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THE SUN, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1918.
PRIVATE SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND ACADEMIES
Dr. Cutler, Col. Roosevelt's Tutor,
Has Taught for Forty Years
With a Record of Thirty
seven Years as the
Head of Cutler School
Well Known New
Yorkers Have Studied
Under His Guidance
Counting the heglnnlnB of Cutler
School from tho day when Or. Arthur
Hamilton Cutler first taught "the Itoose
velt boys," Tlieoilorc, Ills hnithfr. Klllott,
nni! their cousin. .!. West ltoosevelt,
bark In '73, Dr. Cutler has been a heart
instcr for forty years. At any rate he
haa taught for four decade, iinrl ho
proudly calls Col. ltoosevelt his first
But let's boKln at the first day. Dr.
Cutler wnn born on January IS,
and his birthplace waa 1 lolttrtoti. Mao?..
In Middlesex county, not fur from Bos
ton. He mi urailuati-d from Harvard
In 1870, but lie waited fifteen years be
fore he took his doctor of philosophy ilc
Kree and then he went to 1'rliicilon to
get It. Hero are Dr. Cutler's own words
taken down by a representative of the
school, college iiihI ramp bureau:
"Alter 1 took my decree at Harvard
I come to New York and started out to
liecome a (treat business man. 1 whs
connected with the firm of Walter Drown
& Hon. wool merchants. After three
years I decided that 1 never would be
come a Croat business man.
"Opportunity came my way and I
taught tho ltoosevelt bojs. Theodore
and Elliott, and their cousin. .1 West
Roosevelt, at the homo of Theodore
Roosevelt, Sr., at f. West Fifty-seventh
street. Within a few months I also pave
Instruction to Charles and cleorRe Pellus.
diaries became a professor of chem
istry at Columbia. 1 tauRht tho Iloote
velta from 9 to 12 and the I'cllus boys
from 1 ;20 to 3 :Jii. Other boys took
lessons from me and at tho end of three
ear t took rooms and started my
school at 713 Sixth avenue. This was
In 1876. When the elevated came in
1S78 I moved to 20 West Forty-third
street, opposite where Pnight School Is
at present. In I took over also the
adjoining house. No. IS. Cutler School
remalnc'd there until 1S91. when It moved
to Its quarters here at 10 Kast fiftieth
"I atlrlhute my success to the fact
that T knew what parents who were
sendlnp their children to college wanted.
When I started my school I billcve the
only other coIIckc piep.iratory school
was the Columbia Grammar School, for
the Collepiate School, which was also
was also j
in existence, did not prepate for colli Re
"Certainly," continued Dr Cutler,
"I am dean of the New York city school
teachers, for all tho.se who taught when
1 began h.no pass".l over.
"I may call myself, to be more accu
rate, the dean of secondary school teach
ers In New York city, for all public or
private high school teachers began after
"To pick out. almost at random, some
of the well known graduate on might
mention Waldorf Astor. Oouvcrncur Mor-
Survey of What Goes On
in the Student World
Anniversary Festivities at Marymount Football
Dinner at Tome Skiing at Vermont Academy
Birckhead Resigns as Chaplain of Lehigh
Till, members of the track team at
St. Paul's School, Harden City, I.. I.,
which was revived last year after
a lapse of ni.iuv ecosons. show unabated
enthusiasm. A large quad has been re
porting regular'. since the middle of Oc
tober to Coach lienj.imlti. A series of
practice cross-country runs culminated In
a handicap run In which the honors wero
carried off by J. A. 1-ckert, Jr., '17, of
Tho basketball and swimming squads
wero called out this week for first prac
tice. Iloth will train under the direction
of .Mr. Smith.
Masli'is and boys alike are busily pre
paring for the Christmas examinations,
which tako on added importance thin year
from the fact that the papers are all set
by the headmaster. Heretofore each
master has ret the examination for his
own course. The new system should prove
stimulating to boys and masters and It
undoubtedly will raise still higher the
soholastlc standards of the school.
F, Tomklns. 'U', and S. HubbelL 'II,
have been nwarded their letter at Will
iams for football. J, B. Johnstone, '11,
haa been elected to the editorial board of
the PiirpK Cote at Williams. Mr.
.Tohnstme Is also a member of the Will
iams dramatis society. Cap and Bells, and
took part In their recent play, "Nlobe."
Cajojslx, Pa.. Dec 6 Authorities at
Dickinson College have become Interested
In determining how many of the alumni
have entered the pedagogical profession.
The college claims the distinction of hav
ing four members of Its alumni on the
faculty of the mil School, a leader
among second ary schools. These four are:
II. E. Smith, '94; Charles T. Evans, '90:
sClarence E. McCloskey, '99, and Charles
C&we fiwlft, '04. This week tryouts were
held for the mandolin club and the glee
club has begun practice for Its spring
vacation tour under the leadership of
Charles A. Goodyear. A large amount
of new material has reported, and It Is
predicted that the 1914 eeason of the com
bined musical clubs, will ho tho most suc
cessful In years.
