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Y. M. C. A. ELECTS NEW OFFICERS. BIG PREPARATIONS FOR MUCH ACTIVITY NEXT YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
Y. M. C. A. ELECTS NEW OFFICERS.
BIG PREPARATIONS FOR MUCH ACTIVITY NEXT YEAR.
Al llie last meeting „f the V. M. (', A. before the culminations, tba following ultuers weie eleelcl fur the ensuing year: President, I. 11. Barrup; Vlcc-I'resident, W. 1,. Davis; Seerel-iry, I. ('. Adams; Treasurer, T. W. I'wi/lcy; Seerelary of Missions, !.,('. Dickenson. 'Lhee oiiieers were properly installed mid entered upon Ihe dillies of their respective ollices Thin' <[»\ DJght, 'I In' now Office*" nro repri ■> ntative college meu, They haw shoWE themselves ellnielil ill ueiyihing they have undertaken, si, (he wort of the V. \i, c. A. should gn forward under i heir leadership! One ol the important mnllcm lo lie worked up by the new oilier- m j ranging to send delegates to tie Southern Student Conference, at nine Ridge, in June. That in the Hall.ing school lor V ML Cl A. workers, mill the wideawake Wucia'ion sends Its ullh'cl's and leaders iheie for inspirniioii ami Instruction in e...
CROWDS GO HOME FOR SHORT HOLIDAY. FEW WHO REMAIN SPEND PLEASANT DAYS—ACTIVITY SOON BEGINS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
CROWDS GO HOME FOR SHORT HOLIDAY.
FEW WHO REMAIN SPEND PLEASANT DAYS—ACTIVITY SOON BEGINS.
Tlielll'ief I.rt we, lot con h.ihilitvs, which ended last Tuesday, were received with much enthusiasm, snd resulted in almost depopulating the College for s few days, At, times ihe refectory wan almost da- cicd, only two or three tables being ow iipieil. Base ball praotine weal on tUadlty, aspirants for diamond laurels utioklng faithfully to the game, supported by n few humors am who had other work !to ih>, nr preferred the balmy, peaceful days limong the whispering pine* and on . Ihe placid WAtani l'> Ihe thrills and |ilensnn'it of n nlinrl lionie-coiniliji (In Sunday afternoon the lingerers tgere re- inforced bj a large otowd of visitors i he ciiy, who thronged the campus in true spring-time manner until lata In the afternoon. Vesper services were suspended, und will 1m resumed on moil Sunday, WsJßthiCipton College did not open d mill yi itorday, Only a very few of the youn...
GRANITE GATEWAYS MARK OLD SITE. HOME OF OLD COLLEGE TO BE MARKED BY PILLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
GRANITE GATEWAYS MARK OLD SITE.
HOME OF OLD COLLEGE TO BE MARKED BY PILLARS.
Dr. Boatwright has swarded tha com tree! for i lie erection of two granite gala i Lombard) and Qraue and Ryland .nnl (itiiie streets, markingtlioentrance lot lie ('limpilHof tilt! llld b'ichlll ICollcilc on 11 race street, to .land as ".meats for ill llm. iciikinu Ihciule oftbeolililislit.il- iion. Each gatewa.) will be i tposed of tWO while granite pylons, twcnly-onc feel high, with ornamental bronae work, and lopped by large electric lights. On the granite shafts will be placed bronze tablets bearing the simple inscription stilling thai the College was curled oil these grounds in 1833, and removed to Waetbtunpton in I'.H I, Ihe pylons are said to be reproductions oi those on the famous Alexandria Memo- n;.l Bridge ever I lie S: re river in tarts, »hieh are the lines! of Ihe kind in llie I a cut up into lot-, which are rapidly being disposed of. and I hese granite pillan will serve a worthy pur...
DR. BOATWRIGHT TO ACT AS "SHAKESPEARE." BUILDINGS TO BE ERECTED MUCH PREPARATION FOR PAGEANT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
DR. BOATWRIGHT TO ACT AS "SHAKESPEARE."
