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tLCUOUERCUE IZCUZS JSU'NAL, MONDAY. NOVEKIER 23. 1914.
Growth 6f Prosperity Within State Evidenced by Doubling of A ttendance at University of New Mexico Since 1912 (lly T. It. Ijinr,) I The University of Xi Mexico, for no many ycnrn one only In name, h now reached (hut tngo In fact ami I 1ms earned (he rcspe. t of the entire! Blnte (is such. Willi thin yoaf t lie. ! community 08 , whole in mtpporling! tjio institution lis II really (-tate-wide ' ntfnlr and noi.u mere adjunct to Hie! public schools of central New Mexico j forth first lime. The university j within the past twelve months has! Itn rr iiKril ilx physiml - Srs'ikt , has; enlarge! its family and mirlciila and j what Is more, I tit m n'tu lit In ili eyes i of many, him added lo ilx enrollment j FO ihrtl It 1IOW ItltlSterS the largest! body of college hi 11 t ii 1 .1 li hiiM ever! had, n hoily larger, probably. thiin llmt of Any other iriHi l utimi In the i Bt:itT. Till- university has cotim to b a factor to lit- reckoned with In educn-i I!. mill m- ttorf. In i In. past Uh iit-1 tendance, came mainly from tlii city of Albuquerque, In w hich It Is .located. I Now It has obtained the interest ami I attention of communities throughout"! thf state nnd students ore coming In ' numhers that lend to the hope thnt It j will Minn take it rightful stund an tho Institution for higher education to, which all (rood New Mexlcuns should ! send their children. It has been j pliieed In competition with outside i college and universities in Hie past I In a manner manifestly unfair. That! II ban been able to overcome that op-j position, to grow despite unfair com-1 petition, anil to double its enrollment ' in the last two years, Ik mainly due to j the sclf-wicrlflciiitr work of lis ex eculiv'n. j To I r. David lloss floyd, president j of the university, much of thin credit j is due. Dr. Doyd, slnoe he took up j the rein of government three years j ngn, hns campaigned unceasingly fur sliidenlH, renllsslng thnt, no mutter how perverted the attitude, the citi zenry of the state would consider the university as negligible and would neglect It until It had established a community of such, size that it could not be overlooked. The fight for at irnd:incf has been a hard one, and one for which the university was! poorly equipped, in finances as mill an In cither ways, though there hav ; never been a time when the entering student could not obtain n college ed- ucatlon at the institution which ! would rank with that to be had ntiut down. The institution has actu mui'h better known universities andj. illy mown in numbers enrolled des eollcgrn. However, Dr. Poyd bus sue- pit p the dropping out of, fust, the pre ceeded. He has gone Into euch city I punitory department' first three in the stale where thore was a tiign I lasses, and tucor,d, of the com- I . . ... -.; .' - i15. DVII ItOS novo. Iieiicnt nf the I nlvcrslty of Now Mclii. institutlnr.M. In this wesiern coinury the last named performance has fre nuently bfen more difficult than tile first mentioned one and the efforts of Prenldt lit ltoyd in Ibis line must al tt'ays riitik as n'drenl service to the louuiionwe.ilih anil always redound to bis i n ilit, Attendance for IIMI'h ltiionl. At pi'CKi-nt the university has 121 tuditils, the greatest number ever li tailed on lt bouk.s of enrollinent till i iii'iillnii nt linve to lie revised t very day or two, iiltnott. an students ere still entering, and with the open Inic of the second semester of the col lejte year, immrdlalely after the t'lirlstnuiK holidays, a considerable In crease Jh expected. Former years have shown that this increase may amount lo as much as L'O per cent of the total iirollmi at. f PVen 15 per ci nt is reached by this Increase this .Mar the old record will have been broken. . The university will he compelled to rrtai:i a until II -preparatory depart ment, devoted to the stnille usually pursued in the last year and u half of hUh school wink, until all the hiRh W '"iv; -: li V quantity of carefully electe,t appar ntun which la helnit mlded to nil the tim. . The luhoratorlni Include wood-wnrklnir shop, a machine shop, dark room, ih.vnieH laboratory, chem ical iaburutory with appropriate tic iciwnrlfii "f hoods and balunew room, lixv electrical eiiKincrln