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CHIMES FROM THE TOWERS [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
CHIMES FROM THE TOWERS Th? World's Serious has opened at New York. The Colossus of York has set on the warpath and he fully intends to be Rarnum &amp; Bailey's three rings rolled into one. If Jawn UcGraw loses he'll be given several acres of Central Park, a. set of boxing gloves, and Jack Dempsey as a sparring partner. R. I. P. If Miller Muggins loses he'll lie made a life member of Doc Cook's Club and be given a one-way ticket to Spitzbergen. (Consult your map.) However, the Serious is in the bag. Whoever loses. Noo York wins. Ain't it so? 1 overheard a funny bet on the World's Serious yesterday. A young fellow -was talking to his mother. NEBO said "OMAR, I made a bet with HASSAN that if the Yankees lose I'll lead him down Fifth Ave. on a CAMEL. If the Giants lose, he has to swim the EGYPTIAN STRAIGHTS. I'm to wear a TUXEDO and HASSAN is to wear a PRINCE ALBERT. As I sat watching the game, hoping the Battering Bam would make a LUCKY STRIKE and connect for a HOME RUN, I noti...
HOT WIRES [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
HOT WIRES OIL. KAN., Oct. 14—John Rockefeller has written a new song-hit "OIL BY MYSELF." published by Socor.y. WLM. MIX., Oct. 14—The mothers of America have published a new song dedicated to recalcitrant offspring. "JUST A SOCK AT TWILIGHT."
DRAMATIC ASSOCIATION HOLDS TRIALS AND ELECTS OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
DRAMATIC ASSOCIATION HOLDS TRIALS AND ELECTS OFFICERS Last Thursday Jafternoon, trials for i&gt;laces in the coming college play were held in the Assembly Hal*. Thirty candidates entered the competition. The results of the trials will be announced by the Rev. Father Murphy, S. J., director of dramatics, in the course of a feAv days. The name of the play has not been made public yet. After the trials had been completed, officers for Ihe coming year were elected. The following officers were chosen: President. Walter Graham. '22; Vice President and Stage Manager, George F. Olesen. '2,3; Secretary and Treasurer. Charles Tucker. '22: Business Manager. Joseph Comber. '23; Advertising .Manager, 4enn Foley. '2 2.
NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR HARVARD DENTAL [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR HARVARD DENTAL The Harvard Dentail School, in agreement with the dental departments of a number of universities throughout the country, has adopted this year for the first time a new set of requirements for admission. It now requires at least one year of college work, including a course in English (six semester hours), a course in biology (six semester hours), a course in chemistry (six senieter houi\s), and also six semester hours of elective*; from the following: a modern foreign language, mathematics, history, technical drawing, shop practice. !t also requires a certificate of the (omp'eticn of one year of work in physics in an approved high school or one year of college physics. The Dean of the Harvard Dental School is anxious to have these new requirements, which apply to the dental departments of many other universities, brought to the attention of Freshmen in college who may be interested in dentistry, so that they may arrange their courses during their F...
WHAT'S THE NEWS ON THE HEIGHTS? [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
WHAT'S THE NEWS ON THE HEIGHTS? Frankie McHugh of Lowell has re. ; signed from the position of professor of English and Mathematics at the Massachusetts State Infirmary at Tewksbury to resume his studies at B. C. Jair.es 'Sonny" Foley, Frank McCrehan and John Culhane, members of the All-Interscholastic baseball team of 1921 are now enrolled as Freshmen at the Heights. We predict great futures in athletics for these boys. Everett J. Ford, B. C. '21. our erstwhile assistant professor of Chemistry, has been appointed Deputy Grand Knight of J. J. Chititick Council. K. of C. John Purcell, athlete and business manager of the year book at Cambridge Latin, is now a Freshman at Boston College. Secretary "Tom" Riley of the Waltham B. C. Club nonchalantly informs us that his club is planning a big social year. John Oilman, athlete and able student, has transferred from the Orange and Black of Princeton to the Maroon and Gold of B. C. George McNeil, former assistant Professor of Chemistry at th...