Early Iti the week Oeoige Bherwood
Eddy delivered an nidress In the Allison
Memorial Methodist Church, whloli was
crowded by student). Mr. Eddy has been
foremost In th field of foreign missions
and he came tn Dickinson College with a
message (,f the great progress In tho
chrKlanlZHtlnn of China and the East,
Among the alumni who visited friends
about the cnllego campus this week were;
Corning, '11: Fred Martin, "12; Claude
McMean, '13; James Hargass, '13, and
le Allen, ex-' 14.
TTnlversltr of Vermont,
Btsungton, Vt Dec, (I. At n confer
ence held by the members of the execu
tlve committee of the local merchants' as
sociation, together with Mayor James K.
Burke, representing tho city and Presi
dent Benton and Capt. Ira U Reeves rep
resenting the university, the question of
nmrrlng the summer school on a large
anale was discussed.. The proposition put
forth waa to Increase the usual appropria
tion of $1,500 for the summer school to
$89,000. More than that. President Ben
ton suggested hv way of a finale, for the
summer school that a Chautauqua be held
for the people of the country for miles
1st stww how the plan ralrht be worked
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Dr. A. H. Cutler, headmaster of Cutler School
tls. J. Pierpont Morgan, William Sloans.
Flank l. Polk and Harry Payne Whit
ney Other piomlnent graduates of Cut
lir School are .lohn Harseti Rhoades.
Fairfax Harris, who has Just been mads
president of the Southern Railway :
licekm.m Winthrop. James H. Hyde,
Charles P. 1 lowland, fleoree A. Morri-
miii, president of St. Andrews Society:
Amos Tuck French. Oliver Harrlman,
w n am Church Osliorn. Temn e How
loin, l'r Theodore C. .laneway, Howard
C Hrokitw and Francis ilurton Harrison.
Alfred, Cornelius anil Keglnl.nl Van
derbilt vveio also students at Cutler
School and later went to St. Paul's.
In glancing over the scholastic offices
held by Dr. Cutler one finds that he was
secretary of the National Conference on
Mathematics, held at Harvard In 1S93.
Hi held the same office also when the
conference luet at Columbia three years
later, and in 1S97 he was president of
out President Renton submitted an esti
mate of the expense, which totalled $20,
ooo. Max L. Powell displayed a subscrip
tion list which, though It has not yet been
fairly started, nevertheless bore four sub
scriptions of $100 each from Individuals
and tno of $250 from corporations.
Carlisle Indian School.
Cap.ufle. Pa.. Dec. . The Carlisle In
dian School band has been working for
several weeks on a number of overtures
of the better class, and Director Stauffer
thinks that much progress has been made.
The dlrrctor Is building up a trombone
choir along the lines of tho one developed
at the Moravian Church at Bethlehem.
These two will be the only trombone
choirs In America. On Christmas morn
ing the trombonists will play Christmas
chorals from the high Lutheran tower
Charles Bender, '02, called America's
greatet baseball pitcher, was a week's
visitor to his alma mater.
The Toung Women's Christian Associa
tion cabinet and other association mem
bers are preparing a missionary Christ
mas box, which will be sent to Indians
at Leupp, Ariz.
Mary Lone Chief has been elected cap
tain of tho Mercer basketball team, the
members of which are, In addition: Lucy
West, Matilda Chew. Cecelia Matlook
and Nettle Standing Bear.
Columbia Grammar School.
Prof. Allen S. Williams, naturalist,
traveller and lecturer, gave a very In
teresting Illustrated lecture Thursday af
ternoon to the boys of the school. In the
gymnasium, on "New China and Its De
velopment Into a Repuhllc."
Tho hockey season opens this week
and regular periods for practice at the
St. Nicholas Rink have been engaged by
the team. The season's schedule of match
games is now In preparation.
The school's diplomas have Just been
Issued to those who passed the examina
tions and entered higher Institutions last
June, namely : The Schools of Science,
Arts and Architecture of Columbia Uni
versity; tho Schools of Science, Alts and
Journalism of New York University ; the
vv narton scnooi or commerce of tho Uni
versity of Pennsylvania ; the ncademic
course nt Princeton, nnd the classical at
tho I'nlverslty of California, and the
Medlco.C.hlrurglcal School of Philadelphia,
also certlllcittes of merit tn those who
passed equivalent examinations.,
Horace Mann School.
December 19 will be nlumnl day. At
11 :20 a.m. the nlumnl, together with the
high school mid tipper grades of the
elementary school, lire to hear Arch
deacon Stuck of Alaska tell about his
experiences In climbing Mount Mc
Klnley The farce "Box and Cox" will
be presented by the dramatic club. ThU
will be followed by two basketball games,
ono between the girls' varsity team and
a team composed of alumni, and tne
other between the boys' varsity and a
team composed of Horace Mann alumni
now at Yale. Tea will be eerved In the
llhrary. At o'clock In the evening
there will be n meeting of alumni and
seniors in the chapel, with a reception
In Thompson gymnasium. All alumni
are urged to he present.
