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Football Practice [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
Football Practice The football team meets the Navel Cadets at Annapolis to-morrow. The practice of the past' week has been of a nature to justify the belief that Columbia will score a victory with considerable to spare. Sanford has given die eleven no let-up in hard work and there seems to be no likelihood of any man suffering from poor condition. On Monday, the day of the return from Buffalo, the work was light. Many of the regulars did not take part in the lineup with the scrub. Cofrin, who has heretofore piayed substitute tackle, was given a trial at fullback and made a favorable showing. Sanford gave him instructions in punting and drop-kicking and thinks that -tie may be developed to fill this posiI'ion next year. On Tuesday steady work was resumed at Columbia field with all of the Varsity men except Berrien in the game. Berrien is having more or less trouble with his ear and may not play to-morrow. In this case his place will be filled by Holman, who occupied the position in B...
Intercollegiate Notes [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
Intercollegiate Notes PRINCETON GUN CLUB DEFEATS PENN. The Princeton Gun Club's team defeated the Pennsylvania team at Darby Saturday by the score of 200 to 188. A very strong wind blew directly over the traps and made the shooting very difficult. Loughlin and Spear, of Princeton, and Baldwin, of Pennsylvania, tied with a score of 39 out of 60 each, these being the best scores made. The teams follow : Princeton—Spear, Elbret, captain; Wutrie, McMellan, Loughlin and McWilliams. Pennsylvania Weaver, Pansly, Lary, Baldwin, Odamson and Lowden. — The Princetonian. Plans are being made for a new gymnasium at Princeton, to be erected by the alumni. The election of Class Day officers and speakers at Princeton University resulted as follows: President, James W. Jameson, New Hampshire; vice 7 president, Allan Y. Duncan, New York; secretary, Frank L. Janeway, New Jersey; master of ceremonies, George M. Mattis, Illinois; class orator, Ralph Swofford, Missouri; historian, Edmund J. Brady, Washin...
Fencing Club [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
Fencing Club The Fencing Club is actively engaged in work in the fencing room of the g3'mnasium. The club has engaged James Murray, Jr., of the New York Athletic Club as maitre d'arms. Mr. Murray will be in the fencing room to work with the men on Tuesday from T0. 30 to 12.30 and 2.30 to 6.30; Thursday afternoon from 2.30 to 6.30 and Saturday morning from 10.30 to 12.30. Lawrence, the captain of the fencing team, is the only man of last year's team back at college. Hewitt, a strong substitute, is also back. Laurence is working the new men hard and the prospects for a successful team are brighter than they were at the beginning of the season.
General Honors [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
General Honors General Honors are of two grades, Highest General Honors, and General Honors, and are assigned not later than July i of each year under the following conditions: Highest General Honors are rewarded to students whose work m the previous college year entitles them to high academic distinction. General Honors are assigned to students of marked excellence who have not won Highest General Honors. The following are the regulations governing the assignment of general honors: Let each grade have a weight expressed numerically as follows: A, i; B, 2; C, 3; D, 4. Multiply the number expressing the weight of the grade attained in each subject by the number of hours a week assigned to that subject in the schedule of attendance; divide the sum of the products so obtained by the total number of hours a week assigned, in the schedule, to all the subjects taken; the lowest average will give the first man in the class; the next lowest, the second, and so on. The limits for Highest Gen...
Varsity Show [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
Varsity Show The management of the Varsity Show have been trying to secure Julian Mitchell as coach, but they doubt their ability to do so. If they fail Mr. Jenkins, who staged the 'O2 Sophomore Show and is coaching the 'O3 men, will be engaged. He is under contract to put a comic opera on the road, but he will be able to give up that engagement if necessary. Some of the music of the show is now being copied and will soon be ready for the music rehearsals of the chorus. A. R. Alan. 'Ol. is assisting Parsons, the author, in the book and lyrics.
