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THE HEIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
THE HEIGHTS BOSTON COLLEGE WEEKLY Published on Fridays during the school year, by the students of Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Boston (67), Mass. Editor JOHN B. DONAHUE '21 Associate Editors JAMES E. DONAHUE '21 CHARLES J. McCABE, '21 Business Manager OSGOOD J. CURRIER, '23 Advertising Manager THOMAS F. MAHAN, '22 Staff IRVING F. GREGORY, '21 JOSEPH D. PATE, '21 DANIEL J. McSWEENEY, '22 PAUL J. WENNERS, '23 EDWARD F. MULLIGAN, '23 Art Department CORNELIUS M. FLYNN, '21 JOHN T. SULLIVAN, '24 Staff Photographer CORNELIUS T. H. SHERLOCK, '22 Subscription Rate $2.00 per year Advertising rates furnished on request Entered at the Boston Post Office as second class matter. Material for insertion must be at "The Heights" office before noon on Monday.
KEEP WALKING [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
KEEP WALKING We try to select a topic of general interest. This week, the task is a simple one. The college is humming with "Yale, Heaphy—Callahan—Bowl!" Not a few of you plan to make the trip over the road riding when you can, walking when it can't be helped—but always moving towards New Haven. Such persistence is to be commended. You won't use it all on the trip. Save a little for daily application to sore spots. When you entered Boston College, you started somewhere. You won't have "arrived" until you get your degree. There will be times during the year when you can't get a lift, when your degree seems far away. When you can't ride, start walking. Walking will keep you in the race until the going smooths out. You expect the team to win. You'll be disappointed if it doesn't. If you think it over, you may come to the conclusion that you are asking too much. The team that will trot into the Bowl tomorrow is the best team in Boston College. You know the men. They'll play the game for...
JOHN MONOHAN ELECTED FRESHMAN PRESIDENT President of Senior Reads Rules at Freshman Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
JOHN MONOHAN ELECTED FRESHMAN PRESIDENT President of Senior Reads Rules at Freshman Meeting At the first meeting of the Freshman class, held in the Assembly Hall last Monday, the following officers were elected: President, John Monohan of Roxbury; Vice-President, James Desmond of Reading; Sec-Treasurer, Mark Kehane of Roxbury. Francis J. Horgan was chosen Freshman representative on the Student Council. President Charles Coyle of Senior opened the meeting. He introduced Morgan T. Ryan, '21, who addressed the assembled Freshmen on their three-fold duty as students of Boston College. Mr. Ryan ranked study first, followed by active participation in athletics, and where this is not possible, staunch support of athletic teams and in fact of every college activity. Eugene Sullivan, '21, was the second speaker. In his opeining remarks he dwelt on the importance of debating. He assured the audience that the Class of 1924 would have the support of the upper classes in anything they might unde...
DRAMATIC CLUB HOLDS ELECTION [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
DRAMATIC CLUB HOLDS ELECTION At its meeting held Wednesday, October 13, the Dramatic Club elected the officers for the coming year. Morgan T. Ryan, '21, was elected president; Joseph Doyle, '21, vice-president; William Salmon, '21, secretary-treasurer; and Joseph Pate, '21, manager. About thirty candidates reported to try out for the coming college play entitled "A Night Off", written by Augustine Daly. All the candidates displayed such great ability and talent that the greatest difficulty facing the officers is to select the men who are more nearly perfect than the others. To judge from the talent shown at the meeting Wednesday, the coming production will be a complete success.
CHEERFULNESS [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
CHEERFULNESS There is no greater everyday virtue than cheerfulness. This quality in man among men is like sunshine to the day, or gentle, renewing moisture to parched herbs. The light of a cheerful face diffuses itself, and communicates the happy spirit that inspires it. The sourest temper must sweeten in the atmosphere of continuous good humor. As well might fog and cloud and vapor hope to cling to the sunillumined landscape, as the blues and moroseness to combat jovial speech and exhilarating laughter. Be cheerful always. There is no patch but will be easier traveled, no load but will be lighter, no shadow on heart or brain but will lift sooner in presence of a determined cheerfulness.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
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EAST BOSTON B. C. CLUB HOLDS MEETING [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
EAST BOSTON B. C. CLUB HOLDS MEETING On Wednesday, the undergraduates of the B. C. Club of East Boston held a meeting in the Fulton Room, to consider the plans arranged by Pies. Louis Kane, '20, for a Monster Ball to be held in Crescent Gardens Ball Room sometime in the near future. Irving F. Gregory, '21, Sec. of the Club, presided and urged the men to co-operate with Mr. Kane and make this event one of the greatest ever held by the Club. The club boasts of a membership of fifty and if results are measured by past successes, the Ball at Crescent promises to surpass all others of its kind.
