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General Athletic Association [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
General Athletic Association At the meeting of the Executive Committee of the General Athletic Association held last Monday, the matter -of the present financial condition was'taken ,up and discussed. It was decided that all the members of this committee should at once begin to solicit subscriptions from the undergraduate body, and, in addition, a man from each class was appointed for this purpose. January nth was proposed for the. date of the musical benefit. The President's sanction has not been received as yet for that time.
REPORT of the MANAGER OF THE CREW, October 8, 1900. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
REPORT of the MANAGER OF THE CREW, October 8, 1900. RECEIPTS. , - Graduate subscriptions ...$2,882 00 Class of 1903, for Freshmen Crew. 1,721 00 Undergraduate subscriptions for' University Crew 59 ; Columbia University Athletic Association 500 00 Board of members of the crews. .. 285 00 ! Columbia University Rowing Club 58 72 Rental of launch 25 00 U. S. Naval Academy, for expenses of Annapolis race 80 00 ! Other sources 1,102 19 Total $3,553 50 PAYMENTS. Old bills, season of 1899 $1,072 75 New boiler, supplies, repairs and storage of launch 1,130 80 Crew of launch 676 00 Coal for launch 102 20 : Hire of naphtha launch 125 00 G. E. Webb, balance of salary under contract with Columbia University Rowing Club 523 75 Labor, boat building and boat house 446 61 Hire of gas engine for boat shop. . 8 00 Tools ; ... 6 03 Materials for boats and shells and repairs 467 56 Oars 78 29 Boat house supplies 10 91' . Gas, boathouse 9 25 Traveling expenses, Annapolis, Philadelphia and Poughkeepsie. 3...
SUPPLEMENTAL COMPARATIVE STATEMENT of ORDINARY RECEIPTS AND EXPENSES FOR 1899-1900. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
SUPPLEMENTAL COMPARATIVE STATEMENT of ORDINARY RECEIPTS AND EXPENSES FOR 1899-1900. RESOURCES. Actual receipts as stated $8,553 50 Accounts receivable, considered . 339 00 $8,892 50 The foregoing may be classified as follows : 1. .ORDINARY RECEIPTS, that is, receipts frorii sources that may'reasonably be relied upon, in any year. Board ol members of. Crews" $ 345 oo Freshman Class 2,000 00 Other undergraduate subscriptions 1,899 59 Graduate subscriptions 2,882 00 2. UNUSUAL RE- ' CEIPTS, that is, receipts belonging specially the season of 1900: U. S. Naval Academy $ 80 00 Rent of launch 25 00 Columbia University Athletic Association 500 00 Columbia University Rowing Club, of 1899, balance in treasury on dissolution 58 72 Other sources 1,102 19 Total, all sources $8,892 50 EXPENSES. Total actual payments $8,553 5° Bills payable 207 60 Total $8,760 10 The expenses may be classified as follows : 1. SPECIAL EXPENSES, not to be regarded in estimates for the ensuing year: Unpaid bills, se...
Statement [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Statement All bills payable, as mentioned in Manager Oakley's report, have since been paid, and there is no outstanding debt for the 1901 crew. OSCAR W. ERDAL, Manager. The adjourned session of the crew mass meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. Q, to consider the constitution and organize the Columbia University Rowing Club. J. B. SMITH, Chairman. O. W. ERDAL, Mgr. P. B. IRVINE, Captain.
Freshman Basket Ball [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Freshman Basket Ball The Freshman basket-ball team has practiced regularly every afternoon ■for the past week and is showing marked improvement. The team which will represent the class after the Christmas holidays will soon be picked. Captain Gillies wants more men from the College to come out to practice. Practice takes place every day at five.
