University of Virginia Alumni News Volume 1-3

University of Virginia Alumni News Volume 1-3

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...was appointed chairman of the committee appointed to study the problem of improving methods of instruction in international law in colleges and universities. Dr. J. S. Grasty, of the department of geology, read a paper before the scientific section of the Philosophical Society on Monday night, April 20, in which he set forth a new theory as to the determination of the extent, and consequently the value, of ore beds. This is known as the "shoreline theory.'" Dr. Grasty based his discus sion on the results of extensive investigations he has made in the Clinton ore region of Alabama. Hopes that the University track stars would bring new laurels to Virginia were disappointed Saturday when the Orange and Blue representatives failed to place in the Relay Carnival at Philadelphia. Cronley attracted attention when he competed in the 120-yard hurdles. He won his heat against Millard, of Cornell; and finished second in his semifinal against Ward, of Southern California; but when it came to the finals he was outclassed. Sentencing "Bedstead M." Dobie to refrain from poetry during Easter Week and ordering "Bill" Brockman to devote himself to regeneration of the Y. M. C. A., the Phi Delta Phi public goating on Saturday night, April 11, registered a great success. The auditorium of Cabell Hall was packed; and the Easter girls, turning out in force, added vivid color and gaiety to the scene. The show itself was one of the best in recent years. The concluding feature of Easter Week at the University was ah exhibition in Fayerweather Gymnasium Saturday night, April 18, by what the coach declared to be "the best gymnasium team the University has ever had." Features of the exhibition were the hand-to-hand balancing, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236603397
  • 9781236603395