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MUSICAL CLUBS HAVE MERRY EVENING [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
MUSICAL CLUBS HAVE MERRY EVENING On Tuesday evening the college building rocked and swayed to the syncopated and classic tune of the members of the Musical Clubs of Boston College, who staged their first social and entertainment in the Assembly Hall. After displaying a mimic battle of the future H. C. —B. C. game down on the field, the members of the band and Glee Club, numbering about 65, partook of the pleasant and substantial surprise which Charlie Wellington had in store for them. At seven, the fireworks, including cigars and cigarettes, began. The band blew the lid oil the entertainment with a few snappy selections. Then followed Johnnie Ecker and Martin Murray with a few solos and those who heard them cannot say that good soloists are lacking at B. C. But the evening would not have been a success unless Walter Mayo and Bob Merrick, accompanied by Eddie McGreenery, had performed. And they certainlyrendered in a most delightful fashion the "Alpine Violets." After the movies Bill...
CHARLES A. COYLE SUPERVISES RED CROSS DRIVE [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
CHARLES A. COYLE SUPERVISES RED CROSS DRIVE Charles A. Coyle, president of the Senior class is in charge of the Red Cross Drive in the college. The subscription is one dollar per year. The results of the college subscriptions will be published each morning in the newspapers. Loosen up, sign up and help us make a good showing. The following facts, received by Mr. Coyle, may interest you: RED CROSS FACTS FOR COLLEGE MEN Today the Red Cross is serving 17,000 men and officers of the United States Army in Germany. Today there are 26,414 men in the Army, Navy and Public Health Hospitals receiving Red Cross ministrations. Today every man who was blinded or partially blinded in the service of the United States is able to receive treatment and instructions at the Red Cross Institute for the Blind at Baltimore. Under its charter obligations the American Red Cross is fighting Cholera, Typhus, Tuberculosis and other plagues in Poland, the Baltic regions, Serbia, Albania, Montenegro, Austria, Hu...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
H.A.DOLAN Catholic Church Goods 76 Summer Street BOSTON, MASS. Tel. Main 3860 AN INVITATION TT 7E extend to the students and alumni of Boston College, a cordial invitation to make use of our banking facilities. We will be glad to open a checking or savings account with you and know that you will be pleased with our attention to your banking requirements. Last dividend in our Savings Department at rate of 5%. Deposits go on interest monthly. FEDERAL TRUST COMPANY Corner Devonshire and Water Streets, Boston, Mass. JOSEPH O'NEIL, President
JUNIOR CITY COUNCIL FORMED Purpose is to Give Practice in Debating [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
JUNIOR CITY COUNCIL FORMED Purpose is to Give Practice in Debating At the meeting held hist Friday, Now 5, the members of the Marquette Debating Society were addressed by Henry Foley, '11, of the Fulton Debating Society Mr. Foley outlined briefly the purpose of the Junior City Council, an organization modelled after the Boston City Council, and authorized by the City of Boston. The membership in the council is to be limited to twelve or fifteen so that there will be greater opportunity for each member to obtain practice in deflating. Oucstions under discussion will lie restricted to those of a political nature, such as the Boston City Council are apt to consider at an)' time. Members will make informal speeches unless they specifically request to be allowed to deliver a carefully prepared oration. The ability to speak well extemporaneously is an invaluable asset and any means offered by which one can cultivate the art should receive the support of all. Those whose life-work will nec...
Joseph Donovan, '22, Recently Elected President of the West Roxbury B. C. Club [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
Joseph Donovan, '22, Recently Elected President of the West Roxbury B. C. Club At the recent election of the West Roxbury Boston College Club, Joseph Donovan, '22, one of its most active and best known members was made president for the year 1920-21. Fred Moran, '22, was elected to the vice-presidency, and John White, brother of Joe White, the well remembered football star of last year's eleven, received the office of sec.-treasurer. Extensive plans are being made for a party to be held in January. A committee has been appointed to secure the membership of the alumni residing in West Roxbury.