The Pnlltsa Club defeated the Plelone
Club recently in a basketball bam at
the Schoolmasters Association of New
livery five years the alumni have a din
ner and evety year a smoker. At the
thlrty-nfth anniversary two years ago
IS" graduates came from Washington,
Uoston and other cltlea to attend the cele
bration. A Colonial clock was given to
Dr. Cutler as a token of the "loyalty and
affection" of "his boys."
Among other things Dr. Cutler Is a 'he correspondence courses started eight
champion of the right kind of school ath-1 weeks ago by the College of Agriculture
letlcs, nud back In the Mist year of the of the I'nlverslty of California. Six such
school Its crew rowed a race on the courses are now being given by the Dlvl
Hurlem Rlier with the Charlier School. . lon of Agricultural education alfalfa,
This school occupied the building now poultry husbandry, walunt culture, citrus
used by De I-a Salle Institute. "Hut fruits, grape growing and onion raising
athletics." concluded Dr. Cutler, sounding Other courses are being prepared. All
a warning note, "must be an Incident and
not an end. It must not interfere with a
pupil's school work and It must gle him
the right kind of training, for a boy needs
a robust bodv as well i.s a well trained
the Thompson gmynaslum. The score
was 30 to 15.
The Clrls' League fair was held In tho
library yesterday afternoon. The at
tendance was the largest In the history
of the event.
Clarence Epstean has succeeded Oeorge
Stoddard, resigned, as chairman of the
mannlkln committee of the 1!14 year
book. At a recent meeting of the girls' hockey
team Leila Press. '17, was elected cap
tain for next year.
The girls of lPlfi elected Anna Hazen
On DccemW 10 R. W. Miner of the
American Museum of Natural History
will lecture on "Early New York."
Montrlalr Academy, Mnntclalr, N. J.
At n meeting of the riflo club held re
cently the following olllcers were elected:
President, J. R. Bole, i4. secretary
treasurer, Bildwln Guild. '13
Joseph P. Day, the re.il estate auc
tioneer, gave a talk to the boys of the
upper school last Wednesday lie gave
some very Intel eating and valuable Ideas
as to tho purpose of an education from n
business man's point of view.
D. Hendrlrhs and Oeorge Hanford, both
members of last June's graduating class,
visited nt school this week. Tho senior
class held on Important ineotlnc on Tues
day. The chess and checkers club was
organized for tho ye.ar on Wednesday.
The four upper forms are playing an Inter
class basketball series to determine the
class champions In this sport.
Socth Bethleiikm, Pa., Dec. 6. Be
cause of 111 health the Rev, II. Birckhead
has been compelled to resign as chaplain
of the university. He will be succeeded
by the Hev. Br ay ton Byron of Rochester,
N. Y., a graduate of the General Theo
Dr. II. a. Drinker, president of Lehigh
University, waa at Richmond, Va., the
past week attending an Important meeting
of the committee having In charge the
celebration next year of the 100th anni
versary of pence among English speaking
Society people of the Bethlehems the
past week gave a musical revue, "The
Passing Show." for the benefit of St.
Luke's Hospital, and among the 400 per
sons who took part were many Lehigh
students, particularly those who are ac
tive In theatrical affairs nt the university.
A meeting of tho faculty club was held
this week In Drown Memorial Unit, the
speaker being Prof. Philip Palmer of the
German department. The object of these
faculty club meetings is tn discuss matters
lelatlng to the welfare of the college.
The netlilehem Preparatory.
HBTltLritKM, Pa., Dec. 6. The glen
club at the Rethlohcm Preparatory School
has elected Richard Doubs leader and
H. A. .Floyd director. The club Is prac
tising faithfully nnd has the largest mem
bershlp of nny year. Soveral public con
certs will be given after tho holidays In
connection with the school orchestra.
A dinner will bo given to the football
team, which has not been defeated, on
December IB as a testimonial to the fine
record made during the past season. In
fact, for the past four years not a Prep
football teum has been defeated.
Boitok, Deo, 6, The material for the
grading for the new Massachusetts Tech
buildings comes from the excavating op
erations In the Boylaton street subway
and 50,000 cubto yards of dirt have been
used for filling the treat court. This Is
to be of vast extent, large enough, It Is
aald, to contain ten of the largest vessels
In the United States Navy. The base
ment floors here will he nt nbout the
grade of the streets. Five thousand tons
of reinforcing steel and an estimate of
100,000 barrels of cement are among the
order placed. Twenty thousand piles will
VEME WORTH REMEMBERING
Behind thy pasteboard, on thy
Thy lean chtk striped with platter
to and fro,
Thy long tptar levelled at tht un
And doubtful Sancho trudging at thy
To make wtteacredom, both high
'Hub purblind eye, and (having
watched thee go)
Despatch If Dogberry upon thy track:
Alas poor Knight! Ainu! poor soul
soul potar.it 1
Yet tconM to-day when Courtety grows
And life' fine loyaHHe are turned
Some fire of thine might burn within
Ah, would but one might lay hit
la are In rest.