YE COLLEGE GOSSIP APOLOGIES TO K. C. B. [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
YE COLLEGE GOSSIP APOLOGIES TO K. C. B. Dear: — Every evening I take a walk and meet many small boys. The other evening I passed a group ot "little boys", who found great delight watching a small dog run arounl with a can tied to its stubby tail. Do you think it v/as right for the "little boys" to do this? N. A. P. DEAR N. A. P. * * * IF YOU have got. * * * A HEART as kind. * * * AS I have always. * * * THOUGHT YOU had. * * * I'M SURE that you. * * * FELT VERY bad. * * * AND FELT like boxing. * * * THE EARS of those. * * * WHO TIED the can. * * * ON THE little dog. * * * WITH THE stubby tail. * * * AND IF I was there. * * * I'D SEE to it. * * * THAT THE "little boys." * * * GOT SOMETHING more. * * * BUT AS you know. * * * I WAS not there. * * * FOR I was down. * * * IN A granite bowl. WITH A lot of chaps. * * * WHO MADE me think. * * * FROM WHAT they said. * * * THAT "MAROON and GOLD". * * * WAS AS much to them. AS A pot of gold. * * * TO A fleeing king. * * * AND WHEN they yelled. ...
BOSTON COLLEGE MAN'S MEMORY HONORED Square Dedicated in Honor of Edwin A. Daly, '16, Killed in France [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
BOSTON COLLEGE MAN'S MEMORY HONORED Square Dedicated in Honor of Edwin A. Daly, '16, Killed in France Last Tuesday, Back Bay Post 117 of the American Legion dedicated the square at the junction of Colujnbus avenue, Appleton and West Canton streets, Boston, to be known as Edwin A. Drily Square. Mr. Daly was a member of the class of '12 at Boston College High School and won his degree at Boston College in 1916. Throughout his high school and college course he was active in debating, journalism, dramatics and sports. He was editor of the Stylus in his senior year. In May, 1917, he was commissioned a second Lieutenant and was stationed with the 165 th Infantry at Camp Mills, New York. He was killed in action on July 29, 1918, at Sergy in France. The Hack Bay Post, under Commander Dudley L. Putnam, furnished a bronze tablet which was unveiled at the dedication. The way "Fat" Foye carried that blocked bail made him look iike a prospective quarter-back. "Fat" says if he ever ran for a touc...
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CLUB ELECTS OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CLUB ELECTS OFFICERS At a meeting of the K. of C. Club in the Fulton room last Monday the following officers were elected: President, Eugene Sullivan, '21; Vice-President, James Doyle, '22; Secretary, Edward Foye, '21; Treasurer, Daniel J. McSweeney, '22. The motto of the club is "K. C.for B. C. and B. C.for K. C." It's object is to increase membership in the K. of C. throughout the college. Mr. Countie, S. J., is Moderator.
BOSTON COLLEGE CLUB OF LAWRENCE ELECTS OFFICERS Michael F. Donovan, '21, Named President at First Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
BOSTON COLLEGE CLUB OF LAWRENCE ELECTS OFFICERS Michael F. Donovan, '21, Named President at First Meeting At its first meeting of the year, the Boston College Club of Lawrence elected officers. The men selected to guide the club for the current year were: President, Michael V. Donovan, '21; Vice-President, Daniel j. Costello, '21; Sec.-Treasurer, John W. Kennedy, '21. The members voted to hold their annual dance .Monday evening, Dec. 27, at the Lawrence City Mall. Those desiring tickets are advised to make application immediately to avoid disappointment.
