Princeton Alumni Weekly Volume 9

Princeton Alumni Weekly Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...While in Atlanta Dean West was the guest of the Hon. Samuel M. Inman '63. In New Orleans on February 24th Dean West delivered the annual address before the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, meeting at Tulane University, his subject on this occasion being "The Place of the Classics To-day." On February 25th, at a reception given by the Round Table Club of New Orleans, an association of business and professional men, Dean West spoke on "What Makes a College Education Useful or Useless." After returning from the South, Professor West represented the University on March 5th at the annual joint YalePrinceton dinner at Harrisburg, Pa., a report of which will appear in the next issue of The Weekly. Pres1dent W1lson '79 has accepted an invitation to deliver the Phi Beta Kappa Oration at the Harvard Commencement this spring. Dr. Wilson is at present in St. Louis, delivering addresses before the Civic League and the Virginia Society. Prof. Paul Van Dyke '81 has asked for leave of absence without salary for the first term of next year. He expects to spend the time in study abroad. ANOTHER TRACK VICTORY The Princeton track team won the Georgetown indoor meet at Washington, March 6, with an aggregate score of 39 points. Carlisle was second with 25 points, Pennsylvania third, and Virginia fourth. Yale and Cornell were also represented. The Princeton team was awarded a handsome silver cup. In wrestling, Princeton again beat Pennsylvania, March 5, in Philadelphia, six bouts to one. In swimming, Yale beat Princeton 35-18 in the Brokaw Pool, March 6; Yale also won the water polo match, 2-0. A Disinterested View of Princeton IT IS naturally gratifying to Princeton men to read such an appreciation of their University as that in...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236531566
  • 9781236531568