INSIDE FOOTBALL Facts You Should Know [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
INSIDE FOOTBALL Facts You Should Know By Phelix Phrappe The game football is played on a I field free from broken bottles and i i disreputable cans, but usually stained with blood. There should be only 11 men on each side although the umpire, referee, linesman, etc., usually play for one of the teams. At each end of the grid-iron, so called because it looks more like a jail-house window, is a wooden structure called the goal or "gool" if you are a Freshman. The game starts when the referee gets tired of talking and blows a whistle instead. One team kicks the ball which is shaped like an alligator egg and is tilled with atmosphere. The opposing team tries to catch the ball before the ambulance arrives. When a player catches the oval he runs with it in some direction; usually sideways. The opposing players, thinking he is going to steal the ball, trip him up and thus stop his flight. When the player is tackled or "smeared," as they say in East Boston, he is given a few ninutes to call...
PEOPLE WE CAN GET ALONG VERY WELL WITHOUT [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
PEOPLE WE CAN GET ALONG VERY WELL WITHOUT I.—The dizz who delights in pulling off this line of chatter, "Say, did you know that so-and-so was going to transfer to Cornell next year?" 2.—The him who copies your Latin and Greek themes, claiming that he just can't find time to do them himself. ',',. —The calamity artist who greets your return to class after a day's absence with the remark, "Gee, you missed an exam in Physics!" 4.—The tightwad who pulls this one month after month, "What do you need to collect any class dues for anyway?" s.—The dumbell who deiights in giving you a wallop on the hack just as you are ploughing through the lunchroom with a cup of coffee and a dog. 6.—The goof who thinks that because he was some little athlete at Bingville High School he ought to be handed a position on the Varsity eleven. 7.—The egg who thinks it quite the thing to razz the chap who gets up to speak to' the crowd during lunch hour. B.—The Gillette youth who prefers to swipe a copy of THE HE...
FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF TENNIS By Steamboat Swimming may be a nice form of employment but you can take it from me, that it has got nothing' on the little bird that they are now designating as tennis. While passing the time the other afternoon by refusing the many cigarettes that were being offered me, I was dared to go over to the right hand side of the big clock and watch the much talked of tennis tournament. Now my beloved brethren, I had never s«en one of these battles before, so the result was that. I have been on a diet ever since. The first sight that struck my eyes was a sad-eyed Freshman pretending he was a musician by softly strumming the strings of his racket, (So-called, hecause by itself it doesn't make any.) There were two mermen,—one on each side of the net. Both of these roaring sea-lions were garbed in ice-cream trousers and middy-blouses. One of these sweet things began to sing a little song entitled 'READY." Then the cute thing on the other side of the bars began to j...
OVER THE COLLEGE BOY'S HEAD Jacy Bee, in New York Sun [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
OVER THE COLLEGE BOY'S HEAD Jacy Bee, in New York Sun O, I've witnessed the ruins of Egypt And the scraps of a pulverized Rome, And the delaceration of the cruel vitiation Of cities abroad and at home; I've gazed on extinguished Pompeii And the stubble that once was called Troy, But no ruin, by heck, can equal the wreck Of the hat of a gay college boy. For a lid to be truly collegiate Must have wrinkles and grooves and and a tear, And unless it is creasy and sloppy and greasy It's not at all decent to wear. The havocs of fire I've regarded! The ravages wrought by the war, The mire and the mud in the wake of a flood, And a thoisand catastrophies more. livery eyesore on earth I've discovered. Distortions that mar and alloy, But they never can dare to hope to compare Win the fez of a gay college boy. O. Youth, if you call my line hokum. And underrate what I have said Regarding your hat. then will I know that It's certainly over your head.
