salaries to a living figure, and to provide for their retirement in old age. The other one half is for building a new dining  hall and Y.M.C.A. building and to add four or five professors to the teaching force  to keep pace  with the rapid increase in  the student body.
 
"The Washington & Lee alumni are organizing everywhere to assist in the management of this campaign. The great work of the university in the past makes its claim for public support unique and impressive. No institution in America, in proportion to its size. has
 
"The Washington & Lee alumni are organizing everywhere to assist in the management of this campaign. The great work of the university in the past makes its claim for public support unique and impressive. No institution in America, in proportion to its size. has
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OVER 200 VETS ATTEND SESSIONS  Virginia Division of U>C>V> Elected Officers Yesterday Afternoon.  DR. WAYLAND MAKES ADDRESS  Reception at Night for Visitors, Veterans Will Tour Battlefields in Automobiles This Afternoon.  What is conceded to be one of the greatest meeting of the Grand Camp, Confederate Veterans in recent years, formally opened at the Normal School auditorium yesterday morning.  Major-General T.R. Jackson, of Norfolk, Grand Commander, presided at the opening session. Nearly two hundred veterans are in attendance with an exceptionally large member of Sponsors and Maids of Honor  augmenting  the rigister of guests. Mayor J.H. Downing and Commander R.N. Colvin in appropriate speeches welcomed the large delegation.Response was made by Hon John Lamb, of Richmond  Routine business of the Grand Camp was considered when the meeting adjourned until 10 0'clock this morning
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At 2:30 the Virginia Division of United Confederate Veterans  convened in a business session. Major General W.B. Greeman of Richmond presiding.  Interesting  addresses were made by General J. T. Brown of Richmond honorary commander U.C.V and Commander S. L. Adams of South Boston  Grand Commander Sons of Veterans. Report from the Major Generals and Brigadier General were most encouraging, showing  considerable revival of interest in the organiation

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Page 2 S-RECORD This paper is a member of the Associated Press and of the Audit Bureau of Circulation. Average daily distribution for three months ending March 31st 1919 7383 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 2, 1919 AMERICA NOW HAS BOLSHEVIST PARTY 300 Delegates at Chicago Adopt Emblem of Soviet Republic of Russia CALL IT COMMUNIST PARTY Mention of Russian and of Bolshevism Greeted with Cheers. Will Attempt to Call Strike for October the 8. (By the Associated Press)Chicago, September 2, Three hundred representatives of the left wing of the National Socialist Party, which recently withdrew from the parent body today organized the communist labor party of America, and adopted the emblem of the Soviet Republic of Russia, with the emblem of 'Workers of the World Unite." The emblem consists of s scythe and hammer, surrounded by a wreath of wheat. A suggestion that a torch be added to the emblem was voted down. Delegate Zimmerman, of Indiana, led a small minority who wanted the new organization christened "The independent Socialist Party," but his suggestion was defeated. "I think the word communist will strike terror to the American workmen and we cannot succeed without this element. I will go as far in the revolutionary movement as any man in this hall, but I think it unwise to adopt this name. If you think I am a coward, search the court records of Indiana. We know that the UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT OUTLINES GREAT NEED OF LARGE ENDOWMENT Dr. Henry Louis Smith, of Washington and Lee, Also to Address Veteran Today. Dr. Henry Louis Smith, president of Washington & Lee University, at at Lexington, was in Harrisonburg yesterday on a visit preliminary to launching the drive for $1,000,000 endowment fund for the university. He is registered at The Kavanaugh, and this morning will deliver an address at the meeting of the Grand Camp, Confederate Veterans of Virginia. "The high cost of living has not only made conditions bad for all men with fixed salaries'. said Dr. Smith, discussing his plans for the university, ' but has made it especially difficult for all endowed institutions whose income remains unchanged, but whose expenses have been practically doubled. All institutions not supported by taxation, such as Harvard, Princeton and Washington & Lee, are undertaking campaigns for increasing their endowment to enable them to increase the salaries of professors, and to meet increased expenses, The Washington & Lee campaign for $1,000,000 is already under way. Of this amount one-half will go toward increasing professors's salaries to a living figure, and to provide for their retirement in old age. The other one half is for building a new dining hall and Y.M.C.A. building and to add four or five professors to the teaching force to keep pace with the rapid increase in the student body. "The Washington & Lee alumni are organizing everywhere to assist in the management of this campaign. The great work of the university in the past makes its claim for public support unique and impressive. No institution in America, in proportion to its size. has

OVER 200 VETS ATTEND SESSIONS Virginia Division of U>C>V> Elected Officers Yesterday Afternoon. DR. WAYLAND MAKES ADDRESS Reception at Night for Visitors, Veterans Will Tour Battlefields in Automobiles This Afternoon. What is conceded to be one of the greatest meeting of the Grand Camp, Confederate Veterans in recent years, formally opened at the Normal School auditorium yesterday morning. Major-General T.R. Jackson, of Norfolk, Grand Commander, presided at the opening session. Nearly two hundred veterans are in attendance with an exceptionally large member of Sponsors and Maids of Honor augmenting the rigister of guests. Mayor J.H. Downing and Commander R.N. Colvin in appropriate speeches welcomed the large delegation.Response was made by Hon John Lamb, of Richmond Routine business of the Grand Camp was considered when the meeting adjourned until 10 0'clock this morning At 2:30 the Virginia Division of United Confederate Veterans convened in a business session. Major General W.B. Greeman of Richmond presiding. Interesting addresses were made by General J. T. Brown of Richmond honorary commander U.C.V and Commander S. L. Adams of South Boston Grand Commander Sons of Veterans. Report from the Major Generals and Brigadier General were most encouraging, showing considerable revival of interest in the organiation