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The College World. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 27 January 1880
The College World. CORNELL : Twelve new students have entered the University this term. The Social Science Club is prospering. There will be no examination in English Literature this term. The January number of the Review was the work of one man, the manager. Pach is now at Ithaca for a short time, taking the photos, of faculty and seniors. He will return in May to take the fraternity, literary society and club groups, and also views of the buildings, etc. The seniors have anew elective this term under Prof. H. C. Adams, Ph.D., in money, banking and finance. The crew is rather backward in, getting ■to work in the gymnasium, which the Era says is partly due to the repairs which have been going on in that building. HARVARD : The season has fairly begun, as it were, in the new gymnasium, which is crowded every day with enthusiastic students. The running track, although very generally used, is perhaps the worst feature in the building, the sharpness of the corners and the projection of ...
Our Exchanges. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 27 January 1880
Our Exchanges. have received the Philadelphia Evening News , which has started a college column after the manner of its New York contemporary, the World. THE University Magazine sends us a good January number, containing a fine article on " College Morality," by '62, who gives his opinons from a graduate's point of view. The paper, in several places, urges on all the necessity of preparing for the boat race on the Schuylkill next summer. In another column the editors assert their intention of calling a spade a spade, and add, " If, by publishing to the college the existence of any abuse, we think we can put a stop to it, we shall do so ; so that if there be any thinskinned members in the class of 'Bl, we can only say to them that their actions shall continue an object of interest to us," &amp;c. THE University Herald is a paper which we have always read with interest. The last number before the holidays was very good, an editorial on oratory being particularly worthy of note...
Shavings. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 27 January 1880
Shavings. QUOTH B. to Prof. —Have you called the roll? Prof. —No, sir. B. —Please, hurry up, then. WE are liable to err ; but the man who mistakes his neighbor's slippers for a pair of arctics, pays no small tribute to his understanding. "MAMMA, what are twins made for?" Her precocious brother replied, "So that cannibals may eat philopcenas,"— World. ist Freshman —Did you ever see an ape run ? 2d Fresh. —Oh ! yes. I've seen an apron. It covered one lap. "'THE boy stood on the burning deck," but it did no good. His father had forbidden euchre, and fired the cards beyond extinguishment.— Ex. THE following skinning paper was picked up on the campus at the close of last term : P stands for pocket; R, right ; L, left ; U, upper ; c, coat ; p, pants ; v, vest. Chauvenet, R. c. P. f Chap. XIV. of ) Plain trig, P. p. P. -j Spher. Trig., j- L. c. P. etc. ( etc. ) —Ex. THE blacksmith of Glamis's description of metaphysics was : " Twa folk disputin' thegither ; he that's listenin' disna ken wh...
The Boat House Disaster. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
The Boat House Disaster. YA UR boat house has been made the scene of another such affair as happened to Courtney, last year, at Chautaqua. On last Saturday, Eldredge and Muller had gone to Mott Haven to look over the boats, and to discuss some changes which it had been proposed to make in the rigging. They looked around the boat house, and examined the shell whose rig was under consideration, when suddenly, Eldredge noticed a hole in the bottom of the Lake George "four," Muller, then took her off the rack and carefully examined her from stem to stern, finding in their search that two holes had been knocked in her bottom, apparently by a chisel. The hole can be repaired, luckily, without damaging the speed of the boat to any great extent. She was very well suited to the 'Varsity four, and last year made the best time for one mile and a half, straight away, in in still water. It is probable, however, that she will not be used this year, as it would be unwise to risk our reputation in ...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
Commercial Union Assurance Company OF LONDON Offices, Nos. 37 &amp; 39 Wall Street, N. Y. ASSETS IN THE UNITED STATES. Reserve for Total Liabilities, including Reinsurance in United States, . . $581,393.13 Net Surplus in United States, . . 912^652,92 Assets held in the United States, . . $1,494,046.05 CAPITAL PAID UP IN CASH, $1,250,000.00. GROSS ASSETS, .... $9,068,702.55 Life Liabilities, . . $2,952,903.33 Reinsurance Reserves, . 1,463,805.47 All other Liabilities, . . 361,586.72 $4,778,295.52 SURPLUS ASSETS, . . $4,290,407.03 Subscribed Capital, for which the Stockholders are personally liable, not yet called in $11,250,000.00 ALFRED PELL, Resident Manager. CHARLES SEW ALL, Assistant Manager. North British and rcantile Insurance Cos. OF LONDON AND EDINBURGH. UNITED STATES BRANCH STATEMENT: United States Government Bonds at Market value, $1,440,690.00 New York City and State Stocks, . . 106,288.87 Cash on Deposit with Bankers, . . 103,270.83 Cash Balances in course of tran...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
Columbia Spectator. The Columbia Spectator. ENTERED AT THE POST OFFICE, NEW YORK, AT SECOND-CLASS RATES. VOL. V. No. 9. COLUMBIA COLLEGE, NEW YORK, FEBRUARY lOTH, 1880. WHOLE NO. 47. Published Semi-Monthly by the Students of Columbia College. VOL. V. No. 9. NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 10th, 1880. WHOLE NO. 47. Board of Editors, 1879-1880. REGINALD H. SAYRE, 'Bl, Managing Editor. WILLIAM H. TAYLOR, 'BO, Business Editor. J. DUANE LIVINGSTON, 'BO. WILLIAM B. MCVICKAR, 'BO. F. BENEDICT HERZOG, 'Bl. WILLIAM K. OTIS, 'B2. B. PERCY CLARK, 'B2. C.E.CALDWELL, 'BO, S. of L. E. P. CLARK, 'BO, S. of M. GEO. S. RAYMER, 'Bl, S. of M. TEEMS. Per annum, (18 numbers,) in advance, .... $2.00. Single copies, - . .15 cts. Remittances by mail should be addressed to GEORGE H. TAYLOR, 'Bl, Treasurer, No. 26 West 52d Street, N. Y. Exchanges, contributions, and all other communications should be addressed to THE COLUMBIA SPECTATOR, Columbia College, N. Y. Students and graduates of the various departments of Columbia...
CONTENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
CONTENTS. PAGE CURRENT TOPICS, 113 VERSES— Midnight, 116 COLLEGE COLORS, 116 THE SEMI-ANNUAL, 118 CARTOON — What Semi-Annual Ought to Be, . . . .119 VERSES— The Criblet, T2O CORRESPONDENCE, 120 VERSES — Disaster, 121 PAGE ABOUT COLLEGE, 121 SCHOOL OF MINES, .... . 122 SCHOOL OF LAW, THE COLLEGE WORLD, 12 3 THE LIBRARY, 124 OUR EXCHANGES, 125 SHAVINGS, 12 6 The Columbia Spectator is for sale at BRENTANO'S, 3 g Union Square, at the FIFTH AVENUE HOTEL, and at the WINDSOR. Subscriptions received, and back numbers supplied at all these places.
Page 49 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
Messrs. TIFFANY &amp; Cos s various departments of design connected with the different branches of their business, enable them to produce original and successful drawings for Prizes, Class Cups, Society Badges, Medals, and other articles. In their STATIONERY DEPARTMENT the facilities for designing forms for Commencement and other invitations, and executing the work in the most elegant manner are unequaled in this country. Correspondence invited. Union Square, New York.
Page 49 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
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Page 50 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
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Page 50 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
Charlier Institu 108 West 58th Street, ON CENTRAL PARK. Young men thoroughly prepared for College and the School of Mines. TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR, 1879-80. PROF. ELIE CHARLIER, Director. G. W. PA CH &amp; BROS., 841 BROADWAY, Cor. 13th Street, New York. PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR COLUMBIA, CLASS '7B, '79. 'BO. PIARVARD, CLASS '7B, '79. YALE, CLASS '7B, '79, 'BO. VASSAR, CLASS '77/78, '79. U. S. M. A., '75, '76, '77, '7B, '79, 'BO. DARTMOUTH, '7B. WILLIAMS, '79, 'BO. PRINCETON, '79, 'BO. WESTEYAN, '79, 'BO. LAFAYETTE, 'BO. HAMILTON, 'BO. CORNELL, CLASS 'BO. REMOVAL. Isaac IValker, Tailor and Importer, FROM 166 FIFTH AVE. TO No. 2-/5 Fifth Avenue.
Page 51 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Daily Spectator — 10 February 1880
TRADE MACK. LTON MAKER. Genuine Lyon Umbrellas Have Handles Stamped as Above, IMPORTERS X MANUFACTURERS IMWIIU x „ MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS, AND DRAWING MATERIALS OF ALL KINDS. 11l FULTON ST. ' NEWYORK. , IS V? 3 V? TTTTr THE FARMERS' LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY. No 26 EXCHANGE PLACE, N. Y. CHARTERED 1822. CAPITAL, $1,000,000. CAPITAL AND SURPLUS INVESTED IN U. S. STOCKS, Deposits may be made and withdrawn at pleasure on which interest will be allowed. This Company is a legal depository for Court funds and is authorized to act as Executors, Administrators, Trustees and Guardians. R. G. ROLSTON, President. G. F. TALMAN, VICE-PRES. R. C. BOYD, 2d VICE PRES. G. P. FITCH, Secretary. W. D. SEARLES, Asst. Sect'y. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE : Moses Taylor, G. F. Talman, J. J. Astor, Isaac Bell, Samuel Sloan, R. G. Rolston. Robert Lenox Kennedy.