And charge In earnest were It but a
A tISTtN' DOBSON.
Mif the hop committee, the assembly hall
be required for the foundations, which, If was handsomely decorated. Manners, pen.
delivered at one time, would require about J n.ints. and II.irh of all descriptions were
live miles of train to hold then.. I artistically draped and festooned from the
Another $100,009 endowment has been I celllns. The walls wero finished with
bestowed upon the Massachusetts Tech. ' sprigs of evergreen, bittersweet and moon
This Is a legacy from Frederick W. Km-1 tain ash, several huge boughs of the for
ery, who makes the institute his residual y ' nier making a sort of triumphal uri li at
leg.it e and its treasurer his executor the entranoi to the room. The pillars, con
I.Ike Mr. I'ratt. who left three.iUrter ofcealed behind nhocks of corn, whoso golden
a million for the Pratt School of Archl-,
.lecture, one of the dep.utments of Tech
nology, Mr. Kmery was acquainted with
I no member of the faculty and, ngaln like
Mr. I'ratt, he lived for many years In a
house where his windows looked out upon
the Institute's campus. This bequest
makes the total of benefactions during the
year a little more than $900,000, and the
total of gifts and legacies since the day
two years ago when Coleman du Pont
paid half a million for the new site
amounts to $7,35.1,000.
fnlrersltr of California.
Iierkklkt, Cal.. Dec. fi. With an acro
batic mechanic clinging to Its top the first
nine ton steel column for the new $100,000
Sather Campanile has been swung Into
place and the I'nlverslty of California's
great bell tower has atartea Its 800 foot
climb toward the sky. It will be com
pleted by 1915. Slender and lofty. Its
gleaming walls all of white granite and
marble, the Sather Campanile will bo a
splendid landmark, visible from ocean ves-
I svls. as they enter the (lolden f!te and
irtini itti urn elites riu-ivruiK arounu ran
Francisco Ray. It Is a memorial to Its
donot, Mrs. Jane K. Sather of Oakland,
Rler of many rich endowments to the
I'nlverslty of California. In the open
belfry will hang the Sather bells, for
which Mrs. Sather gave a special gift of
Jl'o.ooo. From these chimes the unlver
1 slty hymns, patriotic alls or any other
! melodies desired may be rung out. The
1 Sather Campanile sems destined to be-
come one of the world's most famous
i towei s.
I Already LOSS student? have enrolled for
these agricultural courses are free to anv
one who will write to the College of
1 n correspondence students express
eagerne' to go on with other courses
The Instruction l exceedingly practical
for the courses are planned to meet the
actual needs of farmers or others expect
ing to live on the farm who dtslre speclfl'
and detailed Information regarding tht
raising of particular crops or animal'.
Football Dinner at Tome.
Por.T Deposit, Md.. Dec. 6. The foot
ball team of the Tome School celebrate '
the conclusion of the season at the Tom
Inn last evening with the annual foo
ball dinner. The celebration was a partli
ularly enthusiastic one, owing to the de
csve victory snored ler Tome over tl"
Fenns Ivanla State Normal School In the
final event of the schedule In addition t.
Dr. Thomas Stockton Baker, tho dir. cti.
of the school, and n few other siiecln
gtusts those present were the members
of th" football squid entitled to r.celve
their T at the big mass im. tln'i of the
athletic forces to be held In the g.vm
nasium before the school disperses for
the Christmas holidays. Those entitled
to the coveted honor are as follows:
T Kugene van Horn Weems, manager.
WlneheFter, Va. : Harold Bentley, Ra
venna, Ohio; Howard Brattan. Jr.. Rlkton.
Md. ; Aaron Milton Cbes brougli, Toledo
Ohio; Charles B. Freeman, Dallas. Tex :
Franklin II. Hill. Salisbury, Md. ; Kdwnrd
Simpson Huckley, Columbus, Ohio: Nor
man .1 Sauvage. New York cltv , Mai ret
lus Cray, North F.tst, Pa.: Ildward P
Mclllroy, Erie. Pa ; Horace nurroiigh 3d.
Roland Park. Md.. and Wllllnm S. Har
vey. Jr.. Chicago. T Second William
Campbell. North Hast, Mil.: lleoree I,
Philips. (Sreenvllle, Tex. ; Charles Edward
Putenbe'ry. Llvlnrston Manor, N. T. .
Joy Curtis Bournlgue, Chicago; Albert It
Simon. Joel Foster Bowers and Howard
Lyon li!bnn. all of New Totk cltv. t.
Lonas Ashton. Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
Henry White Bucklev. Columhus. Ohio
Bvron Everett Harrington. Taylor's Isl
and, Md. ; John McKcnney, Centreville,
The Tome soccer teams are now being
formed. The play during the early sea
son will be confined to Interschool con
tests, no outside games being schedule 1
The cross-country runs are also proving
very popular, the picturesque open coun
try which forms for miles around the en
vironment of the school proving an Ideal
field for the sport.
