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Columbia College, New York City. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
Columbia College, New York City. SCHOOL OF ARTS.—Examinations for admission are held on the first Wednesday in June, and on the Wednesday next preceding the first Monday in October. Candidates from other colleges must present certificates of dismission in good standing. For students entering after October, 1880, the annual tuition fee.is $l5O, payable half-yearly in advance. The first term begins annually on the first Monday in October; the second, immediately after the intermediate examination in February (Feb. 10, 1881). Annual Commencement, the second Wednesday in June. From and after October, 1880, courses of instruction will be given to graduates of this, and other colleges, on a large variety of subjects. SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE.—The prime aim of this school is the development of all the branches of the political sciences. Annual fee, $l5O, payable half-yearly in advance. The scholastic year begins annually on the first Monday in October; Matriculation, the Friday precedin...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
COLUMBIA GRAMMAR SCHOOL, Classical, English and Mathematical, LEWIS &amp; CONGER, HOUSE FURNISHERS 601 &lt;Sf 60j Sixth Avenue, 1338 &amp; 1340 Broadway. Cutlery, Cooking Utensils, China and Glass. EDDY'S PREMIUM REFRIGERATORS. BRASS FENDERS, ANDIRONS, FIRE SETS AND COAL HODS. JOHN WOOD'S GYMNASIUM, 6 EAST 28TH STREET, NEAR STH AVE. Circulars sent on application. WM. M. WRIGHT, 160 Fulton St., S. W. cor. • Broadway, New York IMPORTER AND DEALER IN BICYCLES, Sole Agent for the "Columbia" Bicycles for New York City, Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Jersey City and Staten Island.
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
H. N. SEAVER, A.M., LL.B., Private Tuition in Classics, Mathematics, and English. Thorough work guaranteed. Refers to Profs. Drisler, Short, Van Amringe, Quackenbos, Browning. Address, care MR. C. O. ELDRIDGE, Class of 'B4, 8 E. 36th St., N. Y. City. UNION SQUARE HOTEL, UNION SQUARE, COR. 15TH ST., NEW YORK. A. J. DAM &amp; SON, Proprietors. EUROPEAN PLAN. John Pat, MERCHANT TAILOR, 436 Sixth Avenue, Bet. 26th &amp; 27th Streets, NEW YORK. Special styles from the best London Houses. IMPERIAL CARDS Six Dollars per Dozen, BY ROCKWOOD, 77 Union Square, West. Mr. Rockwood gives personal attention to the posing of sitters. Mr. Rockwood recently returned from Europe, bringing a new and valuable process for making INSTANTANEOUS PHOTOGRAPHS. He has introduced the process in his gallery, and takes pictures of chilren or adults "As QUICK AS A WINK." HARLEM R. R. TIME TABLE. Trains leave Grand Cen. Depot for Mott Haven, 6:30. 7:20, 7:45, 8:10, 8:30, 9:15, 9:40, 10:35 an d 11:30...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
Geo. Michiels, FRENCH BOOT MAKER, 192 Broad NEW YORK. SPENCERIAN S TEEE PENS Of the Very Best European Make, and unrivaled for Flexibility, Durability, and Evenness of Point. REAL SWAN QUILL ACTION. In TWENTY NUMBERS. Samples including the popular numbers, Fine A Q fT Q A K and Broad Q A O A O will be Points 1~Z~U"0~ IO Points O"1U "" 1 O sent by mail, for trial, on receipt of 2C5 Cents. IVISOU, BLAKEMAE, TAYLOE &amp; 00., 138 &amp; 140 Grand St., New York. CANTRELL, MANUFACTURER OF FINE SHOES. FOR Dress, Walking, Shooting, Bicycling, Lawn Tennis, &amp;c. AT LOIV PRICES. 4TH AVE., COR. 20TH ST., NEW YORK. BREWSTER CO., (OF BROOME ST.,) Broadway, /gjth and 48th Streets, (ONLY PLACE OF BUSINESS.) Carriages &amp; Road Wagons. Recipients of Gold Medal and Decoration of Legion of Honor. PARIS, 1878.
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS. Arnold, Constable Cf Cos. HAVE NOW OPEN THEIR FALL STOCK OF NOVELTIES J A NECK DRESSINGS, HOSIERY, AND UNDERWEAR, LONDON STYLES, SUITINGS, TROWSERINGS, and OVERCOATINGS, FINE DRESS SHIRTS, COLLARS AND CUFFS, Muslin, Canton Flannel, and Flannel Night Shirts, BUCKSKIN UNDERWEAR, PAJAMAS, GLOVES, Silk and Linen Pocket Handkerchiefs, Robes de Chambre, Bath Robes, Smoking and Study Jackets, Silk and Woolen Mufflers, Umbrellas, &amp;c., &amp;c. Broadway, Corner iqth Street. HunyadiJanos MINERAL WATER. THE BEST AND CHEAPEST NATURAL APERIENT. Superiorto All Other Laxatives Apollinaris " THE QUEEN OF TABLE WATERS.'' British Medical Journal. "L'EAUDE TABLE DES REINESA Le OauloiB de Paris. ANNUAL SALE, 8,000,000 BOTTLES AND JUGS Of all Mineral Water Dealers, Grocers and Druggists,
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
Kidd Manufacturing Cos. 107 West 23d Street, COR. SIXTH AVENUE, NEW YORK. MANUFACTURERS OF Athletic, Rowing and Gymnasium Outfits, ALSO Fine Dress Shirts, per doz. - - $24.00 &amp; 30.00 Flannel and Cloth Traveling Shirts, - each $2.50 to 3.50 Yacht or Barge Shirts, " $2.50 to 3.50 Bicycle, Base Ball and Cricket Suits. Swimming and Bathing Suits. Under the Management of CHAS. W. KIDD. O 'B7l O ■OSS in - ■ •HM-lIM-New York Homoeopathic MEDICAL COLLEGE. OPHTHALMIC HOSPITAL BUILDING. Cor. 3rd Avenue &amp; 23d St., New York. For information and announcements, Address. J. W. DOWLING. M. D., DEAN, 313 MADISON AVE.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
WTHAT effect the recent changes in the * marking system will have is an open question. The instructors may mark higher and the standard will then remain practically the same, or it may be made much harder to obtain the desired diploma. We trust, for Columbia's sake, that the latter view will prove correct, as, with the present standard (or, rather, lack of standard) a man may graduate on the strength of previous knowledge and moderately regular attendance. In any case the desideratum , THE SPECTATOR has so steadfastly striven for is now an accomplished fact —all departments have a uniform per cent.; also, a man now knows in freshman year how much work it requires to enter the Honor Classes. OHILOLEX seems to have really thrown off its former lethargy, and is now striving to regain its prestige. On March 17th eight men were suspended for intervals of from two to four weeks for non-fulfillment of their duties, and while the punishment is not so very heavy, a repetition of the offence ...
