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consigned him to the outermost hell. teaching a system of theology; he was life. But I am sure that if we of the He chuckled over these.
When we interested in inducing men to accept so-called liberal faith hope to retain rebuilt our Congregational church in God's gift of a divine life.
in these more liberal days the attractive Northfield, the Catholics in the town
Mr. Moody died in 1899. The radical power of the Church we can do it only turned in and hauled all the stones
changes in theological thought which by holding fast to the great spiritual free of charge as their contribution.
had begun before his death have con- fact that in God there is abundant forMr. Moody was too catholic ever to be- tinued since. They will always con- giveness for all the past, and an abuncome a member of the Catholic Church. tinue. Theology, if it is a living thought, dant life for all the future; and we must But his fellowship with the priests of will be, must be, a progressive thought. declare this, not as a theological opinthat Church ought not to surprise us. Evolution has revolutionized our con- ion, to be defended by philosophical For the message of this unordained ception of the origin of sin, of the nature arguments as a rational hypothesis, but preacher in the newest of the Protes- of the Bible, and of the authority of the as an assured fact, historically certitant churches and the message of the Church. The study of the Bible has fied by the life and death of Jesus Apostolically ordained archbishop in the revolutionized our conception of the Christ and confirmed out of the mouth oldest Church in Christendom were the Church. For myself, I believe neither of many witnesses by the experience same: Divine forgiveness for the past in the authority of the ecclesiastical of Christ's disciples and followers in and divine strength for the future. organization with the Churchman, nor all churches and in every age.
If we I say nothing in this paper about Mr. in the infallibility of the Book with fail to do this, men will desert our minMoody's establishment of the Northfield Mr. Moody. The authority to pro- istry for Romanism, Anglicanism, or the Schools, though that is in some respects nounce absolution and remission for the
xy, or, in spair of spiritual the greatest piece of work he ever did. sins that are past and to proffer the life in any quarter, will desert all that But here I am sketching Mr. Moody the gift of life to fulfill the aspirations of ministers to the higher life and live Evangelist. The work of an evangelist the soul for the future, I believe to be a wholly material life, alternating be. he always regarded as the greatest of spiritual, not ecclesiastical nor tradi- tween restless, unsatisfied desire and all forms of service, the work of the tional, and to belong equally to every stolid self-content. And the fault and ministry as a cramping and confining oc- one who has received such absolution the folly will be ours more even than cupation. He was not interested in and remission and such gift of spiritual theirs.
It is merely one of the number of indi- gentility, but drifting, drifting. Another HAT should they know of vidual cities that, grown together, make generation and they are likely to be
England who only England up the huge bulk that is known as Lon- numbered among the great submerged
know?" So sang Kipling in don. Once, only five or six years ago, of whom Gissing wrote in "The Year of "The English Flag." What should they, it was brilliant Bayswater, brilliant in Jubilee." Bayswater is on the road to my compatriots, know of London who its peculiarly British way. Underpaid Lambeth. know only Trafalgar Square, and the “slaveys" scoured from morning till late
CINEMAS Houses of Parliament, and the Abbey, at night, and, on rare occasions when and the hotel in Northumberland Ave. the sun broke through the murk of the CINEMA is supposed to be British nue or Aldwych or Russell Square, and
for what we call a moving-picture the round of the central theaters and of the houses glittered in the sunlight; show, but it is not quite that. There are music halls? I see them, and hear them
and there were comfortable “residential subtleties of difference more important too, alas! in the Haymarket and the hotels” overmanned by capable German than the fact that in the cinema any Strand, and stumble upon them in the waiters, and life ran on as it should in one and every one is at liberty to smoke, Cheshire Cheese, where they gobble "ye a well-ordered and prosperous limited that the women never think of removing famous pie" and fancy they are absorb- monarchy where everywhere at hand their hats and invariably select the most ing atmosphere, and I find them in little