Chess Team [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
Chess Team The following is the list of men, ten of whom will compose the chess team to play Princeton: Falk, Griffin, Gravenhorst, Haas, Harrison, Keeler. Lawton, Ridder, Shroeder, Sewall, Tannenbaum, Von Shollv, Shainwald and Wolff. All games between these men must be finished by November 21. The chess rooms are always open Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
FINANCIAL. BROWN BROTHERS CO., s L 'Vsr iIA - Ban ft ev s, BOSTON. v v ' 59 and 61 Wall Street, ALEX. BROWN &amp; SONS, BALTIMORE. Issue Letters of Credit, available in all parts of the world. Buy and sell first-class Securities on Commission. BROWN, SHIPLEY &amp; CO., London. Redmond, Kerr &amp; Cos., BANKERS, 41 Wall Street, New York. Transact a general banking business. Receive deposits subject to draft. Dividends and interest collected and remitted. Act as Fiscal Agent for and negotiate and issue loans of railroads, street railways, gas companies, etc. Securities bought and sold on commission. Members New York Stock Exchange. DEAL IN High=Grade Investment Securities. List of current offerings sent on application. PHILADELPHIA CORRESPONDENTS, GRAHAM, KERR &amp; CO. "STRONGEST IN THE WORLD." The Equitable's policies are to the assurer What Government Bonds are to the investor THE EQUITABLE LIFE ....ASSURANCE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES. 120 Broadwa...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
FINANCIAL The Trust Cos, of New York. 60 WALL STREET. Capital, = - $1,000,000 Surplus, - = = $1,000,000 Takes full charge of real and personal estates. Acts a Trustee, Executor, Administrator, Guardian, Committee, Assignee, Receiver. Fiscal and Transfer Agent, etc. Interest allowed on deposits. WILLIS S. PAINE, Pres't. WARNER VAN NORDEN, ist V-Pres't. OSCAR F. RICHARDSON, 2d V-Pres't. EDMUND C. LOCKWOOD, Sec. TRUSTEES. George W. Ouintard, Warner Van Norden, William A. Brewer, Jr., Willis S. Paine, Jonathan B. Currey, Charles M. Swain, James Talcott, Smith M. Weed, Charles E. Sprague, Henry F. Shoemaker, Clarence Whitman, Amzi L. Barber. Thomas P. Fowler, Edward V. Loew, W. Rockhill Potts, Henry C. Brewster, Gen. James Tourdan, Ernst 1 halniann, Richard L. Edwards, Felix Campbell, Daniel A. Heald, Isaac E. Gates, Colgate.Hoyt, Amzi L. Barber. THE Lincoln National Bank of the City of New York. Capital, ----- $300,000.00 Surplus, ----- 700,000.00 Undivided Profits, - - - 220,40647 Thom...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
SPECTATOR notices with considerable pleasure that the game with Manhattan College has been cancelled by the football management and that an effort will be made to secure a game with some other eleven. The game should never have been arranged Our baseball fiascos with the same gentlemen should have acted as a deterring factor with any one who had an eye for decent and respectable amateur sport. So much for that. The striking of this game from the schedule makes it incumbent on the management to arrange another game. It can show its superiority, tact, and willingness to please both the public and the University by arranging the game in question with a reputable eleven. We must have a game if we are to treat fairly the purchasers of season tickets and satisfy all parties. As to the opponent, SPECTATOR would like to offer a suggestion to the football management, which we hope has already occurred to them. This suggestion is nothing more nor less than a game with Williams. The eleven at ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
Llewellyn Le Count, Assistant in Civil Engineering, died Thursday at his home, 495 Fourth street, Brooklyn. He was the son of Charles O. and Josephine A. Le Count, and was born at New Rochelle in 1878. He prepared for college at the Barnard School, and took a four-years' course here in civil engineering, graduating with the class of 1900. While in college he was a member of the Engineering Society and the University chorus. Last summer he was instructor at the Columbia Summer School in Geodetic Survey at Cape Cod; and later at Camp Columbia, Litchfield, Connecticut. This fall he was made assistant in the Civil Engineering Department. Two weeks ago he was stricken with typhoid, which proved fatal. To-mor-row at two o'clock the funeral will be held in New Rochelle, his former home, at St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church. The flag on the University staff is at half-mast in respect to his memory.
Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
Correspondence While we are glad to publish any correspondence that may be sent us, we are not responsible for the sentiments expressed. Those ivho zvish their correspondence published anonymously, must attach their own signature. Unsigned letters will receive no attention. To the Editor of SPECTATOR : "S. P. L.'s" letter in the last issue of SPECTATOR expresses the desire of a large portion of the student body. Our library is deplorably deficient in some respects. There is a notable lack of translations, which should be speedily procured. I fail to comprehend how the library of a large university can be said to be adequately equipped without translations of Balzac, Hugo, and others too numerous to mention, upon its shelves. The writings of these men of letters lose little in the translation; and it is a matter to be regretted that those whose forte is the English language should be thus deprived. I hope, dear sir, that you will urge the authorities to procure, as rapidly as possibl...
New Books [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 16 November 1900
New Books Among the new books received at the Library are the following: Carpenter—"South America." "Hawaii —Report of Commission on Foreign Relations." Beddard —"Book of Whales." Howe "Political Economy of Great Britain." Hergenroether—-"Primitive Christianity." Marchesan —"Vita di Lorenzo Da Ponte." Ward—"Witnesses to the Unseen." Dahlmann "Altindische Volkstum." Leger—"Hist, des Eglises evan. des Vallees de Piemont." Arnold "Unparteyische Kirchen u. Ketzer Hist." Muston—"Hist, des Vaudois." Muston —"De l'Origine at du Nom des Vaudois." Horst —"De Hussi Vita." Muntz—"Nicolas de Clemanges." Codex Teplensis. Gerdes—"ltaliae Reformatae." Bert —"Valdesi Ossians i Cristiani Cattolici." "Apologie de Louis XIV." Erman &amp; Reel am —"Mem. pour servir a l'hist. des Refugies Fr." Beier "Hoheren Schulen in Preuss." Helm—"Handb. and. Allg. Padagogik." Janus —"Jahrb. Deuts. Gessinung." Schultze—"Psychologie and. Naturvolker." Thuillier —"Diarum Patrum Fratrum." Winch —"Problems in Edu...