BUILDINGS TO BE ERECTED MUCH PREPARATION FOR PAGEANT.
The Pageant to be staged here in May is causing more Interest and enthusiasm Hum wan expected, Snd With each day prospects fot complete suooom grow brighter, All of Hiclmioiid's schools, Si well an every other organisation of Im- portance, have joined in freely and heartily with the movement, and prepa- rations me now in full swine], Miss Hatcher, who in in general ahsttJS of Ihe affair, Is kept busy with erraogemonta, all the committees mid snb-coumu(tees having been appointed and set In motion. An event of more Ihan onlinmv Interest io Richmond College was the selection of president Boaiwrighl as the Shakes- pears of the festival, lie will be the centre of ihe celebration, with members of ihe Faculty of this College and mem- bers of Hie Board of Trustees acting »- s his companions in the persons of oon» temporary writers of tha day. They will lie included ill the prncci-sioiiH...
DR. EDMOND HARRISON. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
DR. EDMOND HARRISON.
On Sunday, March 19th, wusimiumneetl the death of Profeaaor Edmond Harrison. : For nearly I hilly years I'lol'o-sor Harrison I occupieil liie Chnir of Latin in llicbinoinl College, Coming to the College in ISlili, when it gnu jusi emerging from the prostrating j cll'ec!,, of the war. he \t:is one of lliiif joodlj eonipniiy so often referred to aw ilie"i)ld()uard," who laid the foundation* Of I he College deep mid bronil. In June, 189S, he severed his oonnootion with the College, and went to Kentucky ti, live, Here, for a number of years, he wiw at, (he head of ~ girla' .-.ebon!, but was wluetaiitly induced by his ehlldren to give it up and make his home with llicin. At the time of his death he was i living with bin .-on Roger, in (Ireen-boio, N, C, Professor ll.'iiri.son never lost inleiesl in the College, and the "old boy,-," ns he affectionately called those who were ! mider him. The best years of his hie miN he aanribed no email share of Its SUOoese, He...
COACH DOBSON WILL STAY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
COACH DOBSON WILL STAY.
Since our las! issue went lo press Coach Dobson signed a live-year contr.iol with Richmond College w bead of I be depart- tuent ol tttbl»tlDS, To the cnsntll ob- server this would be lillle mure Iban a commonplaei citrrencc, but lo us who know i! is a big thing indeed, A rccilal of the many athletic glorias gained under his training would be a men. reprndiielion of well-known facts, The good tlml he hits done during his three years here can- net be (old in llie athletic victories alone, for his Influence lias come In be fell more and iiioie In circles far removed from the field of sport. His day's work in nut (tune when his leani gees in for the night. The same influence thai has given his athletic work iis uniqueness. Its oleanness, its superiority, is felt among those with whom lie moves and has liis being. We regard the retaining uf C h i lobi on for ibis mug term sa the beginning nf an athletic career which will put Richmond College on a fooling she...
NEW UNIVERSITY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
NEW UNIVERSITY CLUB.
The ww I'nivei'sily Club, of Hiclinioiul, baa been n ntl.y founded tun! clinrlered, and is now Incorporated This club has loi its President Mr. W yiulhiiin H. Meredith, who is Presidenl of the Rich* inoiiil Chapter of Richmond College alumni, and Is an honored graduate of the law school here. 'Che Sccieliirv is Mr. c. 11. Winfree, a recent graduate of Richmond College, mid ii in due to his efforts mainly that, the Club linn been Organised, All men who have passed an much as two years In any standard college are eligible to membership, subject lo approval by the Club. Dr. Melculf is v member of the Board of Managers, and much enthusiasm has been manifested in this new institution. Two or three hundred members have been passed upon, ami headquarter* will soon be opened on Franklin slreel, This is said In be the third club of this kind to be founded in the South.