laboratory, ffenloRlcnl laborutory, bioloiUcal lalxir rtlory, nnd civil eiiKinecrlnir laburn lory. The last is lomted in the main building temporarily. The blolimieal nnd geological lahnr.iiorlcii are pro vided with some exceptionally fine nib rosoople and inicrii-iihritiiaraphlc' npimrnttm. Iligti HMiilrrinenu Cur Decree. In the eolleife of Inters nnd arts the, requirement for graduation In 120 semeater hours of -a work, that meaning n rrade of ninety or ovi nialntalne. pracilciilly throui-hout the college COlir'. If uiiienil avilllges are lower, mldiiioiial hours of work are di iirinded. This ill pannienl of fer a niimlii r of coiiimcm lemlinn to the ilwgfeo of bachelor of urts, many uradiiiiteM majorlnii In history, mod ern IniiKUiipis, ancient lanBiitigen, Kuglish, etc. . Of rcoeiii yesrs ihe university has ndilc.l iin ext uslmi department which is prepareil to famish many Ileum of informative or ediicnliounl value to I Ihone who are nimble to attend the j university in pi rson, or to any per sons who wish to consult the author!- jiiea of the university upon uny iue itlon. Thin Is especially applied to) civic betterment:, municipal or com-j 'munlty problems, most efficient utlll-I Mtim of resources, nnd the like. It In part of the plan of I'rcHident iloyd to "make thq university the nervunt of the whole people." A elightly older addition to the university In the school of music, In which coursen In vocal and Insirumen lal music are offered and through whoae work a large amount of choral work In done by the atudent body. It is also In charge of the bund nnd or chestra work. The university wan created by an net of the territorial legislature Jinssed January 28, h!. The ParraKo and introduction of this act were due al most entirely to llernard S. Ttodey, who han ever inee renin Ined a firm friend of tho Institution. It in open to the children of all resident In the slate and la absolutely non-sectarian. Tho government of tho Institution is in the hands of a board of regents of five members appointed by tht gov ernor, with the .itme executive and stale superintendent of public Instruc tion ex-offlclo. The first quintet wan as follows: fi. W. Mylert, iMenry I Waldo, Ma riano K. Otero, KIIiih K Stover and Frank V, Clanry. Mr. Mylert donat ed the original twenty-acre campus tract to the Institution and Mr. Clancy nerved continuously on all tho boards of regents of territorial days. (iovrnor Kloer I lrt Incident. K. S. Stover wits the first president of the itiKi it lit ion, being nuccceded by Hiram Dudley us vice president In , charge, and then by C. 1 Derrick, W. I (.. Tight, Hdward D. McQueen dray, I and, since J012, by Dr. I'oyd. The main building wan ihe first Sirucitir- erected, being followed In! IKDii by a tyiniiasiuin. Then came the liadlcy laboratory, which was de stroyed by fire in tlllO, together With cthnoloyli r.l, 'Yiotulltcal,' clinialoloKlc"! anil tteidoi'lcal colleclioiiN of great vhIiic, some of which cannot be re I placed. In Ifttlj the two dormitories, one each for men end women, were crect jed, having been preceded by a power j plant iMiililiiiM, the fir.nl lug- Duel hi an bill cturi lings erceteii fu have coiilnnrii d to j jlhlH type, lu JStiK the lil'iln titiildinv, , lor Administration hall, as it had come j I to be known, wn; retuuiUllcd to con-' i ,. - - - . , ' ' -i ' v '';.. ' - ( ! : ' ' I . . , v '!; i ' . , I. . I--.::.:' j ' r i v.. ,.i ' ; -' ivt-- --r ' ' 1 Vr-J ,;r S ? I. - ! .1 I. 'I U I.. . . J ... . .. ' ; ''' ""'! ' ",- " .-. -, . . .. i . . . . - ... ... . , Women'n lloi'iiiilory At the I nhcr-.lt)' of New .Mexico. tire prepariilioii fer tile llluuli s f Mini-1 1 pe of building Ik I s great ureas Iniitlolis in the imbllc (cIiooIm of Albii-'of all, tin ininhlve Mppiatance, and! ouei iiuc and the Mate nniveirity, iasn- ; the utter absnice of any curves. The j inj? Ihe examinations m at ly two yi in i Inner chaiaclerl itlc comes from Die before he wis old cluuiirli to n eclve I fact that the fuel ton did nol undir the appolntnienl. ihiihhI the arch print Iplc, and never The unlvil'Mily has added to its f.ie-' inplo e, iinythlng except the trunk! ulty maleilally lu the lust year. There, of in is to mrry the weight of wall Convention Notes. have also been r ome 1 1 placement, so that there are ten ii. tv f,o es In the fin