University Settlement Studies Volume 1-4

University Settlement Studies Volume 1-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...from ideal. The rain and snow often made the court slippery and the ball hard to handle, when it did not stop the game entirely. The court was ruled out for contests in the Intersettlement League, so that the teams had both the disadvantage of playing on strange courts and against gymnasium-trained players. Despite these adverse circumstances the teams have met with phenomenal success. Under the able direction of Harry Baum, the Middle and Junior Teams have won the Intersettlement Cup for three successive years. Their victories have been entirely due to his hard work and untiring efforts. This year a fourth team of boys weighing under I00 pounds was organized and easily won the championship. The success of the teams this year has been fully up to the standard. There is a regular schedule for each night. Sunday night the gymnasium opens for larger concerts, Wednesday night is reserved for the girls, and on Saturday night the floor is cleared for basketball. The remaining four evenings are for the gymnasium classes. Mr. Hayes, of Trinity School, former assistant instructor in the Columbia gymnasium, has been engaged to in-' struct the classes. Under his direction and with the increased facilities the Settlement will doubtless make a showing in the athletic meets. Up to the present time the entire lack of a place to practice has been a heavy handicap for the boys. It is hoped to fit the roof up as a second basketball court, by covering it with an iron cage. If this, can 12cents done it will give the teams a. chance to practice while the gymnasium is in use by the classes. The roof will also serve as a kindergarten in the summer months. In the afternoons it will be open to the young people who are members of the children's clubsshow more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236847105
  • 9781236847102