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Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 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 who wish their correspondence published anonymously, must attach their own signature. Unsigned letters will receive no attention. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK. Nov. 19, 1900. To the Editor of THE SPECTATOR: While not agreeing with those who censure our able Librarian, I venture modestly to call the attention of the proper authorities to the fact that many works essential to the shelves of a college reference library are not now to be found in the reading room. It is difficult to understand the introduction of less generally used books to the exclusion not only of the Teubner series of Greek and Latin authors, which surely find sufficient use to justify their presence, but also of many volumes which every student desires to have at his immediate command. I fear that the Librarian will incur the eternal opprobrium of the entire student body, i...
New Books [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
New Books Among the new books received at the Library are the following: Thode —"Franz Von Assisi." Colomb—"La Musique." Kiesewetter—"Musik der Araber." Kleinermann—"Der Heil Petrus Damiani." • Schiott—"L'Amour de Marie de France." Martial d'Auvergne—"Les Arrets d'Amours." Rosies—"Clioix de Fables de Samaniego." Quintana —"Vidas de Los Espailoles Celebres." Duffo—"Guerra de Granada." Parravincini—"Juanito." Colon—"El Nuevo Mundo." De Solis—"Historia de lo Conquista de Mejico." De Moratin—"La Comedia Nueva." Alar con—"La Verdad Sospechosa." Calderon de la Barca —"La Vida es Sueno." Morere—"Escenas Matritenses." Ducamin—"L'Araucana." Ducamin—"Romances Choisis." Tandem—"Schmetterlinge." Baude—"Cahiers d'une eleve de Saint Denis." Lichtenberger—"Le Poeme de Nibelungen." Vernaleken—"Deutsche Syntax." Pluchet —"Hist, des Sciences Nat. an Moyen Age." Oertel—"Die Litterarischen Strornungen and. Neu. Zeit." Bolsche- —"Grundlagen der Poesie." Steiger—"Kampf um and. Neue Dichtung." Flolmsen—"P...
Columbia Sophomore Killed [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
Columbia Sophomore Killed Paul Francis Fusz, a student in mining engineering at Columbia, and living here at 210 West 127 th street, was found dead in bed Saturday morning, having been asphyxiated by gas some time during the night. James Cottrell, proprietor of the house where Fusz boarded, noticing that Fusz did not appear at the usual time, went to his room and receiving 110 response he broke in the door. The room was filled with gas and Fusz was lying on the bed, apparently unconscious. A trained nurse living in the house was summoned, and tried to induce artificial respiration. Two neighboring physicians who were called in, however, said that Fusz had been dead for some time. His death seems to have been accidental. It appears that on the previous evening, when Fusz retired about 10 o'clock he hung his coat on the gas bracket at one side of the room, and in so doing accidentally turned on the stop cock. A rubber tube connected the gas jet with a student's lamp on a table a few f...
Hockey [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
Hockey The practise at the rink now occurs regularly on Wednesday at 5.15 P.M. and Saturday at 7.30 P.M. About thirty men have turned out so far, and more 'are expected. It is most important that candidates attend every practice, as the men are being grounded in a few principles that are to be the basis of this year's play. Individual starring is to be done away with entirely, adhering strictly to team work. The forwards are to be on the move from start to finish, and in consequence of this the men are expected to give up smoking and drinking entirely, and all rich food. As no watch can be kept over the training, each man is put upon his honor to carry out these instructions honestly, for upon it depends the success of the season. All candidates who have not, thus far, reported for practice, should do so Wednesday evening. Of those who have turned up, so far, the following will report next Wednesday evening:, at 5.15 P.M.: S. Brown, D. Hudson, C. Barbow, D. Holmes, A. J. Akin, A. Wo...
Romance Department Notes [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
Romance Department Notes M. Henry Bargy, of the Romance Department, will lecture before the Alliance Frangaise on Wednesday, November 21, at 8.15 P.M. Ihe meeting will be in the assembly room of Berkeley School. The subject of the lecture is Comedies d'Amateurs. Professor Cohn, the president of the Alliance Frangaise, would be glad to consult with any one interested in the work and desirous of joining the association. It was the Alliance that offered a silver medal of handsome design to the best French scholar of the graduating class of 1900, in each of the three high schools of Manhattan and Bronx. One of the recipients of this honor, Miss C. E. Keil, is now at Teachers' College. Napoleon 11. is the Subject of the French lecture to be given by Professor Cohn on Thursday, November 22, in 305 Schermerhorn, at 3.30. This discourse on Napoleon the Second will be of especial interest to many, in connection with the presentation of L'Aiglon, in which Maude Adams is playing in New York at...