ally group Hits ear. ' These new faculty members include Josef Fredrik .Wham, a graduate of Wyoming and t 'hii ago, as head of the over a door or a window. They did not crcit buildings which bad doors upon the first or ground floor, but this characteristic was a lu ognleil because of the reason that loo much time would be lost ill travel. naif landers, us Hiiprenie Cohrt Justice and Mm. tl. II. Iin mm returned to Santa Fe lust night. " ' . ' . ' " W, W. Itiilicitson wnj host, to flirty pciltigogiien nt dinner yenterdy nt the A Ivarudo, , . , 1 1 V tt if 'illy hound ; iiook of ' tin work of each pupil nt Ihe Mate School Tor the Dinf unit Duaib il Hiintit Fo ure esyetluliy praiseworthy, hectiuio of the exist- . All build-1 form to the wan erected i dial ''ly nurlti meeling place fine of an slon ill mill. Viichlii style and there i mother building linnie- j nf it to a l ford a general j . , Thin is a replica In jincieiit Spanish mls , It Was naiiii d Do- DCS &rJflw if'DD, . ' i ... , s . V. V3 HIT -t-i' r '...'V ' v-' ,;' lr -w. i The ADMINi. largest (ir Jlcn'n lVormifory KWATAKA. at the I nlvcrsity of New Mexico. school, han talked to the prospective grnduateB personally and has been obis not only to get students for the university but to actually impress them with the benefits of higher ed ucation so deeply that many who had r.ot intended to pursue their educa tion further have changed their minds ruercial department. Its . enrollment is now greater than it has been at the close of any year, save one, in its his tory, and in that year Iwo-thlrdn of Ihe enrollment was. not in college de partments. This year there are just six students in the preparatory depart ment. The 'remainder of the 124 have nnd entered the university or other ! college standing. The figure for to- zi J - Jk 1 i , "'- '' : J- ,. ' ',- , ' .'St-'S S p., . T1U3 DKIMOXr. FOI XTAIN. Class Mcmorliil. 'schools in the state have reached a four year atiindard. As has been anld, however, this .department has shrunk in numbers enrolled from year to year, especially with the lopping- off of the freshmun high school nnd sophomore high school years several years ago, until now It huts but half a dozen studen.'s. It will probably hnvo about the same number next yean but tho anticipated Increase in total en roling nt will reduce tho percentage Mill more. f iiirolliiiciit Doubled In Two Years. Two years ago the university had fewer than seventy studenta all told. Today it bus practically doubled that number, and by the end of this col lege year, will have more than dou bled it. The university maintains a normnl depart m nt for the benefit of those who wish to become teachem in tho sinle's public acliools. A diploma from this brunch of the institution en titles the holder to a, three-year cer tificate from the slate department of ediiiaiion, provided tho high school work required by the stale administra tion has been completed. if the courses In the school of edu cation ate taki n subsequent to three years' college work, a degree of bach-I elor of pedagogy is conferred upon ! bs graduates. Ppeeinl courses are; offered to those who wish to Income science teachers. The school of edu- j cation w is the first department of the university to be opened for rrglstra finii, ihia having taken place In 1KA2. The school of applied science wa.s organised in IHfifi and comprisen all the eiiginoeriiqr com si a of fired. It offers coutscs In elei trlcal, mechani cal, civil, mining and chemical engi neering, the electrical and chemical cutirei beimr especially strong. Spe cialization is emphasized In the later years of Die coursea but throughout elementary work is required. The laboratories are located in the engineering building and contain dey hull In rumor of Ihe university's founder. The engineering building i modern language department; Will K. was erected in 1010 to temporarily re-. Kdington, a gtaduale of Indiana .Stale place r.oiley hall. ! normal who bun done post-graduate The university iiow has a rampus(work nt Colorado and Chicago, as a of 31u acieu. lis tim e muin buildings . hoi late professor of the modern Ittn nre valued in $1(tll,riil0, while teiiiguage departmeiil : Dean A. Worcm- others ure held at $27, Still, lis equip- tar, a Colorado graduate who has mcnt Is valued ut J tr,,ll00, making the I Htudicd til I'ennsylvanlu, as associate total physical Investment worth 2U2,-; professor of psychology und philc so- i ltATION 111 II, Dl(; up of IlulMliiKH at the I AND IIODI'V II AM-, nivcrslty of t i Mexico, 800. There are colleclli.'is, ern es, notes, etc,, en which a ary vulne cannot bo pla (!. 