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the phi gamma delta and the chi psi fraternities played a brisk ganje of football last saturday afternoon after the delmonico dynamite game one touchdown was scored in the first half by the phi gamma deltas from which no goal was kicked in the second half neither side was able to score during the second half lackey 95 sprained his ankle and was taken from the field communication to the editors of the brown and white the thanksgiving holidays are approaching as yet nothing has been done by the college concern ing cheaper rates of travel the p.r r gives the students of prince ton and university of pennyslvania rates of one and onehalf cents per mile cornell students travel over the lehigh valley at student's rates lehigh students ought to possess the same advantage to those who live severel hundred miles away it would mean quite a sum let the matter be brought before the stu dents at the next college meeting judicious work by a good com mittee will add to the blessings of home coming and going both at thanksgiving and christmas 97 tau beta pi the semiannual initiation ban quet of the honorary society of tau beta pi was held at the hotel wyandotte friday evening several graduate members were present as well as the regular senior members the following men from the class of 95 were in itiated : 11 l arbenz 11 c bas tress j e brooks w j collier h bckfeldt j j gibson l e lannan s t mckenzie e g steinmetz w warr 11 a white j m wilson 11 l wood naval cadets io ; lehigh o football lehigh was defeated by the naval cadets at annapolis satur day by the above score the victory of the cadets was due in a large measure to the fumbling of our backs in the first half the middies made gains of forty yards twice in succession on kicks by bagley our backs losing the ball in both cases the first time fitz gerald caught and started to run back but dropped the ball when tackled bagley's next punt was misjudged by thurston ; the ball touched his fingers struck the ground and was fallen on by the navy's forwards for lehigh okeson thurston and holderness played well bag ley did some good kicking and izard bucked the line well for the cadets in the first half lehigh kicked off and kept the ball well in the cadets territory until bag ley's two punts enabled them to carry the ball to lehigh's 15 yard line when they lost it fitzgerald kicked ; the ball fell short and the cadets got it on lehigh's 20yard line izard was sent through the line for successive gains of 6 4 and 3 yards ; rabey for 3 and then izard carried it over for a touch down bagley failed to kick the goal in the second half ten minutes after play began the middies had the ball a foot from lehigh's line but could not force it over five minutes before the end of the half bagley made the second touchdown and kicked the goal the teams lined up as follows lehigh naval academy best lett end craven houston left tackle castleman keys left guard halligan baldwin centre marshall becerra right guard karns budd right tackle merritt okeson right end mccormick holderness . v quarterback davidson trafton left half back izard j thurston ) ri o v wff hanir rabey harrison . . . i â€¢  rlght half back : â– } kimball fitzgerald full lack bagley touchdowns lzard 1 bagley 1 goals bagley 1 linesman prof chew st john's college first half mr fechting st john's college second half umpire mr jesse riggs princeton referee â€” prof cain st john's college sophomore electricals 12 jun ior metallurgists 4 saturday morning an exciting game of football took place on the athletic field between the junior metallurgists and the sojjhomdre electricals considering that it was the first time the juniors had play ed together they put up a very creditable game most of the soph omores had played before on foun der's day for the juniors coleman whil den and bartholomew played re markably well and for the sopho mores brady and mcknight did best the teams lined up as follows : calendar notice wednesday nov 7 â€” college meet ing christmas hall 12.30 p m agora meeting christmas hall 7 p m thursday nov b classical clnb dr hyde's office 2 p m saturday nov 10 â€” football le high vs yale at new york ta.u beta pi lecture physi cal laboratory 8 p m sunday nov 11 christian as sociation christmas hall 3:30 p m a college meeting will be held wednesday nov 7 for the pur pose of reconsidering the honor system archimedes and appolonius were two famous mathematicians of greece the first is known chiefly for his wonderful mechan ical contrivances at the siege of syracuse and his tragic death at its capture these two together made several important discover : conic sections and a few in elemen tary mathematics much harm was done by a curious fallacy among the ancients of there being two distinct sets of mathematical laws â€” briefly those of theory and those of practice the one applied to the heavenly bodies â€” astronomical . work the other to the carth â€” gross debased by practical applications the romans did nothing in mathematics as they were con cerned only in as much as they could practically apply and that they borrowed from greece then came the long night of the dark ages where what little was saved existed merely in the convents and the only develop ments were made by the hindoos and arabs the inestimable boon we owe the hindoos is the inven tion of the decimal system of no tation the result of ages of toil the arabs did much to encourage learning of all sorts and . their capitals cordova and bagdad became the brilliant seats of all existing mental greatness much was said on the above subjects the work of the saracens in the early dawn of the renais sance ; the partial check given by christianity and the reformation ; the work of kepler and others the names of diophantus and mohammed ben muza were men tioned in connection with algebra .; it was from the work written by the latter that the word algebra is derived the great final change came with newton laplace euler and the introduction of modern mathe matics ; and it was then that the early development of mathematics gave way to the wider scope of the new system the brown and white lehigh university south bethlehem pa november 5 1894 no 16 vol 11 professor doolittle's lecture the examination hall in the physical laboratory was well filled by a large