CINDER PATH IS BEING REPAIRED. Spider Track Soon to be One of the Best Anywhere. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
CINDER PATH IS BEING REPAIRED.
Spider Track Soon to be One of the Best Anywhere.
After much deliberation, meditation, and hesitation, work has at last begun mi Ihe I rack. A steam roll,')' has been it WOrt for several days, and llie cinder pftth is fast rounding into shape. Mr, Qoolsby is supervising the work person- ally, and lie is pushing his force of men lo finish the work iiHsoon as possible. When his plans have been couipleled we will have one of the best twenty-foot quarter- mile tracks in the Kouth, wild a 300-foot striiiglil-away I hat cannot be equalled. The truck ban a solid lied of cinders and tones for some six inches, all of which is being rolled heavily, imd will be as tight an a stone wall. On top of (bis will be an Inch or two of light sereeniiigM, and Ihe track will be linished off with line cinders and clay. While being en- tirely compact mid snioolh, I here will lie the rteoeasary spring, which is an attribute it very few I racks in the country pOsWMS...
GLOBE THEATRE FOR GYMNASIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
GLOBE THEATRE FOR GYMNASIUM.
Il has been suggested thai the building lo be used 111 (he I'ageaiit for the Olobo Theatre, In be eonslructcd near \Vcs(- limnpion College, be Inter converted Into a much-needed gymnasium for Ihe young Indies, The building will have a good Moor mid will be partly roofed, hence, with little ciwi, ihe roofing could be com- pleted, mid tile Structure would serve a very Worthy purpose until more favorable suns should shine and a mure com- modious building Inke ils place. This strikes iih ns S good suggestion and a very logical COS, The building could be neatly filled out at very little expense, and would mil only be a valuable addition to the scenery, hut wnnld (ill a long-felt want al Weslhnnipton College, We sub- mit this suggestion to the authorities.
CREDITS FOR BIBLE STUDY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
CREDITS FOR BIBLE STUDY.
i a movement La now on fool in eduoa* ] tional circles to give credits in high schools on Bible study work, such credits lo be used toward college entrance re- quirements. Il is proposed thai from OnS-half to one unil be given an credil for all Bible, study done at home, in clubs, etc., as under the system now praotioed in North Dakota, all work, of course, being under ouuiiilialion by the Stale Board of Kdurnlinn. The course in In be taken anywhere except in Ihe school buildings, and is only for high school students, Dr. Metealf is a mem- ber of the State Committee which has been working for Home lime on the mailer.
BASKET-BALL OFFICIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
The election held the. lav before exami- nations began resulted ill the select ion of P. C. Adams as manager of the basket - ball team for the ensuing year, with Mr. iB. C. (ioode as his assistant,. This election holds all records for voles polled, something over two hundred votes being cast. A few days before this Wfloj \\ . Wood, the versatile, agile, and pug- nacious forward on the baskel-liall learn, was elected captain for next year, to sue, I PeWy Mitchell,
PROMINENT SPEAKER HERE NEXT THURSDAY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
PROMINENT SPEAKER HERE NEXT THURSDAY NIGHT.
Dr. .1. a. <'. Chandler, Superintendent lOf the Richmond Public Schools, will speak in the chapel nevt Thursday night, jat 7 o'clock, his stilijoel being "Teaching As a Profession," iir. Chandler i« on siumnui of the College, mid baa been professor of boih (English and History in the College, re- signing the latter to at pi (be position Which be now holds He is one of the leading educators ol fcba South, and a very pleasing speaker. 'This is the third of a series of special ■oiiio i arranged i", the v m. c. a.
FOUR MEN PLACE IN MARATHON. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
FOUR MEN PLACE IN MARATHON.
