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Two Years from Now. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
Two Years from Now. i. THIE little imp! The charming little elf, Just turned fifteen, That always meets me when I go to see Her great big brother, That lets me steal a kiss, —then archly pouts And says, " it's mean " Because I did, —and runs to make me think She'll tell her mother! 11. But she won't tell! 'Tis but her way to tease, — The roguish miss! Two years from now, —when she'll be older grown, No more a child, — Then will my welcome be her blush, her smile, Her shrinking kiss, Or will my love be cooled by her request To " draw it mild ?" " CRUCIBLE."
An Incident of University Life at Berlin. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
An Incident of University Life at Berlin. T \ THEN I was at Berlin I had a good opportunity of observing the manners and customs of the German students, some of which appear very odd to an outsider. I was particularly struck with their practice, or rather pastime (for it is looked upon in nearly the same light as we regard boxing), of duelling. It is almost their only amusement besides beer drinking bouts; and it is regarded as a sign of the greatest cowardice to refuse to stand up and have your face slashed and cut by any one who may take a fancy to challenge you. Of course there are some who never will fight, either on account of their innate good sense or from their very natural objection to being mutilated by a man against whom they have no grudge. But now and then the quarrelsome Dutchmen "catch a Tartar" and get as good as they give. A very good instance of this happened while I was a student at the University. There were several Americans there who looked upon duelling in the...
The Athletic Record of the past Two Weeks. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
The Athletic Record of the past Two Weeks. r I A HE Class Games, between 'B3 and 'B4, took place on May 3d, at Mott Haven. The weather was pleasant, the track in good condition, and the games were fairly successful. The Referee and Timer was Mr. W. B. Curtis. The Judges —Mr. J. W. Pryor, '7B; Mr. T. J. Brereton, '79; and Mr. G. H. Taylor, '81; and the Starter was Mr. R. H. Sayre, 'Bl. Mr. F. H. Lee. 'B2, acted as Clerk. R. Mulford, 'B3, S. of M., won the 100 yards dash in 11 f sec.; H. C. Taylor, 'B4, won the Mile Run; time, 5 m. sec.; and J. F. Jenkins, Jr., 'B4, took first prize in the Hurdle Race, in sec. The Bicycle Race (two miles) was won by J. H. Stearns, 'B4, S. of M., C. A. Reed, 'B3, S. of M., coming in second. W. S. Clark, 'B4, fell from his machine and left the track. The time was 7m. 42 sec. The Standing High Jump was taken by J. F. Jenkins, Jr., 'B4, who cleared 4 ft. 7 in. The Shot was put 31 ft. 4 in. by W. Wheeler, 'B4. The remaining events, in order, and their winn...
Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
Correspondence To the Editors of the COLUMBIA SPECTATOR: you call the attention of the college authorities to one or two matters, which, though apparently trivial, are the cause of a good deal of discomfort to the students? The Anonymous Building contains a commodious wash room, furnished with numerous basins and faucets, but for some occult reason it has never been provided with soap or towels. At a very small outlay, soap, two or three roller towels and a whisk broom could be bought, and with perhaps the addition of a small mirror the comfort and convenience of the place would be increased ten-fold. In the second place, why do they insist upon posting the reports, upon the bulletin near the President's room, in such a promiscuous manner ? Why not assign a board to each class, or to each study, and thus save the students much time and patience ? HELLAS.
English University Training. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
English University Training. \ \ T E print below an article recently published * in the London Pall Mall Gazette , and of interest to our crew and boating men. " A University eight trains for five weeks. A waterman would take three months for a match, but then the University men have mostly been in good exercise for some weeks before actual training commences. They rise at seven or earlier, take a gentle half hour's walk, running, perhaps, a couple of ' sprint' bursts. They then come home for bath and dressing. They breakfast about 8 A.M. on decently-cooked chops and steaks, sometimes a little fish, and not more than one egg, if any. Two cups of tea are the outside allowance to drink. Stale bread is used, or dry toast ; and theywind up with water-cress. For lunch a small quantity of cold meat, stale bread, and half a pint of old ale. For dinner, roast beef and mutton (not boiled), and perhaps fish or poultry on alternate days, as an extra course : now and then jelly and a plain pudd...
Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
Calendar. ]\/T AY 25th. —Meeting of THE SPECTATOR Association. MAY 27TH. —Triumph and Convivium of sophomore class. May 28th. —Inter-collegiate Athletic Association. Sixth Annual Field Meeting at Mott Haven. June 4th. —Harlem Regatta. Columbia represented in four-oared shell, eightoared shell, and junior four-oared gigJune 6th. —Seniors' final celebration. June Bth. —Commencement.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
' I A HERE will be a convention of the Phi Beta Kappa Society at Cambridge on the day following the Harvard Commencement, in commemoration of the centennial of its organization. Five delegates are expected from each chapter, of which there are thirteen. Joseph H. Choate will preside both at the meeting and the dinner which is to follow.
About College [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
About College '"T &gt; HE date of the fall regatta of the boat club has been set for October twenty-second. THE representative number of the Glee Club has been changed from twelve to sixteen. The club sang at the alumni dinner last Friday evening. They expect to be at New London this summer, and from there to take a short trip through the country. J. T. Fisher, 'B3, has been elected warbler, a position which he has held during the past year in the Eighty-three Glee Club. THE collectors of the Triumph subscriptions in Eighty-three are having a hard time, in some instances, to collect the subscriptions promised them last January. In the third section, especially, trouble has been experienced. Men who subscribed a certain amount last winter, now find that they will perhaps not be able to attend the Triumph, and therefore repudiate their subscriptions. PROFESSOR SPRAGUE SMITH has proposed a scheme for the systematic organization of the study of modern languages, which scheme has...
School of Mines Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
School of Mines Notes. QH-H-H ! Don't give it away, but the Miner is out. MEMBERS of 'B4 will please " pony up" to the treasurer, for the support of the crew. THE papers harp on plumbers because they make money ; they never heard of the man who keeps our supply room, otherwise they'd change their subject. PROF. NEWCOMB'S lectures on the causes of bright plumage among birds, were very interesting. The Professor seems to be greatly interested in the subject. TRIGONOMETRY LESSON. — Prof., to stupid student : " But, sir, if 71 is equal to 180° what is one-half TT worth?" Stupid student: "Ten cents." THE blacking brush near Wall's lunch counter was missing for some time ; then some bright youth hit upon the idea of buying some of Wall's pot-pie. The brush is now again in its accustomed place. W. T. GRISWOLD, '8 I, leaves for Culiacan, Mexico, on the 20th instant ; he will be engaged as civil engineer on theSinola and Durango railroad. ONE would hardly believe that the disgraceful proceed...
The College World [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
The College World AMHERST: — In the competition at the Debating Societies prizes were taken by Loftus, Whitehead, Washburne, Bixler, and Allen. Access to the library is hereafter to be gained only through permits granted by the President and good for one week only, the number of which permits is to be limited. Freshmen speakers for the Kelley prize are, Childs, Hastings, Rossiter, Ward, and Weeden; sophmores, Adams, Clapp, Hooker, McFarland, and Whitcomb. The Phi Beta Kappa men from 82 are the following : First appointment ; Bixlcr, Blake, Bliss, Hale, Hastings, Hitchcock, Partridge, Perry, Rolfe, W. D. Smith, Stanford and Walters. — Student. BASE BALL. — Games : Harvard, 15 ; Amherst, o. Amherst, 6 ; Williston, 5. CORNELL : The new shell is to weigh lbs. The sophomores have paid over four hundred dollars to the Henley Fund. Mortar boards have almost entirely disappeared. The Glee Club are about to give concerts in Buffalo and Rochester. The nine is as follows : Woodward, Humphries,...
The Alumni Association. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
The Alumni Association. 1\ j\ OST of tlie students know, in a general way, that there is an Alumni Association of the college graduates, but few have any idea of the exact nature of the organization, and how much pleasure can be derived from becoming a member of it, when the coveted "sheepskin" has been gained. The Association held a social gathering at Delmonico's, on the evening of Friday, the 13th, which was attended by about seventy of the members. Among those who were present were: Cornelius Ryerrs Disosway, '2O; Adrian H. Midler, '22; William L. Boyd, '32; Frederick L. Talcott, '32; John McMullen, J r -&gt; '37; J°hn Mason Knox, '3B; Dr. Albert B Whitney, '6l; Duane S. Everson, '64; Charles King Gracie, '65; Rev. E. C. Houghton, '66; Seth Low, '7O; Sidney G. Ashmore, '72; Robert C. Cornell, '74; P. H. Dugro, '76; Dr. J. M Kellogg, '76; E. W. Page, '76; J. T. Goodwin, '76; W. Waller, '7B; W. G. Bates, '80; W. Newbrough, '80; and J. Duane Livingston, 'BO. Prof. Drisler p...