what Kipling has called the formidable ones for the occasion, and reverent groups before the so-called “Old "slaves of the check book;" and in the that the best seats, from an American Curiosity Shop" in Portsmouth Street, shopping streets, sharply distinguished point of view, are sold at the lowest which looks the part, but beyond that is from the residential streets, there were prices. There is the matter of applause. arrant humbug. Then, when the allotted obsequious shopkeepers and more ob- Although the theory that the British are ten days or two weeks is at an end, they sequious clerks. Social reformers of the a phlegmatic people is generally an extravel on, with the satisfied feeling that East End, pointing the finger of scorn ploded one, in the cinema audience the they have tucked away London “under and reproach, arched it over Park Lane old legend continues to persist. The their belts” and the conviction that, in order that the message might fall King, the Queen, the Prince of Wales, with the exception of higher prices and into the heart of Bayswater, which was Lloyd George, Field Marshal Sir Douglas a certain inferiority in the quality of held to be the citadel of British unctuous Haig, Admiral Jellicoe-a hundred times the food and service, London has been well-being and respectability. But that I have seen these faces thrown on the unchanged by the war. The other day was the Bayswater of yesterday. Το screen without provoking a ripple of I asked one of them, an old friend who know it to-day is to realize the lost
response. There was one exception. has long known superficially his Lon- England which we may never see again The countenance of Joe Beckett, the don. "What do you find different?" and the new England which has come British heavyweight champion, "What do you suppose they are charging to take its place. It is dreary Bays. greeted by a round of handclapping. me in the hotel smoking-room for a
water, drab Bayswater, drab as its rail. Perhaps it was for the reason that he double and soda? Two and six. And it ings that were once glittering gilt. The had not been knocked out for a month used to be ninepence.
But I'm not pliancy has departed from the shop- or two. It was at the port town, the kicking about that,” he went on with a
keeper's spine. The "slavey" is no night after landing, that I saw my first grin. “Oh, say, can you see by the
more, but she who was once the "slavey” cinema of the new England. There for
flaunts a bonnet that is a marvel to be. a moment I thought I had found a land This is Bayswater. It is a name that
hold. The overlord and overlady of that was to be, for a generation, immeans little, if anything, to most of the yesterday, they are the new poor, living placable in its righteous resentment. few hundred thousand Americans who in lodgings, haggling over the cost of
Over the entrance was a sign in electric talk glibly of their personal London. bloaters, clinging to the semblance of
lighting reading: “No person of Ger
dawn's early light?"
H ?" ,
man birth, naturalized, unnaturalized, little unimportant things. There are so Saving Stamp. "Quite so, sir. How will or denaturalized, will be permitted to many of these rubs. In the first place, you have it?" The fact that the indictenter the door of this theater." It there is the insurmountable barrier of ment has aroused no apparent resentbrought something of a thrill. Who language. When I remark that it will ment is additional exasperation. says that England is forgetting? Five be a relief to run over to Paris, where minutes later I was rubbing my eyes as I shall be able to understand the spoken
AN ECHO THAT WILL NOT DOWN the film flickered. If that train being tongue and to make myself understood, shown on the screen was not a German there is no intention of extolling the
E has caught an echo of that "too train, I have never seen a German train. quality of my French. Simply I have The sign in the railway waiting-room come to the point of accepting in its
enough, persists to this day. He is weary read very much like "Rauchen Ver- entirety the Kipling line about “a
of protesting to Englishmen, casual or boten," and not at all like “No Smoking" brother hedged with alien speech and
chronic, that the majority of Americans or "Défense de Fumer.” That edifice, lacking all interpreter," with the quali
traveling in Europe do not wear “We to an American eye, was not a castle or fication that I slur over the word
won the war" buttons, and asseverating a château, but a Schloss. Those police. "brother.” I am like Louis Philippe, his conviction that such a button never
existed. men engaged in supposedly hilarious who said he was so sick of the word
"Oh," says the Englishman, pursuit of escaping malefactors were “fraternity" that if he had a brother he
"but I know a man who says he has seen certainly wearing the uniforms of the would call him cousin. Some day a bus
them." "Yes, and you knew a man who
had seen Berlin police force. I waited for the conductor and I may come to an under
the Russians in England. tumult. But nothing happened-yet.