PRE-MEDICAL BIOLOGY COURSE WIDENS SCOPE Increased Labors for Our Future Doctors [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
PRE-MEDICAL BIOLOGY COURSE WIDENS SCOPE Increased Labors for Our Future Doctors In order to meet the extended entrance requirements of some of the Medical Schools, the class of Pre-Medical Biology has added to its number of hours of lecture and laboratory work. Both the First and Second Year Classes are now required to attend two lectures and two laboratory periods each week. This arrangement, while more than satisfying the demands of any Medical School, gives ample opportunity of covering in a very detailed manner the broad fields of Botany, Zoology and allied sciences, and of acquiring the training and foundation necessary for later studies. At Harvard, Tufts, and other Medical Schools, the graduates of last year are achieving splendid results of their training and preparation here, and it is hoped that their continued success will stand representative of B. C. In weekly papers and discussions, topics of daily Biological interest outside the scope of the regular course of lectures...
FIVE FORMER B. C. MEN LEAVE FOR ROME Will Study for the Priesthood at the American College [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
FIVE FORMER B. C. MEN LEAVE FOR ROME Will Study for the Priesthood at the American College John Lyons, '20, John O'Leary, '19, William McGarthy, '19, John Johnson, ex-'2O, and Richard J. Crowley sail today from New York on the S. S. La Lorraine. They will land at Havre, France, Oct. 21, and will travel down through France and Italy to Rome, where they will enter the American College. Mr. Lyons was a football and basketball star while at college and in addition to his athletic activity was a medal winner in his class and held the position of Editor-in-chief of tjie Stylus. Mr. O'Leary, who is a brother of Rev. Leo A. O'Leary, was Tower Orator at the Commencement in 1919. He is also a brother of Gerard O'Leary who is in the class of 1923.
CARDINAL SENDS GREETINGS TO FOOTBALL TEAM Wishes Them Greater Success Than That of Last Year [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
CARDINAL SENDS GREETINGS TO FOOTBALL TEAM Wishes Them Greater Success Than That of Last Year During the past week the following letter was received by Mr. Thomas D. Lavelle, Chairman of Graduate Athletic Board: Archbishop's Home, October 6, 1920, Granby St., Boston. Mr. Thomas D. Lavelle, Chairman of Graduate Athletic Board, B. C. Athletic Ass'n. Chestnut Hill, Mass. Dear Mr. Lavelle, His Eminence the Cardinal, directs me to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of October 2d, and to convey to you, and through you to the members of the Graduate Athletic Board his hearty thanks for the Patron's tickets which you enclosed for the coming athletic season. His Eminence says that he is pleased to have Boston College in permanent possession of the silver cup, which he donated a few years ago, and that he wishes the football team even greater success than that of last year. His Eminence says that he will endeavor to attend a few of the games this year, and that he is happy to forwar...
NEW UPHOLSTERY IN SMOKING ROOM [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
NEW UPHOLSTERY IN SMOKING ROOM Since the college reopened a few weeks ago, the student body has been enjoying a smoking room well adorned and centrally located, but have we ever endeavored to show our appreciation to the person in charge of this room? "Billy," as he is commonly called by all the students, possesses a surname, and in social circles he is known as Mr. William Frazier. It is due to the efforts of little "Billy" that we enjoy such pleasant smoking and dining rooms. He intends not only to decorate such fine rooms, but also to supply them with the necessary requisites. If it is possible he will decorate the room with ancient oriental rugs and a suitable case in which to keep the trophies awarded to the college for athletic achievements and intellectual prowess.
FR. DONNELLY PUBLISHES BOOK ON PUBLIC SPEAKING A Jesuit on Dull Preaching [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 15 October 1920
FR. DONNELLY PUBLISHES BOOK ON PUBLIC SPEAKING A Jesuit on Dull Preaching (N. Y. Ihr.ild, October 10, 1920) Father Francis P. Donnelly has just published a book for speakers and writers. It deals with what is vulgarly known as "pep" or "jazz" in language, although the scholarly Jesuit does not use this slang. He calls his volume "The Art of Interesting" and he makes no bones about the tiresomeness of speakers — particularly preachers—who are afraid to let go of trite forms of expression. He finds that wearisome preaching is defended on the plea of dignity: "Undoubtedly. But what is dignified? Is it indecorous to speak of washing dishes, mending clothes, fertilizing fig trees, mixing bread, feeding pigs? Yet of these the Gospels speak. ... It might be said that there are worse things in preaching than a lack of dignity; and one thing which suggests itself for honorable mention is slumberous triteness." Father Donnelly urges preachers not to "take the life and emotion out of the Gospe...