Annual Report of the President and Treasurer

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1918

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Page 27 - From the same source must come the greatly increased public provision that the Labour Party will insist on being made for scientific investigation and original research, in every branch of knowledge, not to say also for the promotion of music, literature and fine art, which have been under Capitalism so greatly neglected, and upon which, so the Labour party holds, any real development of civilisation fundamentally depends.
Page 27 - Party wants that aim and purpose, as set forth in the preceding pages, with all its might. It calls for more warmth in politics, for much less apathetic acquiescence in the miseries that exist, for none of the cynicism that saps the life of leisure. On the other hand, the Labour Party has no belief in any of the problems of the world being solved by good will alone. Good will without knowledge is warmth without light.
Page x - ... the earnest hope" that ultimately all its members would require at least two years of college work.3 Finally, in 1918 the American Bar Association "approved the action taken by many of the law schools in requiring two years of a college course as a condition of admission to their courses of study," and "expressed the conviction that this should be the minimum requirement recognized by law schools of the first class.
Page xxiii - To the President of the University: Sir: I have the honor to submit herewith a report of the work of the New York State College of Agriculture for the year 1917-18.
Page i - To the President of the University : SIR : I have the honor to present the report of work and of the Department of Greek for the year ending June 18, 1874.
Page lxxxiv - CATALOGUE of Runic Literature forming a part of the Icelandic Collection bequeathed by Willard Fiske.
Page 7 - For it is necessary to the progression of sciences that readers be of the most able and sufficient men ; as those which are ordained for generating and propagating of sciences, and not for transitory use. This cannot be, except their condition and endowment be such as may content the ablest man to appropriate his whole labour and continue his whole age in that function and attendance...
Page xxxii - Any appropriations made by this act for salary, compensation or expenses shall be the salary, compensation or expenses for one year of the officer, employee, office, board, department, commission or bureau for whom the same is appropriated...
Page xxxvi - The proposed college of home economics The teaching of home economics had its inception at Cornell University in the year 1900, when Miss Martha Van Rensselaer was appointed to initiate special work on the problems of farm women. Her first undertaking was the establishment of a reading course, which within less than one year attained an enrollment of six thousand readers. From this beginning the work has gradually expanded. In 1904, when the State established the College of Agriculture at Cornell...
Page 27 - Labor party stands for increased study, for the scientific investigation of each succeeding problem, for the deliberate organization of research, and for a much more rapid dissemination among the whole people of all the science that exists.

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