Shavings [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 May 1881
Shavings T DLE SENIOR (slowly soliloquizing): "Well, I've got my lessons for to-morrow morning, and Saturday morning, and Monday morning." Busy chum, who wants to study : " Better leave college till the class catch up." — Ex. 'TWAS off the blue Canary Isles, One squally summer day ; From side to side the rolling ship Went pitching on its way. I clung with both hands to the rail And knew, right then and thar, I was too sick, I felt too pale, To smoke my last cigar. — Ex. LAW PROFESSOR : " What constitutes burglary ?" Student: "There must be a breaking." Prof. : " Then, if a man enters your door and takes five dollars from your vest pocket in the hall, would that be burglary ?" Student : " Yes, sir, because that would break me." — Ex. THE following, in the Free Press, is not half bad: " If in a state of conflagration You find the college burning down, The Prex a-skipping in consternation, To take a horse-car out of town, That is the time for disappearing. Just seize a Babcock from its...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 3 June 1881
Columbia Spectator. THE Columbia Spectator. ENTERED AT THE POST OFFICE, NEW YORK, AT SECOND-CLASS RATES. VOL. VIII. No. 8. COLUMBIA COLLEGE, NEW YORK, JUNE 3D, 1881 . WHOLE NO. 73. Published Semi-Monthly by the Students of Columbia College. VOL. VIII. No. 8. NEW YORK, JUNE 3d, 1881. WHOLE NO. 73. The Columbia Spectator. VOL. VIII. NEW YORK, JUNE 3rd, 1881. No. 8. Board of Editors, 1881-1882. HERBERT L. SATTERLEE, 'B3, Managing Editor. WILLIAM S. SLOAN, 'B2. WILLIAM K. OTIS, 'B2. ALEXANDER HARVEY, 'B2. WM. H. COOPER, 'B2, S. of M. F. BENEDICT HERZOG, SS. of L. and P.S. ASSOCIATE EDITORS. WALTER N. ELDRIDGE, 'B3. JOHN A. CHANLER, 'B4. LOUIS F. BOETTCHER, 'B3, S. of M. TERMS. Per annum (18 numbers), in advance, .... $2.00. Single copies, 15 cts. Remittances by mail, exchanges, contributions, and all other communications should be addressed to THE COLUMBIA SPECTATOR, Columbia College, 49th St. and Madison Ave., New York City. Students and graduates of the various departments of Columbia...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 3 June 1881
This number contains among other matter: — GERMAN UNIVERSITIES No. IV. THE TRIUMPH. ATHLETIC RECORD FOR THE PAST TWO WEEKS. USUAL ILLUSTRATIONS on SOCIETY TOPICS. COLUMBIA NEWS in detail, and items from HARVARD, YALE, WILLIAMS and OTHER COLLEGES. The Columbia Spectator is for sale at BRENTANO'S, 39 Union Square; WINDSOR HOTEL; LAURIER'S, 1 Great Jones Street; SEVER'S UNIVERSITY BOOK STORE, Cambridge, Mass.; BEER'S, 456 Chapel Street, New Haven, Conn.; and COLLEGE BOOK STORE, Williamstown, Mass. Subscriptions received, and back numbers supplied at all these places.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 3 June 1881
TIFFANY &amp; CO., Jewelers, Union Square, New York City, invite attention to their new bridge movement Stem Winding Watches in 18 carat gold hunting cases at One Hundred Dollars each. They are carefully finished in every particular, adjusted to heat and cold and are confidently guaranteed as the best value for the money attained in a watch. Correspondence invited. Address, TIFFANY &amp; CO., UNION SQUARE, NEW YORK.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 3 June 1881
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 3 June 1881
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