The Saturday afternoon Thes Dansants
nt the dancing studio of Mrs. Ionise Mor
gan, ISO West Fifty-seventh street, have
the atmosphere of Paris. Mrs. Morgan
has followed the sotting and style of the
studio afternoons of Mme. Mlichen, her
teacher In Paris this year. Mrs. Morgan
also studied with Robert of Paris. Mis.
Morgan teaches the real Parisian tango,
which differs essentially from other tnngo
figures. Mrs. Morgan has arranged tn
return to Europe In June nnd open a
studio at one of the fashionable watering
Senior orations at Vermont Academy,
Snxtons River, Vt have been given In
rhapel by the following: Everett Nelson
Angus of Amherst. Mass.; Raymond Earl
Farnsworth of Ayer, Mass. ; Paul Sawyer
Miner of Rrooklyn, Perry Waldo Shelley
of Rome, N. Y Edward Alfred Spauld
ing of Saxtons River, Vt. ; Arthur Henry
Thompson of Saxtons River, Vt.
Monday was largely devoted to snow
shoe tramps nnd skiing.
S. K, Backus, former English In
structor, now of Yale law school, was
a visitor to the academy over Thanks-
PRIVATE SCHOOLS throoa-b-oat
the country are Invited to
make se of the new colamne of
this private efcoel paaje, Ad
drraa nil eommantcattoai to The
flrhont, Collea-e and Camp Ilareaa,
New VnrW "n," tTO IVaasan
street, New York.
giving. Mr. Backus spoke at the as
sembly Saturday night, and was heard
with great Interest, especially by his
friends of former years.
Thanksgiving Day was celebrated with
an old fashioned goose dinner. Nearly
tho entlru school was present, few leav
ing to spend the single holiday at home.
In this way the classroom work was
Interrupted but little.
Kach class now wears a distinctive
badge In the form of class hats, the fresh
man headgear having arrived recently.
The .Mantlns Schools.
MANl.trts, N, Y., Deo. G. The following
ofllcers at the Manllus School have been
elected by the. class of 1914 for the ensu
ing year: President, l.utllnvv F.arle Bret:
vice-president, Robert Wilson Wolrott ;
secretin y. Ijemmx Clark Ilrennan; treas
urer, Oscar Farrand looker. A ring, suit
ably Inscribed, was decided on hi the em
blem fur the class.
Jlujor 1'ope, professor In military sci
ence and tactics, returned from Washing
ton after a three weeks stay In tho Cap
ital City on Monday, December 1, und
was gladly welcomed hack by the corps.
The big event of tho week at Manllus
Schools was the hop held Saturday, No
vember 29. Thanks to tho tasto and efforts
ears prottuded hue and time, lent
graceful touch, while a mellow light shin
ing throur.h inyilnd little pumpkins
petmeated the room. Several times during
the evening, to the unquestionable enjoy
ment of the couples, these lights w'ere ex
tinguished and a beaming liaivest moon
rose In one corner of the hall to shine on
the revellers. These were the famous
"moonlight dances" and were appreciated
by all. Th corps turned out In full dress,
the dance commencing about S :30 and go
ing merrily on until 10:30, when refresh
ments were served In the mess hall, which
was also admirably decorated for the occa
sion. After supper dancing was resumed
and continued until 12, when the orchestra
struck up "Home, Sweet Home," and the
gathering broke up, fverybcvly declaring
that the affair was second to none In the
history of the school.
On Monday, December 1, the weather
being clear, battntlon Inspection with the
band was held on the campus, the Infantry
companies passing In review before the
commandant and going through the va
rious evolutions meritoriously.
Cnlierstly ot Michigan.
The I.'nlverslty of Michigan, at Ann
Arbor. Mich., is constantly Blowing as an
International university. Every State In
the Union. th District of Columbia,
every possession of the United States, ex
cept Alaska, and twenty-three foreign na
tions are represented In the student body
Forty-five pfr cent, of the C.Ortn students
are drawn from tho State of Michigan
Ohio contributes 440 students. New
York 375. Illinois 202, Penns Ivania 211
Indiana 20S and Iowa 7S. The Distilct
of Columbia has forty-two tepresent itives
among the students. China Ins cichtv-six
note that Michigan has had more Chinese
students than any other two Institutions
of learning In this country. It Is esti
mated that the enrolment at Mlchlcan Is
Inci easing at the rate of about 7 per cent
The ti listers of the Imdlelau I. 'lures
i.ive appointed the Rev Dr. Merle St.
' Wright, pastor of I nit chinch.