12,000 volume in itti library, refer-. phy: Margaret Dleuson. an Jowu and monet-j Chicago gitiduat, ua lean of women it has i and hjpid of tho household economics cxi lus-! work; IToclor F. Hherwin, a HI. I.w- lve ol unlioi nil pamphlets und dupli-l.rence man, graduate work at Chlcugo, cates. This includes belli the main ; H associate professor of history; Jesse and department libraries, the latter jh. Dreiwiemun, a Chlcugo und Wls bcing housed -In cases In the inborn-i conMin graduate, Bssoelate professor of ties, while tho ii in i ii library occupies j physics and electrical engineering; K. three large rooms In Administration jHlanley Seder, n New Mexico graduate, hull. The university la a repository . us director of music: A. W. Wund. for public books nnd documents and a graduate of Illinois,. an Instructor In in consequence hus a lurge amount of j civil engineering; Arno K. Leupold, valuable reference data in its library, i another New Mexico 'graduate, as In The entire library Is accessible to the j gtructor of shopwork, and Clu range public. I'lve Men Sent to Oxford. The university Is tht body to which is delegated the trhnlre of the Khodes scholars for New Mexico nnc han nent four of its students to Oxford under the privileges of the Cecil Khodes Foundation. These are an follows; Thomas Sidney Dell, Frank Chellis Light, Hugh M. liryun, Karl (Junta! Kurstcn. This fall the fifth Khodes scholar, William Coburn Cook, son of a former regent of the university, takes up his resldiniie in Oxford. An interesting fact in relation to tho Rhodes schol nrs Is that Mr. Dryan received his en- fi, Huberts, a member of the last grtul. unllng class of the university, as as sistant In KngllHli. and library srirnee. One of tho characteristics of the university which are first noted by the visitor, if, indeed, It is not the first, is the peculiar type of architecture evident on the campus. Thin archi tecture Jh patterned after the build ings of the I'tteblo Indians. The Idea of using It lo make the university dis tinctive was originated by William fleorge Tight while he was president, His own residence, now occupied as a fraternity house, was the first (o be constructed after this plan. Tlie. most marked feature of Ibis and the this Wimtril Rlenil, snl nffle cittnii mi t th .Tour- To the Teachers did the ancients, or stairways, an do i the Job of binding them hug hpon donn the modern fucblon, In entering a I in workmnnllke and itttlsilc fashion building. Doorways on the ground by the pupils themselves The denf feu, I were made, but they were j and diimh school has a printing ireil masked behind breast walls, hidden ,lu ( of Its own. iiii(4les and otherw ise concealed, that j -r-s . 3 , , . 1 the general effect of the whole might be as nearly like Unit of the model pueblo us possible, without Interfer ing with the necessary convenience and accessibility, Although the buildings lire of brick, l hey ate made to resemble the adobe hi stone tised In the Indian dwellings by tho usu of cement plaster as an exterior, while the wood that is used for porches, corbels, pillars und the like was nil left unpnlnled lough. Time nnd the knives of students have since reduced rough in ss considerably. Most of Hip teachers of the Mute, take tho .Imirtint, and It Ik hoped that not only all of tlio who are regular snliwribcr, hut thOHo teachers who are, not hiiIihctIIicts, will mil Ml tho Journal office, ilallj nnd get tin) iwper free of cost while they nro lu the, city. Tills In vitation is extended to ull vlsltlnff members of the New Mexico Fd il eal lona I association. Head the dourual every morn lug without cunt. THT OVM.VASH M. Where Outdoor and I ntloor CIusmck Are lldii. N.M.E.A. Don't fail to have Mr. Pursell, NEW MEXICO'S LEADING PHOTOGRAPHER AND PRIZE WINNER, make your Xmas photographs. Greatly reduced prices are of fered during your stay with us and we want you to see the most beautiful photographs ever shown in New Mexico. PURSELL STUDIO 2 1 ft W. Central, Ootinil Hour, 'I'd. .V.".!. 1