London was full of that man in 1914." standing as to the exact amount of fare The "Made in Germany" reel came to an to be paid. At present it is simpler and
In a word, he is in no mood for sickly end. Another reel followed. This time saves strain and temper to proffer a
sentiment about hands across the sea the preliminary announcement indi. shilling and pocket the change. Even
and the common heritage of language cated that it was of United States then there is the problem of informing
ard immortal Shakespeare. origin. There was a perceptible stir all him of the point to which I wish to go.
But wait; a kindlier spirit will come, over the hall. Husky British whispers "Carn't you h’understand h'English?"
a greater charity. I shall be at home could be heard in the darkness. “An- was bawled at me two days ago, and I
again. At the pier there will be the
From over other of those nawsty American films!” had no retort. "Waal, I guess, you bet;" necessity of telephoning.
with an attempt at nasal intonation cocked-up feet will come the query: AMAZEMENT NO LONGER SITS UPON ME which he assumed to be pure Yankee, "Well, what number do you want?" I T amazed me then. It does not amaze was the crushing rejoinder of another
shall seem to be at home. With a riot of me now. I have come to under. omnibus commandant of the new Lon. profane expletive, rival taxi drivers will stand. "Another of those nawsty don in response to an innocent question fight over me and my baggage. It will be American films!” A hundred times I couched in what I considered to be the
more evident that I am at home. When have heard it in a darkness dotted by most meticulous English.
I have been jolted villainously for a the red gleams of cigarette ends. The linguistic barrier is only one of
mile or so over New York streets, and Sometimes the adjective not the many petty exasperations of every
paid the fare insisted upon even after “nawsty,” but “horrid,” pronounced as if day life that distort the vision and the
my explanation that I do not want to it had a "w" somewhere in its middle. judgment of the American making a buy the taxi, there will be in my mind But the sentiment behind the utterance more or less permanent stay in London. no further doubt about being at home. was never in doubt; and after having Especially if it be in Bayswater. It is
I will have begun to revise judgments. seen a good many of the films that my not a matter of the individual. A cer
Perhaps, with a certain sheepishness, I countrymen foist upon English pro- tain intolerance is inevitable. There is
shall think of that Englishman of yesducers it is a sentiment that I cordially a question in his mind as to what is
terday. Patronizingly, and with an air indorse. We send them the worst, and the best restaurant in the world. He
of innocent politeness, I pointed to a tanthey swallow it. But let one point be knows which is the worst. It is here in
gle in the London traffic and invented clearly understood: not for a moment Bayswater; right around the corner.
a well-ordered and purely imaginary do I mean to imply that a German ar- The spectacle of women scrambling for
New York for the purpose of infuriating ticle is acceptable in England, while an places on the busses should make him
comparison. “Of course, to be quite American article is not. It was simply feel at home, but it does not. His sense
fair,” I conceded, "we have not your that the German film had not been of personal dignity has been ruffled by problems. It must be taken into conactually labeled "Made in Germany." the details of that long and imperative
sideration that we are essentially a Therefore the Briton, who going to the journey to the Bow Street Police Sta.
civilized and law-abiding people.” Fumcinema checks his intelligence in the tion to register himself as an alien ing and spluttering as only a Briton cloak-room, naturally supposed that it (there is an inexplicable stigma about
can at the inference, there was a mowas British. There was never any ut- the term), a journey unnecessary if the
ment when his voice dropped its Oxford terance in the darkness about "nawsty duration of projected stay be a month
inflection. Sheepishness will probably American film" unless the screen speci. and twenty-nine days, but with the addi.
