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NIGHT BEfORE AT THE CITY CLUB Great Enthusiasm at the Senior Smoker [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
NIGHT BEfORE AT THE CITY CLUB Great Enthusiasm at the Senior Smoker The Senior Class broke old precedents and established new ones by holding their annual "smoker" fc the Boston CityClub, on the night preceding the Holy Cross-Boston College football game. Fully two thousand students and Alumni were present and all took vigorous part in the greatest outburst of enthusiasm ever seen in the history of the college. The college band furnished the music and members of the Glee sung suggestions for the morrow's game. Thomas Scanlan, President of the Senior Class, acting as temporary chairman, introduced at the outset Richard L. McShane, President of k Fulton, as permanent chairman for the evening. After some preliminary remarks, the chairman introduced Rev. William Devlin, S. J., President of the College. Fr. Devlin's popularity and personal appeal to the large gathering was perfectly manifest and he was cheered lustily for mafiy minutes. He called attentA in the course of his to the wonde...
BOSTON COLLEGE WINS ANNUAL CLASSIC! GAME WON IN LAST QUARTER [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
BOSTON COLLEGE WINS ANNUAL CLASSIC! GAME WON IN LAST QUARTER Before the greatest crowd that ever witnessed a Boston College-Holy Cross gridiron battle, our stout-hearted lads clinched a well-earned victory in the waning moments of the game, at Fenway Park last Saturday when Captain Jim Fitzpatrick placed the ball over the goal line, where the Holy Cross rooters best could view their ruin. The score was 9 to 7, but it is not a true tale of the superiority of the Maroon and Old Gold over the Purple. The "breaks" figured in the scoring, but they counted most heavily in favor of Holy Cross. Boston College was far superior to Holy Cross on the offensive ana) outclassed its opponents on the -defensive as well. The throng which packed the stands at Fenway Park totaled nearly 15,000. It was perhaps, the largest gathering that ever attended a football contest between two Catholic colleges, and demonstrated clearly the splendid following that both colleges have in Massachusetts. Not only did ...
ABOUT OURSELVES [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
ABOUT OURSELVES Students of Boston College, this is not an editorial of the character we hope henceforth to carry in these columns. It is rather a statement of policy. In this first issue of the new college weekly, to be known as The Heights, it is pardonably proper for the Staff to make a declaration of the nature of this new student venture into the field of journalism. What it is— The Heights is the Boston College weekly. It will be sent to the printer every Monday morning and will be placed on sale every Wednesday. It is not a political organ. It will take no part in political strife—even in college elections. It will print both sides of all stories. It will aim to be fair and just to all. It will be constructive —not destructive. Yet while optimism will prevail in its editorial rooms, and will reflect itself in the tone of sturdy encouragement it hopes to carry to the student body outside, The Heights can never condone abuses in student activities. It can be no respecter of per...
AN APPRECIATED COURTESY [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
AN APPRECIATED COURTESY The Athletic Board was recently in receipt of the following acknowledgment of their courtesies to the Atlantic Fleet: Gentlemen: The Commander Battleship Division Five, United States Atlantic Fleet, appreciates very much the courtesy of the authorities of Boston College in extending the use of their Athletic Field for the Football Season, 1919. Very truly yours, E. W. Eberle, Rear-Admiral, U.S.N.
JOURNALISM [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
JOURNALISM Before the class in Journalism Mr. James Riordan of the Boston Post recently discussed the subject, "The Make-Up of a Daily Newspaper"; Mr. Lewis Taplinger of the Boston Advertiser also spoke to the class. His topic was, "New s Sources." On Thursday, Nov. 20, Mr. John Mellen of the Boston Post will address the class on, "The Principles of Newspaper Style."
WHAT ARE YOU DOING NOVEMBER 29th? [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
WHAT ARE YOU DOING NOVEMBER 29th? As the Autumn sun was sinking behind the left field clock down at Fenway Park last Saturday and Carey Martin's buglers sent the last holy note cf TAPS across the chalk-lined gridiron into the "PURPLE" stands, our dear old Maroon and Gold standard bristled in the topmost breezes of the flag-staff while the Purple banner wallowed in the frosty mire below. Before upwards of 15,000 wild-eyed football enthusiasts OUR TEAM had WON. Captain Jim Fitzpatrick and his glorious followers had gone over the top. If you missed that game, you shortened your life by five years. If you did not get into the snake dance that tripped the whirling fantastic down to the shadow of the State House on Boston Common, if you did not join the rush that bore Captain Jim and Teddie Madden and Corrie and Scanlan and all the rest of them on its shoulders over Boston's cobblestone streets, you must either have been chained to a sickbed or "DEAD." If the former, you are excused, but ...