N.- York, to give tlie Dmlleian lectin,
.it Harvard Ftilv rslty for tho current
endemic year. The subject Is the tust of I
he series preset Ib.-d by the fourdfr,
linlge Paul Dudb, In 1750. namely,
Natural Religion": "The first lecture or;
nniversnry sermon to be for the prov-i
' a. explaining and proper use and lm-1
ovemcnt of the principles of natural I
I'igloii, as t Is rommonlv called and un- i
derstood by divines aid learn men"
The Harvard hunter of Phi D.Ota
' top., will bold a conforetico on "Teach
tig as a Profession" lu Emerson Hall i
-morrow evening, D.seiuber fc, at S
lock. Tli subjicts and speakers villi
. as follows .
"The Call of the Pinfrsslon" Prof
I'rmst Carroll Moore of the division of,
f.lucation. Ilaivard I'nlverslty. "The Op.
portuuities and llrwaids of the Profes-
slon. Dr. David Snedden. Commissioner,
"f Education for Massnchusrtts "The,
Teacher In a Citi School Svtm." Dr
Franklin R, Dyer. Superintendent of
Si liools. Boston. "Preparation for Teach
ing." Prof Hvjirv W. Holmes, chairman
division of education.
This crnfor.nce will be open to
members of the university.
nisliopltiorpr Mil ii or,
Sot'TH HKTItl.UIIKM. Pa. Dec i - V de
lightful function nt the Hlshopthotpe
Manor was the trccptlon given by Pilncl
p.il and Mrs. c N Wvant. at which Le
high I'nlverslty students were guests,
In honor of his birlblav Principal
Wyant gave a sis course turkey dinner to
'he students. A surprise wan the birth-
lav cake, which was an elaborate affair
and all the more prized Inasmuch s it
.vns baked by the pupils of the domestic
Some of the ait students accompanied
by their teacher visited the past week t
special art exhibit In New York city. An
other patty went to Philadelphia to at
tend a musical recital and during the
winter different sets of girls will go to
New S'ork for the grand opera season
Anniversary of .Mnrymount.
The Feast of the Immaculate Concep
tion, being the anniversary of the found
ing Mnrymount, Mnrymount, N. Y., will
be celebrated with customary solemnity.
High mass will be sung at 7:?.o A. M
During the forenoon there will be a solemn
reception of the Children of Mniy, as also
of the member of the Sodality of the
In the afternoon the students will give
an entertainment, consisting of orchestral
pieces, selections by the Mandolin Hand,
vocal solos and a piece de resistance
which Is an origin i! plav composed by
two of the seniors. This clever little
satire holds up to ridicule the foibles of
so-called society leaders Much amuse
ment Is afforded bv the entiauces and
exits of a burglar who in mages to live
In the house of "Mrs Newly Rich" and
escape d. lection "lining an entile week.
Benediction of Hie Most Holy Sacra
ment will be given In the rvenliic. nnd
"thus the beautiful festival will terminate,
as It will have begun, In the piescnce of
the Most Holy,"
lllverilnlr Country School,
fin December I-' Allen S, Williams, the
well known explorer nwl naturalist, will
given an llltistrnt"l lectin e nt the lllver
lulu l"oiintry School, Itlveiiliile.nri-the-lluilsnn,
mi "Siiiil.e IliintltiK Almn; tho
Amazon iiiul the Oilnoco."
The whole school Jouriieveil down tn
CiiincRle I,) renin last l-'ililav- to see the
remarkable films thcte that show "How
Wllrl Animals l.lvc."
Wai.i.a Wam.a, Wash.. Dec. fi Prnf.
William fl'thl;"'. nmv of the fculty of
the University of Colorado, has nccepted
appointment at Whitman Tolleiin an head
of trie new department nf economics ami
bualnese. recently oritanUed on tha Hoi-,
Ion Parker foundation. Mr. Ilethke Is a
croduate of the University of Minnesota, .
who hns. had unusual preparation for this
Important position. He will begin his.
duties, at Whitman next Heplember, offer-
Schoolmasters Discuss lThe
Teacher and the Citizen"
R. B. Fosdick Dodges Subject Prof. Beard of
Columbia, the Rev. Mr. Cole of Trinity and
T. Quincy Brown Lead Symposium
Members of the Schoolmasters Asso
ciation of New York and the vicinity dined
together nt tho Columbia University
Club, 20 Oramercy Park, last Friday
evening. They sat down at O.IIO sharp,
thus giving u proof that they aio what
they claim to be "safo and sane" diners.
When tho leu cre.un was leached the
piesldriit of the association, Ficdcrhk
Keppi l, Dean of Columbia, arose and In
troduced former Cununlsslnner of Ac
founts Raymond II. Fondlck, who, he
.s.ild, Mould speak upon "The Teacher and
tho Citizen." Mr. Fosdick, as tho only
scheduled speaker of the evening, was to
start tin. ball u rolling as It were. I'n
foitunatelv ho lolled the ball away
from tho subject, lie grasped tlm citizen
llimly and marched him away from the
teacher. He took tho citizen up and In
troduced 111 in to the Mayor-eleit and the
new lto.ird of Estimate, but poor teacher
and rltlzni were further apart than ever
Hheii lie hnd finished.