College Cane Spree [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
College Cane Spree The cane spree between the Sophomore and Freshman classes of the College will probably take place during the first week in December, probably December 5. The following are the most promising candidates from the Freshman class: Heavyweight, Carlsson and Whitehead; middleweight, Stephenson, Dryfoss, Duell, Bogert, Baxter and Fisher; lightweight, Whitin, Newburger and Jacobs. The candidates will continue to train under Mr. Bogus for another week, after which a professional coach will be obtained. The Sophomore candidates are H. FI. Weekes, Odell, Allen, O'Loughlin, Town send, Bartholomew, Smithers, Earl. More candidates are expected after the football season.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
FINANCIAL The Trust Cos of New York. 60 WALL STRLLT. 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. Quintard, Warner Van Norden, William A. Brewer, Jr., W'illis 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 Jourdan, Ernst lhalmann, 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, - 220,406.47 Thomas L....
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
"Dr. Low's young men are improving" to use the words of the distinguished editorial writer in the Evening Sun. He has probably noticed that Columbia calendars and sofa cushions are now being sold in the department stores. The College numbers at present over four hundred men. There would be a total collapse of our collegiate cottage should all these men assemble in the building at once. We do not need South Field the less but College Hall the more. One man out of a hundred was a common saying at Princeton on the day after the recent game with the Tigers. Betting is bad business —except when you bet on Columbia. On Saturday the football eleven added another to its string of victories by vanquishing the strong Annapolis eleven. There is but one more game to be played, and a victory in that will complete what has been a magnificent season of football for Columbia. We must realize, however, that this last victory is not to be gained without a struggle, and only the most persistent kind o...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
MOET &amp; CHANDON WHITE SEAL CHAMPAGNE Absolute Facts That Cannot Be Disputed First— The House of MOET &amp; CHANDON was founded in 1743. Second— The House of MOET &amp; CHAN= DON own more Vineyards than all of tin following houses combined: Clicquot, Piper Heidsieck, Monopole, Ruinart, G. H. Mumm, Pommery Roederer. Third— The sales of MOET &amp; CHANDON throughout the World greatly Exceed those of Any Other Brand. Fourth— The Wine shipped to the United States at the present time by the House of MOET &amp; CHANDON is of the celebrated Vintage of 1893, of which they hold a sufficient Reserve to Insure its Continuance for a considerable period. Fifth—MOET &amp; CHANDON Champagne has been Served Exclusively for a great many years at most of the Prominent Society Functions. Sixth— After repeated sampling and Careful Comparison with all the Other Champagnes by the Ablest Experts, MOET &amp; CHANDON has been Pronounced Without Quest...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
UNIVERSITY BULLETIN TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20—MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Tuesday, November 20. 3.30 Stated meeting. University Council, Trustees' Room, Library. 4.30 University Chorus, 509 Schermerhorn. Wednesday, November 21. 9.10 Chapel. After five minutes' service, Dean F. R. Hutton will speak for ten minutes 3.30 Bible Study Class, 409 West. 4.30 Regular rehearsal, Philharmonic Orchestra, 509 Schermerhorn. 8 Regular meeting, Barnard Literary Association, 422 Library. 8 Regular meeting, Philolexian Society, 401 Library. Thursday, November 22. 230 Regular meeting, Y. M. C. A. David Armstrong, 'Ol, C., will speak. Half houi meeting. A short business meeting will be held, 305 Schermerhorn. 3.30 Weekly French Lecture. "Napoleon II.," by Professor Colin, 305 Schermerhorn. Friday, November 23. 1.45 Stated meeting, Faculty of the College, Trustees' Room, Library. 3.30 Stated meeting, Faculty of Applied Science. Trustees' Room, Library. 3.30 Bible Study Class, 407 West. 4.30 University Chorus, 509 S...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
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Intercollegiate Notes [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
Intercollegiate Notes The new gymnasium which will probably be constructed at Princeton this winter will take the place of the present gymnasium and casino, which building is inadequate to the present demands, and has been for several years. The plan for the new building is in the hands of a committee which has Prof. William Libby as its president. The committee of 100, which will collect the money necessary for the erection of the building, includes both students and alumni. Its chairman is James Laughlin of the class of 1868. The members of the Yale Dramatic Association are working steadily upon their play, "The Fair Maid of the West," and are doing all in their power to insure good results. The men who may take part in the final production have been divided into three casts, all working on this play. This system allows every man to demonstrate his ability, and insures a complete list of capable understudies. It also makes the competition more just to those taking part in it and m...
Junior Ball [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 20 November 1900
Junior Ball The Chairman of the Junior Ball Committee is in receipt of the following letter: EXECUTIVE MANSION, ALBANY, November 17, 1900. Mr. H. Tuthill Spence, 323 W. 75th street, New York City: MY DEAR MR. SPENCE:—I am in receipt of your invitation of the 15th inst., to act as patron of the Christmas ball of the Junior Class of Columbia University, and accept with pleasure. Sincerely yours, THEODORE ROOSEVELT.