YE COLLEGE GOSSIP APOLOGIES TO K. C. B. [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
YE COLLEGE GOSSIP APOLOGIES TO K. C. B. THIS AFTERNOON. WHEN THE bell rings. * # # AND CLASS is over. THE TWO-thirty birds. * * * WHO ARE never late. EXCEPT IN the morning * * * WILL BE surprised. * * * TO FIND that others. HAVE JOINED the rush. $ * * FOR HATS and coats. AND THE Lake St. car. AND AS they pace. DOWN OVER the hill. NO ONE will know. THAT THIS has been. THE USUAL thing. A- * * FOR THEM to do. FOR RIGHT behind. iimHimiiimiiniiiiiiiiminmiiimiiiuiimiiiimuiiiiiiiiminiiiiii \ WILL BE the Seniors. ! SETTING THE pace. i FOR THE "Logical" bunch. j AND FOLLOWING close. * * * | WILL BE the Sophs. | RUNNING NECK and neck. [WITH THE "Twenty-Fours." NOW 7 SHIFT the scenes. AT A later hour. * * * TO THE latest Chateau. WITH PLENTY of jazz. AND THERE they arc. * * * BUT NOT alone. THE TWO-thitty birds. * * * WHO LEFT the College. THIS AFTERNOON. * * * * * :i; :j: * :|: I THANK you.
ORATORY CLASS TO BE FORMED Juniors to Become Daniel Websters [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
ORATORY CLASS TO BE FORMED Juniors to Become Daniel Websters Fr. Leo Dorc, S. J., has gained the favor of the Juniors by volunteering to conduct a class in public speaking every Wednesday. The class is limited to Juniors, and the applicants have almost reached the 100 mark. Standing room only will be left for (he late-comers and Freshmen trying to "sneak" in will be chastised severely. The idea is new-in the college but the desire for such a class is as old as the college. Fr. Uore is also Moderator of the Marquette Debating Society and enjoyed much success at Georgetown, with his oratorical society. His helpful hints to the aspiring elocutionists will render the Juniors favorites in the coming Oratorical Contest.
K. of C. CLUB TO INCREASE PRESENT MEMBERSHIP Charles A. Tucker, '22, Addresses Sophomores [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
K. of C. CLUB TO INCREASE PRESENT MEMBERSHIP Charles A. Tucker, '22, Addresses Sophomores While the votes were: being counted during- the Sophomore election last Friday, Charles A. Tucker of the Junior Class spoke to the Sophomores about the Knights of Columbus Club. In brief, K. C.is already for lb C. and Mr. Tucker said B. C. should be more for K. C. Many Boston College men who belong to the Knights of Columbus have not yet joined the club and should do so at once. Men who have not yet joined the Knights of Columbus should apply to the club for admission to the order. Mr. Tucker explained, in reply to a question, that while Boston College was not given permission to establish a separate council, it was given the privilege of forming a K. of C. Club with power to initiate members. A council was not formed because it was deemed better to have scattered among the many councils Boston College men who would assume leadership in the different branches and add to the prestige of Boston C...
PLANS FOR SENIOR SMOKER ARE DEVELOPING Have Arranged Many Big Features for Event to Take Place at City Club [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
PLANS FOR SENIOR SMOKER ARE DEVELOPING Have Arranged Many Big Features for Event to Take Place at City Club At 7.45, on Friday evening, Dec. 3, at the Boston City Club, will be ushered in that event which above all Other events, the Senior and undergraduate classes have looked forward to with keen expectation, and which, if present plans, mature, they will look back upon as one of the outstanding social successes of the current year. Under the capable direction of their industrious president, Charles A. Coyle, the committee has worked faithfully to make the annual smoker of the Class of 1921, the biggest and best Boston College has ever witnessed. The committee is composed of the following: Charles A. Coyle, chairman, David Mullen, Morgan Ryan, John Kennedy, Frank Morrissey, Charles McCabe, Henry Ford, Jeremiah Mahoney, Harold Sullivan, Cornelius Flynn, and Thomas O'Connor. The program is being arranged under the direction of Pres. Coyle. The speakers' program is already completed. ...
