The Beta Theta Pi, Volume 17 (Google eBook)

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Page 371 - If we think of it, all that a University, or final highest School can do for us, is still but what the first School began doing, teach us to read. We learn to read, in various languages, in various sciences ; we learn the alphabet and letters of all manner of Books. But the place where we are to get knowledge, even theoretic knowledge, is the Books themselves I It depends on what we read, after all manner of Professors have done their best for us. The true University of these days is a Collection...
Page 50 - I had learned to admire the compact organization and the esprit de corps of its members. About the same time, too, I came across an old book, no copy of which I have seen since, and the name of which I have forgotten, giving an account of some of the secret organizations of the Middle Ages. Their knightly vows...
Page 129 - Club," a local law club of good standing, in the University of Pennsylvania, was made a chapter, under the name of the Sharswood Chapter. The members, however, returned their charter shortly afterward, for the alleged reason that the prescribed initiation ceremony was puerile and unworthy of the dignity of men seriously engaged in professional study. In 1877 a chapter called the Booth Chapter was placed in the Union College of Law at Chicago...
Page 308 - College aims to bestow than that which may come from mingling in a fearless fellowship with the many kinds of men to be met with in New York. The simple conditions on the student's part are a recognition of inherent worth, wherever it may be found, and an open mind. The ends of the earth, then, will bring to you their contribution, and you shall come to see that this great city is full of inspiration to a man who would be noble. Think what it may do for the different types of men who ought to be...
Page 60 - January 14, 1878, and his early education was received in the public schools of that city.
Page 439 - Cigarettes are made from the brightest, most delicately flavored and highest cost GOLD LEAF grown in Virginia. This is the OLD AND ORIGINAL BRAND OF STRAIGHT CUT Cigarettes, and was brought out by us in the year 1875. BEWARE OF IMITATIONS, and observe that the firm name as below is on every package.
Page 130 - Story chapter was established at the Columbia Law School. At this time it was felt that several changes were needed in the government of the organization, and a convention was called, which met at Ann Arbor, in March, 1882. At this convention the parent chapter surrendered its authority. The use of the ritual was made permissive, and not mandatory. The authority of the fraternity was vested in a council of three members. The badge was changed, and the organic law was remodeled upon purely constitutional...
Page 111 - He was admitted to the bar and began the practice of the law at Decatur, Michigan, in 1894, removing to Detroit in 1895.
Page 192 - The flagrant boast of Delta Kappa Epsilon that they never lose a proposition, is now being tenderly nursed. A short time ago they gave a banquet to four men (something hitherto unknown in Deke history at De Pauw), whom they were spiking. The banquet proved a complete "Jonah," and they lost all four of the men and two more on the strength of it.
Page 129 - Club, a local Law organization of good standing, in the University of Pennsylvania, was admitted under the name of the "SHARSWOOD" Chapter. The members, however, returned their charter shortly afterwards, for the alleged reason that the prescribed initiation ceremony was unsatisfactory. In 1878, a chapter was placed in the Law Department of the Illinois Wesleyan University at Bloomington, and in May, 1880, the BOOTH Chapter was established in the Union College of Law. In December of the year following...

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