Cap and Gown. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
Cap and Gown. BY A. H. OINCE the academic costume has, in part, been readopted at Columbia, and as there is a possibility of the gown, as well as the cap, being reestablished, a few words about the use of scholar's cap and gown, at Columbia and elsewhere, may not come amiss. A distinct origin for these habiliments is hard to trace. It is highly probable, however, that, as in the middle ages the clergy were the only scholars, the latter's distinctive dress was simply an adaptation of monkish and later clerical costume, modified by time and the sumptuary laws of the different seats of learning. To begin at the top with the cap. Different periods saw different head-coverings at the Eng- lish universities. A round cap was, at one time, in vogue, which, from the description given of it, must have been something the shape of a "Tam O'Shanter." This was superseded by what has come down to us, with some slight changes, in the modern " mortar-board." The Oxford cap is, sui generis, so far as...
APPRECIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
APPRECIATION. (Ai the Academy of Design.) (.Rafael Brush is showing his portrait of Miss Beaumonde.) Miss ROSEBUD : " I'd know the picture anywhere even if you hadn't told me who it was. Why ! its almost as good as a photograph [Brush has taken tipportraiture believing it to be the very highest walk in art.)
The Rose's Plaint. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
The Rose's Plaint. THOUGH they whisper, he and May, I can hear each word they say ; For I rest, — Clinging to the ball-room's queen, 'Mid the lace and silken sheen At her breast. " Give me but that rose of thine, I will build for it a shrine Near my heart." — From my bed she draws me out, For a moment seems in doubt — Then we part. In his waistcoat crushed I lie — 'Mid cigars and purse I die; E'er the day, Am forgotten, and, e'er night, Trophy of a conquest light, Thrown away. F. B. H
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
THE value of college journals has recently received a signal testimonial. The Trustees of the college have caused full information concerning the School of Political Science to be advertised in all the principal college papers. No better means could have been used to make the ideas of the School understood by desirable candidates.
Important College Legislation. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
Important College Legislation. A S stated in our last issue, the Faculty appointed a committee to consider the present marking system, or, rather, lack of system. On Friday, March 18th, the committee reported, and the following changes made in the rules govern- ing the "Maxima and Deter m i nation of Standing." Section i remains unaltered. The changes are in italics : 2. In any department the monthly maximum for each class shall be obtained by multiplying twenty by the number of times per week that the class attends in that department. Any student who, in a monthly report fro?n any depart?nent, is assigned a mark less than fifty per cent., if he be a freshman or a sophomore, or if a junior or a senior less than sixty per ce?it. of the monthly maximum in that department, shall be accounted deficient for the month therein. 3. The maximum for each semi-annual examination shall be equal to the sum of the monthly maxima for the preceding halfyear, and such maximum with the sum of the mon...
Grammar: —A Reminiscence. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
Grammar: —A Reminiscence. BY L. w. IT began with the primary grammar, In the little old school-house, down The mill-road, where we learned to stammer Those simple rules of " Brown; " Where the village belle still ogles The paper-mitred fool, And the pedagogue and his goggles Are the sport of his little school. Ah! we boys were so shameless and silly! Then a girl was only a " gal; " You christened me "booby Billy," And I dubbed you " tom-boy Sal;" And, although unable to match you In repartee by half, Still, with sly grimaces at you, I made the scholars laugh. But oh! the revenge came after, When you were an older lass; For, how often you turned the laughter On me at the foot of the class, Where I stumbled and mumbled and wriggled, And set the whole school in a buzz, While you and the pretty girls giggled, To see what a fool I was. And, oh! that sweet lesson in grammar Is still my lesson, I say, Though I've not heard the schoolmaster hammer On his desk for many a day; And now at your...
WILBUR of WILLIAMS:* A Simple Story of College Days. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 25 March 1881
WILBUR of WILLIAMS:* A Simple Story of College Days. By Cornicula. CHAPTER VI. |AN the appointed day the venerable trustees and certain members of the faculty met, in solemn concourse. (.Moderator ): —" Gentlemen of the Board of Trustees : We are here to day to listen to a most remarkable case. A student, feeling himself aggrieved, has ventured, by advice of one of your number, to call upon you to decide whether the conduct of his professor has been, in all things, worthy of a Christian gentleman and member of our institution of learning. Were the charges confined to a single instance of unfairness, to which the best of instructors are liable, no notice would be taken, and your valuable time would not be encroached upon; nor would we give attention to the complaints of a dullard or insubordinate student against his superiors. But, in justice to Mr. Wilbur, as a student of a reputation for honesty second to none in the college, he has a right to demand our attention, for a short time...