and appreciative audi ence on saturday evening the oc casion of professor doolittle's lec ture on the early development of mathematics professor doolittle is always an entertaining speaker but as he has formerly confined his lectures in bethlehem to audi ences of students in the classroom it was not generally known how interesting such a subject as math ematics could be made in the hands of an able exponent he began the lecture with a short sketch of historians and their work how they wrote in ancient times of man's achievements over man and almost totally ignored his mental triumphs mathematics originated with man ; his first concepts were of number and form giving the foun dation of arithmetic and geometry lie learned to use the number ten because he had ten fingers and these were the first " counters he possessed dr howard by the way uses the fact that we have ten toes and ten fingers as a con clusive proof against design in our creation as almost any number else would have been more serviceable the oldest mathematical manu script in the world was in egyptian entitled knowledge on dark things and like our own con densed handbooks contained mere results without proofs their cumbrous methods of conception hindered them greatly especially when dealing with fractions the greeks took up the subject from the egyptians and with the true spirit â€” investigation for its own sake they were hampered by the same difficulties as their predecessors in their computation which they overcame in a measure by using counters and the well known abacus they speculated a great deal on the theory of num bers â€” the only part of pure mathematics never sullied by prac tical use one discovery of real importance was thus made that of irrational numbers in geometry the greeks particu larly excelled lacking only in gen eral demonstrations if they had had a cartesian system of coordi nates and the differential calculus they would have overcome this difficulty without much trouble and probably brought the subject very near its present state of per fection one of the greatest names in the history of mathematics is that of euclid his " elements written i 8000 years ago are still standard as a text book of elementary geometry he had the chair of mathematics at the famous uni versity of alexandria and it was there that he made his well known reply to ptolemy i there is no royal road to geometry sophomore b e junior e m elliott l e powell hood l t janney johnson l g whilden Â£ lin . to n j c y om]g treichler ( donnells r g mason seabrook r t thompson straub r e jackson scott q coleman brady l h s baldwin mcknight r h bartholomew roelker f sharrer referee â€” smith umpire slade linesman â€” loomis touchdowns thompson brady mc knight 2 delmonico vs dynamite dynamite was walked over last saturday afternoon for the first time without producing disaster ous results the delmonicbs met their rivals the dynamites and de feated them bto 0 in a game of one 20 minute half senior half back for the delrnonicos played a good game making several long runs the two touchdowns were made by crawford and dufour phi gamma delta vs chi psi
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FullText  the phi gamma delta and the chi psi fraternities played a brisk ganje of football last saturday afternoon after the delmonico dynamite game one touchdown was scored in the first half by the phi gamma deltas from which no goal was kicked in the second half neither side was able to score during the second half lackey 95 sprained his ankle and was taken from the field communication to the editors of the brown and white the thanksgiving holidays are approaching as yet nothing has been done by the college concern ing cheaper rates of travel the p.r r gives the students of prince ton and university of pennyslvania rates of one and onehalf cents per mile cornell students travel over the lehigh valley at student's rates lehigh students ought to possess the same advantage to those who live severel hundred miles away it would mean quite a sum let the matter be brought before the stu dents at the next college meeting judicious work by a good com mittee will add to the blessings of home coming and going both at thanksgiving and christmas 97 tau beta pi the semiannual initiation ban quet of the honorary society of tau beta pi was held at the hotel wyandotte friday evening several graduate members were present as well as the regular senior members the following men from the class of 95 were in itiated : 11 l arbenz 11 c bas tress j e brooks w j collier h bckfeldt j j gibson l e lannan s t mckenzie e g steinmetz w warr 11 a white j m wilson 11 l wood naval cadets io ; lehigh o football lehigh was defeated by the naval cadets at annapolis satur day by the above score the victory of the cadets was due in a large measure to the fumbling of our backs in the first half the middies made gains of forty yards twice in succession on kicks by bagley our backs losing the ball in both cases the first time fitz gerald caught and started to run back but dropped the ball when tackled bagley's next punt was misjudged by thurston ; the ball touched his fingers struck the ground and was fallen on by the navy's forwards for lehigh okeson thurston and holderness played well bag ley did some good kicking and izard bucked the line well for the cadets in the first half lehigh kicked off and kept the ball well in the cadets territory until bag ley's two punts enabled them to carry the ball to lehigh's 15 yard line when they lost it fitzgerald kicked ; the ball fell short and the cadets got it on lehigh's 20yard line izard was sent through the line for successive gains of 6 4 and 3 yards ; rabey for 3 and then izard carried it over for a touch down bagley failed to kick the goal in the second half ten minutes after play began the middies had the ball a foot from lehigh's line but could not force it over five minutes before the end of the half bagley made the second touchdown and kicked the goal the teams lined up as follows lehigh naval academy best lett end craven houston left tackle castleman keys left guard halligan baldwin centre marshall becerra right guard karns budd right tackle merritt okeson right end mccormick holderness . v quarterback davidson trafton left half back izard j thurston ) ri o v wff hanir rabey harrison . . . i â€¢  rlght half back : â– } kimball fitzgerald full lack bagley touchdowns lzard 1 bagley 1 goals bagley 1 linesman prof chew st john's college first half mr fechting st john's college second half umpire mr jesse riggs princeton referee â€” prof cain st john's college sophomore electricals 12 jun ior metallurgists 4 saturday morning an exciting game of football took place on the athletic field between the junior metallurgists and the sojjhomdre electricals considering that it was the first time the juniors had play ed together they put up a very creditable game most of the soph omores had played before on foun der's day for the juniors coleman whil den and bartholomew played re markably well and for the sopho mores brady and mcknight did best the teams lined up as follows : calendar notice wednesday nov 7 â€” college meet ing christmas hall 12.30 p m agora meeting christmas hall 7 p m thursday nov b classical clnb dr hyde's office 2 p m saturday nov 10 â€” football le high vs yale at new york ta.u beta pi lecture physi cal laboratory 8 p m sunday nov 11 christian as sociation christmas hall 3:30 p m a college meeting will be held wednesday nov 7 for the pur pose of reconsidering the honor system archimedes and appolonius were two famous mathematicians of greece the first is known chiefly for his wonderful mechan ical contrivances at the siege of syracuse and his tragic death at its capture these two together made several important discover : conic sections and a few in elemen tary mathematics much harm was done by a curious fallacy among the ancients of there being two distinct sets of mathematical laws â€” briefly those of theory and those of practice the one applied to the heavenly bodies â€” astronomical . work the other to the carth â€” gross debased by practical applications the romans did nothing in mathematics as they were con cerned only in as much as they could practically apply and that they borrowed from greece then came the long night of the dark ages where what little was saved existed merely in the convents and the only develop ments were made by the hindoos and arabs the inestimable boon we owe the hindoos is the inven tion of the decimal system of no tation the result of ages of toil the arabs did much to encourage learning of all sorts and . their capitals cordova and bagdad became the brilliant seats of all existing mental greatness much was said on the above subjects the work of the saracens in the early dawn of the renais sance ; the partial check given by christianity and the reformation ; the work of kepler and others the names of diophantus and mohammed ben muza were men tioned in connection with algebra .; it was from the work written by the latter that the word algebra is derived the great final change came with newton laplace euler and the introduction of modern mathe matics ; and it was then that the early development of mathematics gave way to the wider scope of the new system the brown and white lehigh university south bethlehem pa november 5 1894 no 16 vol 11 professor doolittle's lecture the examination hall in the physical laboratory was well filled by a large and appreciative audi ence on saturday evening the oc casion of professor doolittle's lec ture on the early development of mathematics professor doolittle is always an entertaining speaker but as he has formerly confined his lectures in bethlehem to audi ences of students in the classroom it was not generally known how interesting such a subject as math ematics could be made in the hands of an able exponent he began the lecture with a short sketch of historians and their work how they wrote in ancient times of man's achievements over man and almost totally ignored his mental triumphs mathematics originated with man ; his first concepts were of number and form giving the foun dation of arithmetic and geometry lie learned to use the number ten because he had ten fingers and these were the first " counters he possessed dr howard by the way uses the fact that we have ten toes and ten fingers as a con clusive proof against design in our creation as almost any number else would have been more serviceable the oldest mathematical manu script in the world was in egyptian entitled knowledge on dark things and like our own con densed handbooks contained mere results without proofs their cumbrous methods of conception hindered them greatly especially when dealing with fractions the greeks took up the subject from the egyptians and with the true spirit â€” investigation for its own sake they were hampered by the same difficulties as their predecessors in their computation which they overcame in a measure by using counters and the well known abacus they speculated a great deal on the theory of num bers â€” the only part of pure mathematics never sullied by prac tical use one discovery of real importance was thus made that of irrational numbers in geometry the greeks particu larly excelled lacking only in gen eral demonstrations if they had had a cartesian system of coordi nates and the differential calculus they would have overcome this difficulty without much trouble and probably brought the subject very near its present state of per fection one of the greatest names in the history of mathematics is that of euclid his " elements written i 8000 years ago are still standard as a text book of elementary geometry he had the chair of mathematics at the famous uni versity of alexandria and it was there that he made his well known reply to ptolemy i there is no royal road to geometry sophomore b e junior e m elliott l e powell hood l t janney johnson l g whilden Â£ lin . to n j c y om]g treichler ( donnells r g mason seabrook r t thompson straub r e jackson scott q coleman brady l h s baldwin mcknight r h bartholomew roelker f sharrer referee â€” smith umpire slade linesman â€” loomis touchdowns thompson brady mc knight 2 delmonico vs dynamite dynamite was walked over last saturday afternoon for the first time without producing disaster ous results the delmonicbs met their rivals the dynamites and de feated them bto 0 in a game of one 20 minute half senior half back for the delrnonicos played a good game making several long runs the two touchdowns were made by crawford and dufour phi gamma delta vs chi psi 
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