After Mr. Fudlt'k bad made his Ir
relevant, lifter election speech nnd had
departed lb" ihiilicM of teacher ami
citizen meeting on some common ground
brightened considerably. Dean Kcppel
.iiiounivil that he had caught Prof.
Charles A. Ueard of Columbia Just as ho
was ulout to steal silently uway and by
holding on to his eoottalls wa able to
n strain him. By which It will bo seen
that the Dean la a m rry wag outside
f.' ofllce hours.
Prof. Ilrard said that one did not ordin
al lly realize what "a leniflc power teach-
rs have In tho making of a (lovernment "
As an Illustration he told how a minority
of Republicans established a republic In
Franco and how by a campaign of edu
cation In public schools established
througlut the country theso Republicans
found It possible to place the republic on
a linn foundation. He advised. In edu
cation, the studying of more present and
futur.- conditions nnd the cutting In halt
the study of past history In favor of
giving inoro time to economics and poll
tics. He favored studying the problems
of modern life rather than laboring In an
The next speaker, T Quincy Brown of
Morrlstown. N. J., sWclied the evolution '
of schoolboys from Individual Irrespon- ', b glate School : William T. Morrcy, Bush
slble youngsters Into self-governing young i wick High School ; Alfred C. Bryan. High
men with a high, almost Quixotic civic j School at Commerce, nnd Dr. Brusle,
attitude toward their school life. U- told ', Mount Pleasant Military Academy, Os.
how such a change had ben winked In sinlng on Hudson.
Ing courses; which will be of particular In
terest nnd value to young men Intending
to urr bu.'ltess or public life.
Pf.ovtPKNCE, R. I., Dec. 6 In Manning
J "ail. Brown University, tills afternoon
"'I'' !" students of the university listened
to a IictUI" In Trench on "I.es Sources
du Comique nu Th-atr'" by Louis Dila- The lecture by Mr. Arthur Strong, a
nurre, "professor au College de la Ville sltant director of the British School t
de New York, scret.ilte general de la Archeology in Rome, which was to hive
Federation." been given at Ro-einary Hull on Wedns
' day has lvm postponed until some time
Vorliinl College of the t'lty f .V. V.
The Classical Club of Normal College,
Park avenue and Slxty-nahth street, will
hold tl--ei meetings tl,i- month.
The 11 r Rt on. the r'sul.ir monthly met--ng
"f t'u. 'lub was :!. Friday, De-
reti.be r .it 1 P M at vvnl -li time Prof
11. Young of Cjlumbi.i University gave
with th old of lanirm slides, "Some
Practical Hints In Creek Dressmaking."
The second, a special meeting, on TU'-s-
"lay, December U, at I P. M , when Prof.
Walter llallou Jacobs of Broun Culver-
NHtV YOKK New York City.
SPANISH - ITALIAN
i 'an tie I'iMli'iml Qillc'-ly
cuulicil by the
CniuMnctl with the
Itnw ntiml Mrthml
of IT ii tl, ill l.lntru.Mr.T
-nj onr enn Ifarn forr ten lAnmiasrr whn hrr
it ppnKr t; n!tLn rnnupli, ami by thi. method nti
can lit.ir It a vUcu as jini like
It I- tt" n hum. way tn nrnulrr i ftJM'len Un
curt,v u rrar thr IMni; nlco vtn iwtlc Pro
fevnr nionmmi'C rarh w ont and phrase M'
Mik. a 'U df ((' -low I) or qulckl) . nlpht ur
da j . for 1'ilnuu ur limits at a tirc
II la a plaant. fivi'irutlne Mudy. no t?di
inlr. tirl' cit'orltiic Nu! rpcndve all rrtntrrs
nfthrfu .l ran ti"' It dntd prartlrr dur
ftiK -spair tin it- mt. or at ronxfnlrnt tln'o.atid In
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i PRIVATE SCHOOLS1
his own school In three or four month
that ono time, not fully realizing It, he
had risen to speak lit chapel wondering
how ho could hold tho boys' attention.
Rut ho received such n ready response
from thtm that ho was embarrassed.
While tho Rev. Lawrenco T. Cole, the
next speaker, believed in giving boys
the greatest liberty ho said that ho
feared that there was a danger of con
sidering them already men. Boys aro
still boys, he sold, nnd need an older
person of authority nt band sometimes
to render assistance. Their were othC
short address, h on the subject of boys
and citizenship, but the teacher himself,
perhaps because of Ills neglect by Mr.
Fosdick, was morn or less Ignored by tho
other Hpeakeis. Perhaps to speak of him
was too much liko talking "shop."
Among those present were Frederick
P. Keppel, Columbia University; Alfred
F. lliifmjuu. Rlvcrd.ilo Country School.
Klvcrilale; Robert C. Murray. P.lverdalo
Country School; Louis A. Ilerblln. .lames
E. 1'eabody. Scarsdale. II lloadley. C.
It. Walsh. Ethical Culture: William L.
llazeti, llarmird; William Spinney. C. O.