MARQUETTE DEBATING SOCIETY RESUMES MEETINGS Paul J. Wenners, '23, Elected Chairman of Standing Committee [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
MARQUETTE DEBATING SOCIETY RESUMES MEETINGS Paul J. Wenners, '23, Elected Chairman of Standing Committee On Friday, Nov. 5, the second regular meeting of the Marquette Debating Society was held in Junior B. After the weekly reports of the several officers had been submitted and accepted, the regular debate took place. The question was ''Resolved, —That immigration to the United States be restricted for a period of five years," the affirmative being ably upheld by Messrs. C. Murphy and B. Loftus, the negative by Messrs. Brennan and R. Kavanaugh. The members of the affirmative showed that the immigrants who are entering the country today, go for the most part into the factories where they compete with native labor, often forcing Americans out of work. This results from the fact that foreigners are willing to work for a lower wage than Americans who need more money because their standard of living is higher. Mr. Loftus declared that it was impossible to hire foreign farm laborers. Mr. ...
Freshman Night Still a Mystery [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
Freshman Night Still a Mystery Yea! The Class of '24 are off! They tell us that on Friday night November 19, they are going to raise the Tower off the Heights with the biggest class event that has ever happened at good old R. C. They tell us that they are staging just a few bouts between some of the cleverest boxers in the state. They go along and enumerate, but forbid us to publish yet some of the star performers of the evening. However, you will read and hear about this later. Just now, Freshman, get ready and keep this date, Nov. 19, before your eyes. When Heaphy roves, his opponents "rave".
INTELLECTUAL HASH [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
INTELLECTUAL HASH By PHELIX PHRAPPE The other night I sat before the fireplace —in other words before the furncae —and "logi.shed." After I had drawn the lucky number for the Maroon and Gold Club's spas n, my thoughts turned to the inmates of the college. They reminded me of a huge order of intellectual hash. Pienty of potatoes in the lay-out. Some very tough. You fathom my inYou know those heel and toe artists, the 2.30 speed maniacs, the gravel scrapers, the dusty shoe pedlars. They wouldn't tarry at the Heights if George Washington promised to tell a lie at 2.31. They're directing the dogs towards Lake street before the bell stops ringing. Talk about flying —those birds pass down the driveway like a stampede of winged deer. All you can see is feet. The doors lose a bushel of splinters in the rush. Pep l Why they must have dynamite in their heels. They don't know that the chimes ring at quatrer to three. They're popular too —like a holiday on Saturday. The only acquaintance they h...
THE IC-CUP CONTEST The Hellenic Handicap [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
THE IC-CUP CONTEST The Hellenic Handicap "Lo, the Freshies feel poetic And in feet not economic They boast to be athletic, In their panegyric comic, Celebrating twenty-four. "Here's for them a test scholastic And a cerebral emetic Which will render brains elastic If they are but sympathetic To the plan of Sophomore." To be laconic, inviting both sides co show themselves philanthropic critics rather than dyspeptic cynics, we propose a contest between Freshman and Sophomore on the largest number by arithmetic calculation of Greek etymologic derivations from Plato's Socratic Apology and ending in "ic." All departments, logic and metaphysics, astronomic and geologic, ethics and physics, rhetoric and poetic, athletics and dramatics, are enthusiastic about it. A systemic and and not a chaotic or fantastic thing is this Sohpomore plan. We cannot be too emphatic in asserting that the basic idea is to be energetic if not in any gigantic or microscopic way, at least with no mere sporadic, but...
B. C. Club, Lowell, Elects Officer [Newspaper Article] — The Heights — 12 November 1920
B. C. Club, Lowell, Elects Officer The Lowell Boston College Club met in the Fulton room on Thursday, Nov. 4, for the purpose of electing officers for the ensuing year: Pics., J. Powers, '21; V. P., W. Markham '22; Treas., P. Foisey '22: Sec. G. Keefe, '22. The best joke heard this week. Last Monday, Boston University gave a celebration in honor of their football team and especially in honor of their centre, one Mr. Wheeler who, they claim, is a candidate for All-American honors as he outplayed one Mr. Ileaphy of Boston College and made him retire from the game. I wonder if they know any more funny ones.