COACH RYDER'S SUCCESS AT BOSTON COLLEGE Work of Popular Coach Progressing Rapidly [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
COACH RYDER'S SUCCESS AT BOSTON COLLEGE Work of Popular Coach Progressing Rapidly The acquisition of Coach "Jack" Ryder to take charge of track activities at Boston College is a decided advance towards the building of a strong team and an effort to place track and field on a par with such sports as football, baseball - Coach Ryder is a skilled tutor of many years experience, and his ability and versatility is unquestioned among those who pretend to any knowledge of New England athletics. Hundreds of athletes, many of them New England and National champions,, attest to these capabilities of our new Coach. He knows an athlete the moment he sees one, and can be depended upon to develop any latent powers in the candidates that come under his care. Up to the present about forty candidates have presented themselves to Coach Ryder. The Cross-Country team is now being primed for many contests which the management has arranged. On Saturday last, in the New England champ.onships, if not a vic...
COLLEGE PLAY [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
COLLEGE PLAY On Wednesday, December 17 and Thursday, December 18th, the College Dramatic Association will present the Farcical Comedy entitled, "Helping Father." for the benefit of the College Athletic Association, at the Boston College High School Hall in James Street.
Business Administration [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
Business Administration The Senior Class in Business Administration will hear a lecture to-day by Mr. Albert Good of Cambridge, Mass., on the topic, "The Workings of the Stock Exchange." Among the lectures already given in this course have been, "The Principles of Advertising" by Mr. John Clausen of the New England Directory; "The Fire Protection Business," by Mr. James Dana of the Automatic Sprinkler Company; "The Leather Business," by Mr. William C. McDermott; "Federal Finance," by Mr. Matthew T. Keenan of the Federal Finance Corporation.
SENIOR vs. JUNIOR DEBATE [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
SENIOR vs. JUNIOR DEBATE On Friday, Nov. 21st, the Junior and Senior Inter-class debate will be held in the College Hall. A lively and spirited debate is expected and a complete session of the Fulton is assured. The Junior feels confident that a salutary tweak of the probiscus will be administered to the wearers of the Cap and Gown.
ALUMNI ENTHUSIASM [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
ALUMNI ENTHUSIASM All Hands Working Hard. The Alumni Bulletin is making a great hit down-town with the Old Boys. The Graduate Athletic Board of which Mr. Francis R. Mullin, '00 is chairman held its monthly meeting at St. Mary's Hall on Tuesday last. That chairman is sure a live wire—and the Board a live coil. Graduate Manager Reynolds, '16 is doing a fine job and the students are back of him to a man. He has sincere congratulations from all sides and the assurance that after this first year of breaking-in, the next ten years will be much easier. College spirit of the finest brand is being shown by the brothers Manning, Ed and Jim, in taking charge of the football application system for the three big games. Boston College thanks them both — and their sisters, too, who help.
"As We See It" [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
"As We See It" By Bosco Under the leadership of Prof. Fitzie and his ten instructors we're getting that snake dance down pat. Another lesson after the Georgetown game, Jim! Several shift plays were pulled off after the game. Those pretty purple hats were shifted from H. C. heads to B. C. pockets. The Cardinal's Cup has a permanent home now. We need another to make a set. Our idea of —273 Centigrade —"Help Cleo Beat Cav." The Holy Cross cheering section had a close-up view of B. C.'s touch-down. Great foresight on the part of the management. Mr. Heaphy, the well-known exponent of brotherly love, demonstrated his affection by throwing bis arms about Mr. Gagnon's neck. Strange to say, Mr. Gagnon was displeased. Ingratitude, Jack, is a terrible thing. We never thought the term "baseball" in any sense appropriate in its application to the forward pass, until we saw Urban's circus catch of Fitzie's heave. Mayor Fitzgerald sat on the Boston College bench and agreed it was a big day for the...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 19 November 1919
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CLASS OF 1921 In First Function of Year Movies, Smokes, Eats and Everythin' At Junior Smoker [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 26 November 1919
CLASS OF 1921 In First Function of Year Movies, Smokes, Eats and Everythin' At Junior Smoker Last Friday evening in the College Hall all sections of the Junior Class came together for the first function of the year. Charlie Coyle was there and Frank Morrissey and "Jazz" and Father Rector and the "Irishman" and Charlie Wellington, the caterer, and Battling Bill, and everybody in Junior Class. And they all had a wonderful time. Walter Cremmen, of Junior B class furnished a five reel thriller, entitled the "Liar" and believe us he was some liar. And "Morrie" tickled the ivories, Gregory sang, he's a good singer too, and little Mac from Providence fell in love with two senoritas, and had to utilize his major logic to decide which was the "gal." Nothing was lacking. The Junior Class certainly has started something. What the Seniors staged in the line of a Smoker was a Henry Ford in comparison with the Junior Social. It was a regular "gettogether." The Juniors had placards pasted all over...