Wisconsin Alumni Magazine, Volume 6

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Wisconsin Alumni Association, 1904
 

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Page 294 - Thou crownest the year with thy goodness ; and thy paths drop fatness. They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness : and the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks ; the valleys also are covered over with corn ; they shout for joy, they also sing.
Page 238 - Among the willows; paced the shores And many a bridge, and all about The same gray flats again, and felt The same, but not the same; and last Up that long walk of limes I past To see the rooms in which he dwelt.
Page 236 - The world, surely, has not another place like Oxford ; it is a despair to see such a place and ever to leave it, for it would take a lifetime and more than one, to comprehend and enjoy it satisfactorily.
Page 23 - If the people of the United States are to cease being mere money getters, if they are to accomplish more than material advance, if they are to have proportional development, the university must give opportunity for training in all lines of human endeavor.
Page 211 - The fiscal year of the corporation shall begin on the first day of January and end on the thirty-first day of December in each year.
Page 20 - I, therefore, hold that the state university, a university which is to serve the state, must see to it that scholarship and research of all kinds, whether or not a possible practical value can be pointed out, must be sustained.
Page 321 - The notion that one must pay from fifty dollars upwards in order to get a good shotgun has been pretty effectively dispelled since the advent of the Winchester Repeating Shotgun. These guns are sold within reach of almost everybody's purse. They are safe, strong, reliable and handy. When it comes to shooting qualities no gun made beats them. They are made in 12 and 16 gauge. Step into a gun store and examine one.
Page 238 - I past beside the reverend walls In which of old I wore the gown; I roved at random thro' the town, And saw the tumult of the halls; And heard once more in college fanes The storm their high-built organs make, And thunder-music, rolling, shake The...
Page 16 - While the achievements of the past fifty years are sufficiently great for celebration, the ideal of the state university is still more worthy of celebration. A score of years ago it could not have been said of any state in America, that it had shown willingness to support a university of the highest class; but now several state institutions are recognized as standing in the first group among American universities. These institutions are mainly supported through taxation imposed by a democracy upon...
Page 19 - ... enthusiasm for the advancement of the race, are capable of great accomplishment, for they possess the enlightenment upon which wise action may be based. Already men who have studied history, economics, political science, and sociology in the universities have achieved large results in the formulation and enforcement of the written law, and in the growth of a healthy and powerful public sentiment. Soon such men will be found in every city and hamlet, leading the fight against corruption and misrule,...

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