Sports "HOO'S HOO" [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
Sports "HOO'S HOO" We all knew that somewhere in the Towers the traditional Boston College eagle has always made his abode but the present order of things that are taking place up above leads us to two very disagreeable conclusions. We must either conclude that our eagle had laid an owls egg or else the night bird has driven him from his hereditary roost. "So Tell Us Merry Birds" how did that owl ever locate in the Towers? Last Thursday noontime, a number of Freshmen espied the owl fast asleep on the candelabrum suspended from the dome of the rotunda. How he got there is over the heads of most of us. LARCEN, NY.. Oct. 14 —A Boston travelling man, stopping here at the Ritz, says that if any body wants a lawyer there now, the only way is to go down and see the Chief of Police. They are going to issue prescriptions obtainable at the "Jug" for —Better-than-one-percent Lawyers. By Bacchus.
THROUGH THE EAGLE'S EYE [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
THROUGH THE EAGLE'S EYE Ready Baylor—Ready Boston The Maroon and Gold eleven meets a sturdy foe Saturday far from the protecting shadows of the towers on the Heights. The event is carded as the biggest feature of the closing day of the Texas State Fair at Dallas, with Boston College upholding the prestige of eastern football against Baylor University of Waco. Texas. Baylor has a big team, in fact one of the biggest teams that a B.C. eleven ever confronted, and B. C. will have to play hard, heady football to win over the cowpuncherj. Baylor is said to have a heavy line, the left side of which is especially powerful. The average weight of the forwards is close to 200 pounds, which is by far heavier than Boston's forward group. Texans Pack a Strong Dropkicker Weathers, left guard, has a reputation as a dropkicker. and in Baylor's opening game is reported to have lifted the oval between the opposing uprights from midfleld. Halfbacks Strickland and Bradshaw are both good men. the latter ...
TRACK TEAM SHINES AT WALTHAM AND BROCKTON [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
TRACK TEAM SHINES AT WALTHAM AND BROCKTON On Friday. September 30. a number of Track men brought further renown to B. C, though running under the colors of the B. A. A. Jake Driscoll added another watch to his collection by winning the 440. Although pitted against a strong field. Jake -igain showed his calibre by breaking the tape ahead of the van. Prank Kelley another possessor of the product which made Waltham famous, romped across the tape followed by Wm. Goodale "who captured third place. Jim Caffrey, scratch man in the 880 found it imrossilie to break through the large Teld. but showed his merits at the finish by capturing third place. Art. Kirley. a new arrival at the Heights proved himself a capable performer by annexing first place in the mile. In this meet the B. C. flyers could not add laurels tc our Track Records as during the summer they were training under the B. A. A. colors and the transfer rule from club to college did ont go into effect until Oct. ]. but their succe...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
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WORLD SERIES SCOOP [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
WORLD SERIES SCOOP THE HEIGHTS added one more scoop to its already Long list (apologies to the Boston Telegram) when the news of the World's Series was flashed to the B. C. Wireless Club, inning by inning. The music from the band at the Polo grounds could be heard distinctly by our up-to-date wireless apparatus, as well as the cheering and announcements. The most startling feature of the occasion was provided by a long-eared freshman who claimed he could hear the dull thud of "Babe" Ruth's bat as he swatted the ball. Ain't science grand?
ITINERARY OF TRIP OF BOSTON COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM DALLAS, TEXAS OCTOBER, 1921 [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 13 October 1921
ITINERARY OF TRIP OF BOSTON COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM DALLAS, TEXAS OCTOBER, 1921 Tuesday, October 11th: Leave Boston in special Pullman Sleeper at 2 p. m. from South Station via the Boston &amp; Albany R. R. Berth for each person provided. Dinner en route. Wednesday, October 12th: Breakfast and dinner en route. Due at St. Louis 6 p. m. Hotel Buckingham, rooms, meals and bath. Thursday, October 13th: At St. Louis. Practice at St. Louis University. Leave St. Louis, special Pullman on the Sunshine Special at 6.45 p. m. Friday, October 14th: Breakfast and dinner en route. Due at Dallas 2.10 p. m. Team will stop at University of Dallas where accommodations will be provided. Rooters will be accommodated at the Adolphus Hotel. Saturday, October 15th: Team at Dallas; BOSTON COLLEGE vs. UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS at the State Fair of Texas. Reception to the Boston College Team at the University of Dallas Club after the game. Sunday, October 16th: Mass at the University of Dallas. Leave on spe...