Columbia Gets Appointment [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Columbia Gets Appointment Robert Van Arsdale Norris, S., 'B6, has been appointed chief engineer of the Susquehanna Coal Company, Summit Branch Coal Company, Lyk'ens Valley Coal Company, Nanticoke Water Company, and Lykens Valley Water Company, which are parts of the Pennsylvania Railroad system. At the weekly practice of the Freshman hockey team, held Wednesday, three-fourths of the men present were from the college. The captain of the team, A. Akin, wants every Mines man who can play hockey to turn out W. R. Putnam, R. von Bernuth, Albert Akin, Work. A. Eakin, Holmes, H. Baxter, E. Benedict, H. Benjamin, H. Hudson were present at the practise. These men, together with McKee, Arkell, Kent, and Bogart should report next time. All the candidates who have not registered on the blanks of the Committee on Athletics should do so at once and hand them to the manager of the team.
Harvard Wins Debate With Yale [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Harvard Wins Debate With Yale The annual Yale-Harvard debate was held last Friday evening at Cambridge in Sanders Theater; the subject discussed was the permanent retention of the Philippines. The Harvard speakers based their claim for retention on the incapacity of the Filipinos for government. The debate turned largely on the evidence for or against their political ability. Harvard's clever rebuttal speeches told strongly in her favor. Harvard was represented by M. Seasongood, 1901 Law, R. C. Bruce, 1900, and H. P. Chandler, 1900. Yale's team was composed of C. W. Merriam, 1900, F. H. Sincerbeaux, 1902, and M. Trowbridge, 1902. Mr. Straus, U. S. Minister to Turkey, was one of the judges.
Varsity Basket Ball [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Varsity Basket Ball For the first time in several years Columbia is to have a Varsity bas-ket-ball team. Games have so far been arranged with Yale, Harvard, Pennsylvania, and Dartmouth. Contests with Tufts, Wesleyan, Williams, and Rutgers, and various Y. M. C. A. teams in the vicinity of New York are being considered. The coach, John Wendelken, a famous professional player, expresses himself as well pleased with the material and believes be can turn out a winning team. Columbia, however, will need a good deal of heavy work to get into good enough form to compete successfully with the other college teams. The management is trying to make the Yale game a social as well as an athletic success. It is planned to have the game take place early in January in the Knickerbocker Athletic Club's gymnasium. It is expected that the Freshman team will also have a contest the same evening with some prominent preparatory school five. After the contests the Association plans to have the Glee and Man...
1902 Columbian [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
1902 Columbian Unless the editors of the 1902 Cos iumbian have been misinformed by uharles M. Jhlliot &amp; Lo. ot Jt'inladeiplna, their publisher, tiie Columbian will appear during the week ot December 17. LohmiDian Boards in the past have usually been misinformed. ihe Columbian, when it does appear, be it early or late, will, like tne 1901 Columbian, be bound 111 brown cioth. ihe seal of the University, in black with light-blue streamers, wiii decorate the left hand portion of the cover, ihe words "1902 Columbian' will appear in black diagonally across the rest. Ihe back cover ot the volume will be plain. ihe gilt-edged leaves and rounded corners winch were so effective in last year's Columbian have been abandoned by the present board of editors. They have returned to the square corners and plain white leaves. This year's Columbian has been dedicated to William G. Schermerhorn, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University. His picture and the dedication appear at th...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
FINANCIAL. BROWN BROTHERS &amp; CO., PHILADELPHIA. I, A E„r Jbanneis, 59 and 61 Wall Street, ALEX. BROWN &amp; SONS, BALTIMORE. Issue Letters of Credit, available in all parts of the world. Buy and sell first-class Securities 011 Commission. BROWN, SHIPLEY &amp; CO., London. Redmond, Kerr &amp; Cos., BANKERS, 41 Wall Street, New York. Transact a general banking business. Receive deposits subject to draft. Dividends and interest collected and remitted. Act as Fiscal Agent for and negotiate and issue loans of railroads, street railways, gas companies, etc.. Securities bought and sold on commission. Members New York Stock Exchange. • DEAL IN High=Grade Investment Securities. List of current offerings sent on application. PHILADELPHIA CORRESPONDENTS, GRAHAM, KERR &amp; CO. •'STRONGEST IN THE WORLD." The Equitable's policies are to the assurer What Government Bonds are to the investor THE EQUITABLE LIFE ...ASSURANCE SOCIETY OF THE UMTED STATES. 120...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