Cliiiv.r, tho Rev. Lawrence T. Cole,
Trinity Sdiool; Louis D. Ray. Irving
Siliool; Sumner Rlakemorc, lleathcol
School, Harrison. N. V. i Herbert L.
I'lcke, St. (leorge's School; Thatcher
Chuk. Ethical Culture School; W.
Cage. Ilnckley School, Tarrytown,
N. Y . C F. Kayser. Normal Col
lege: Frank S. Hackett. Rlverdale Coun
try School; Adam Leltoy Jones. Columbia
Fnlversltv: Julius K, Adcnaw, Sidney A
Small and A. !. Walter of Trinity School ;
N. Archibald Shaw, Hamilton Institute:
L. C. Cage nnd C. B. Oreen, Huckley
School. Tarrytown. N. Y.: the Rev. Dr.
It. C. Knox, chaplain of Columbia Unl
verslty: Prof. Chnrles S. Baldwin of
Columbia. W. W. Massee. Masseo Coun
try School, Hronxvllle, N. Y. : Prof. Charles
A Beard of Columbia, T. Quincy Brown,
Morilstonn, N. J.: R. J. llalpin. Mont
clnlr High School: O, A. L. Dlonne,
Kelvin School; E. C. Adlcr. Adelphl Col
lege. Brooklyn: W F. Little. Elizabeth
High School; Preston C. Farr.ir. Eras
mus nan iilgh school; J. i-. Keigwin,
Morris llit.-li School: A. V. Warren. Col.
slty will address the club on "Pupil
Teachers In City High Schools."
At the third and last meeting for this
vrar, on Monday. December IK. at 3:13
P. M., the Rev. Sidney N. Ussher of St
liirthnlonivv's ("hutch. New York city.
will deliver an Illustrated lecture on
n,PlllnP,. , (;r ,.,. ,.lt rnn.
A viuileville entertainment was given
In t!in avtniiasluni Saturday night. It vns
Ilnst Mile V. M. C. ,
Edmund P. Fisher. Deuutv Compter"
of the City of New Yolk, de'.iv. red an r
I "'optionally interesting If 'lire on "Flnap.
rr,H"l"' lat Thursday evtuing at t'
l:''st S.de V M C A , 1S3 E.i-t E'shtv
! --"vtti street
NT.tr TURK New York City.
Our incihoiH Intrrpr'
tlie spiii i of Hie ne
li.lii'e l'r -eilofn an i
IVfluu without !!cn-e
irer, Iniivo. Hesita
tion. Ito-inii. .MhiIic,
l.atr i ! -i iijh
vurml c v
;. Hepburn" lUim, MP.
if. . ii i.i.irf .
VI OI IAN 1IM ' ,
:':i-3i V I'm! si
Tel llrvntn iii.'I-;ots
St i lit ' invsE
jMn H'wav . e i I'unh hi
I'liolie lllvi -.'! SW
vlr Wilson announces
the iin.'lllri'j of 111- neiv
hrsnch In Ihe 11 U l.l'.DtiM of tlie liniKI
IMI "1.1 VI The inie t rurrfuliy ris-t.d siefl
of In 'ruciors in New Yorl. i.re In nitentlantt
liere n nl'ic sf Ii eonii ni, evenipt:
Society's Latest Dances
.Uncnttnr tun I'.irHine
Thiico. VnMvc onr-
Step, ll-sutlnn ill
Itoston Hnd l.itrvi I
As The Usui e
PROF. k. ALBERT S&AfO
recrnilv leturned fron
I'srl-. Murieiale I ernis,
SU. 11 I.VItls
l or riuli set HI- l.'ri ri
Hi lis, rti-
Social Dance F?rr Wef Etc
llroatliuv anil 7lh M
Opp 'I lie Id ll mil
nl one ftl-j I'lvei
c.vetvp It il in 'h.
G. HEPBURN WILSON
,H ti". Ii "( ,
St llfit M
Al Oi l XV 1 1 I I
-1 s vt i ti Mrir
Ift Tnrj, Fotnn
Met tition Jfid Mii.i
iutrrfu. .t'l O'io it
Vreptjff v rrf or
Itif Yuh fute r fintK s
ttnit flifi! I- i nit
ir u i i otje va;. riruitt
t t hi t'lfttt
! DANCING JOHN and MAY WILSON
1'rofiM.lolli.levpollclltsof lllf Mlllll UN l, M I S,
I'llvste liisiriii'llon si .ill lioiirs
:il West I.VIi Mii i I, Nuv Viil;
ron noTii ir.xrs.
Twenty. five years' experience uuh wirh
Tre eiturstlonKl mrllujil Lseit hns teu 1f'
rroverl hy the
rnrn ACAnr.'iv or m-ikm'p.
Bertha C. Downing, A.M.cciark Univ.i.H.I
DOWNING ST- truitCK.1r.S. MAlaV I
f i i