I On Saturday afternoon, March 35th, was run off one of die mosl interesting [avond since die Timet-DUpateh .Modi- tied Marathon of i'.n;t, it was a five- mile run, covering, a course from the Chimboraso I'mk, down Broad street to ■ till, ion Parg ami around il, (hence hack to Chiinhurii/.o and around it four limes, completing a ise of live miles, .'lO2 yards, in ;?7 ininules and it" sec- onds six "lied and nine" men entered lb'' lace, and four finished in second, fourth, fifth, and sixth places. The first ten runners finished 01 follows.: Wharton, Churoh Hill, Brat; Muatoe, Richmond College, second; Tolliver, ('lniioh Mill, third; Cbeeiliain, Richmond College, fourth] Hoover, Biohmond Col- lege, fifth; Talliaferro, liiehmond College, ai\th; Woods, William and Mary, seventh j Noul, church Hill, eighth; Hale, Inde- pendent, ninth, Carler, Church Hill, (enlli. Ten medida wen- given In I lie winners, live silver and live bronze, Mr. O. K. I'arrish, Pre...
DR. LOVING PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
DR. LOVING PRESIDENT.
Dr. Loving wuh elected President of il»' Virginia Chaptor bf Johns Hopkins Altimni, |l their annual bonqUSt, held al Hie Westmoreland Club on last Friday evening, .Several niembers of the Faculty of Kiciimoiid College were m attendance mi tins oceiii-ion, which was an elaborate affair. The Chapter includes among its members some of lln- leading business mid professional men of Ibis city, as well n« from oilier seel ions of Virginia, and it is the source of much congratulation thai Dr. living has been selected as its head,
RICHMOND COLLEGE NEWS COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
RICHMOND COLLEGE NEWS COLUMN.
it. T. Coleman, the Menu Ijsodsr'a ! representative here, has started i news I column ill that paper, to lie made up of I interesting notes pertaining (O -indent life hole on the campus, and including faeta of Interest connected with the College. This column will appear once v week, and Mr, Coleman reipiesls that nil Items of any Interest be banded to him each week This is a good thing, and lie should be backed up in this enter prise. If yon eha • to think i,i no. thing of any note, lei him have it.
McDOWELL WITHDRAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
(illy McDowell, who underwent an operation some lime ago for appendicitis, and spent considerable time in the hospi- tal, will not return to College Ibis year, although ti Deration was entirely succeesful and be is now quite well. The loss of lime, etc., was a considerable draw- back to him, nnd be decided lo return homo and get in Condition for next year, when ho will come back with all his old energy and strength.
BLOCK SYSTEM FOR EXAMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
BLOCK SYSTEM FOR EXAMINATIONS.
The new oataJog, whloh will be mil within u week, will aiuioiincc a change In be niiiile in the exniiunatma system of Hiehinoinl College, As win- inenl ioned in Tin-; ('tu.i.KUMN a few weeks ago, the bloog system [| a remedy for tin' conflicts that liave always come heretofore, ami ilii» system has finally been adopted, to i." put into operatloa nf\i your. By this plan all ti o'clock olasses on Monday, \\ eilin-.ilav, and l''iuInv will be first on the JOllodul*, ele., ami Hie criminal ion system will be put mi the most modern basis.
DR. BRYAN IN SUMMER SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
DR. BRYAN IN SUMMER SCHOOL.
Dr. Bryap bus accepted n position for the summer on the Faculty of the Rich- mond Bummer Normal, to be conducted in llie John Marshall High School build- ing. He will occupy ihe t 'linir of Educa- tion there. This school will draw sludenls from all parts of Virginia, and will in- clude in it- course of study many de- partments leading up to the various olsssat of teachers' certificates (or the public school* of Virginia. The position to be held by l)r. Bryan was formerly held by a professor of Trinity College, and occupies a very prominent place in the course of tbn work.
MEASLES AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Collegian — 31 March 1916
Uur young friend Slovens, who fell n victim to the Inevitable measles a week before examinations, is just about w«ll again, He spool the examination period in the infirmary, in charge of a trained nurse, and Ins illness wit* at no time critical. He is practically recovered now.