FINANCIAL The Trust Cos. of New York. 60 WALL STRLLT. Capital, - - $1,000,000 Surplus, - = - $1,000,000 Takes full charge of real and personal estates. Acts as Trustee,. Executor/,Administrator, Guardian, Committee, Assignee, Receiver. Fiscal and Transfer Agent, etc. Interest allowed, on deposits. WILLIS S. PAINE, Pres't. WARNER VAN NORDEN, ist V-Pres't. OSCAR F. RICHARDSON, 2d V-Pres't. EDMUND C. LOCKWOOD, Sec. TRUSTEES. George W. Quintard, Warner Van Norden, William A. Brewer, Jr., Willis S. Paine, Jonathan B. Currey, Charles M. Swain, James Talcott, Smith M. WeedCharles E: Sprague, Henry F. Shoemaker Clarence Whitman, Amzi L. Barber.. Thomas P. Fowler, Edward V. Loew, W. Rockhill Potts, Henry C. lirewaiv-i, Gen. James Tourdan, Ernst 1 halmann, Richard L. Edwards, Felix Campbell, Daniel A. Heald, Isaac E. Gates, Colgate Hoyt, Amzi L. Barber. THE Lincoln National Bank of the City of New York. Capital, ----- $300,000.00 Surplus, ----- 700,000.00 Undivided Profits, - 220,40647 Thomas...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
SPECTATOR will print next issue a correct copy of the report by the football manager. The subject matter of the report is not unusual and can probably be duplicated in the reports of other colleges. It has become, of late, a custom the wisdom of which we question, to treat football players and other athletes to the fat of the land, with other objects than that of increasing their weight. The Columbia report is not inconsistent. It shows that in the neighborhood of five hundred dollars has been expended in dinners, theater tickets, and outside football games. It also shows that to a coach who received $5OOO for three months' services, additional expenses incurred in the ordinary duties of coaching were allowed. These are the facts. Were things not as they are, there might be dissatisfaction without complaint, but the present financial situation in athletics calls for more than this. It calls for protest. Football is to be tolerated, supported, and encouraged under two circumstances a...
Class Day Nominations [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Class Day Nominations A meeting of the Senior class was held Wednesday at 3.30 to consider a method of nominating class day officers. After considerable discussion it was decided to make the nominations in the meeting, but that other nominations might be made at any time before the elections. The nominations for valedictorian are: Bulkley, Cardozo, Grace, Bensel, and Durham. Grace was nominated for poet. The nominees for yew-tree orator are Forsch, White, Ross and Smith. Mitchell, Wise, Bruce and Grace were nominated for prophet. McKeon, Nash, and Durham were nominated for presentation orator. The meeting then adjourned. The meeting to elect the class day officers will be held next Wednesday at 3.30 in Room 201 College Hall. An additional nomination has been received of Smith for prophet, made by Bowne and seconded by Harrison.
Prof. Cohn Honored [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Prof. Cohn Honored Prof. Adolphe Cohn, head of Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, has been, made a chevalier of the French Legion of Honor. The honor is both civil and military. It is given to soldiers for great military service and to citizens for any direct or indirect service to France. Professor Cohn has rendered great service to France in spreading French culture in America. It was no doubt for this reason that he was decorated. He was decorated a few years ago by the Italian Government.
Barnard Literary Association [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Barnard Literary Association Last Wednesday evening the regular order of business of the Barnard Literary Association was suspended. The exercises consisted of a scrub debate between the team chosen to represent Barnard in the Barnard-Phi'o-lexian debate and a team consisting of Ogden, Kelly and Turnbull. The latter team took the Philolexian side of the debate and defeated the regular team.
Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 14 December 1900
Correspondence While we are glad to publish any correspondence that may be sent us, we are not responsible for the sentiments expressed. Those who wish their correspondence published anonymously, must attach their own signature. Unsigned letters will receive no attention. To the Readers of the Columbia SPECTATOR : You and your friends are cordially invited to attend the annual debate between the Philolexian Society and the Barnard Literary Association on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 8 P.M., in Havemeyer Hall. A large audience is greatly desired, and as no tickets are required we trust that all who are interested in debating will attend.