be in the memory; but no penitence. fically told, in so many printed words, tional day assuming a ponderous impor
From Mrs. Trollope, down through Capthat it was an American film. I have tance. Stupidities that he has come to
tain Marryat and Dickens to Kipling seen audiences blithely accepting ob- regard as essentially British have rasped
and thereafter, there are too many vious Chicago “cops" as London "bob- and irritated. He has gone into a
scores to be settled. When the English: bies," and Riverside Drive, with the strange bank to ask change for a five
man changes radically, it will be time to Palisades across the Hudson River, as a pound Bank of England note, and met
declare a moratorium. The war has not stretch of the Thames. A number of the with a reception that suggests that a
changed him. Only it has made him, West End cinema houses announce on repetition of the crime would probably
like the fronts of the Bayswater houses, the posters before the doors that the lead to his being shot at dawn in the
just a little shabbier-there is no disattraction within is a British produc. Tower. In the bank which is not ex:
paringement intended in the adjective tion, with British actors. In the silent actly a strange bank, the bank where
than of yore. drama, with London mentality as it is, he happens to be keeping his temporary it is a superfluous precaution. account, he has experienced complica
(HANDLER The American in Bayswater is not
NOMETIMES in thinking of England inclined to be acutely conscious of the relieve his mind by volunteering the warmth of the so-called "hands across opinion that his home bank across the with helmet and a trident, but as the sea.” Constitutionally I am afflicted Atlantic could settle the British national Chandler. Chandler is an old friend of with neither Anglomania nor Anglo- debt in less time and with less red tape many visits. If ever I come to London nobia, but here the rubs of every day than an English bank consumes in sell. and do not find Chandler, it will be as
tend to make one anti-British in the ing the equivalent of a five-dollar War if the Nelson Column were missing, or
tions that have moved him unwisely the S typiñed, it is not as Britannia, a lady
the Mansion House, or London Bridge. coaxed down from the branches of his ing at you" or "Happy days!" meant in This time my first greeting was: “Well, tree, inducted into clothes, weaned from the years of yore. Chandler, you had my friend Mr. D. stop- the diet of nuts and wild roots for ping with you recently." "Yes, sir," which he originally burrowed, and, by
INTERNATIONAL AMENITIES. said Chandler, continuing to polish the subsequent association with Americans, WISTING the lion's tail is a practice table top; "you mean the H'american given the veneer of the higher civilizagentleman who was always calling for tion. The Wigwam does not know it, enough when employed at home by polia double Scotch and soda." There is an but there is a vein of seriousness be- ticians unscrupulous in their methods engaging candor about Chandler. I neath the flippancy. No Englishman is of obtaining votes. Here, whatever my assured him of the accuracy of his sur- ever quite civilized until he has brushed private opinion of the Irish question or mise. Chandler is the smoking-room up against many Americans. The the controversy between coal miners waiter of an old hotel facing Trafalgar average Wigwamite has been to America and Government may be, it is my busi. Square, a hotel that has been much once or several times. He has sampled ness to sit silent and leave the talk enpatronized in the past by Americans its hospitality, and feels that he has in- tirely to Britons. But what might be who selected it for its British atmos- curred a debt that he must do something called the game of "getting the Briton's phere, and afterwards, when it hap- to repay. In some cases he has acquired goat" is a fair game if only one knows pened to be winter, cursed it for its lack an American wife. She may have re- how to play it adroitly and with uncof steam heat, piling on handbags for formed him, but she will never succeed tuous politeness. When I am at home additional bedclothing, as the “atmos- in making him less British.
again, I may sum up my impressions by phere" seeped, fog-like, through the ample, there is “Patt." When I enter saying that, socially, graciousness is not wall. Oh, yes, it is the hotel that has what is known as “the northeast room." a British defect; and that, politically, not changed since William the Con- where in such hours of the day as D. O. England once in a while does the right queror requisitioned its best bedroom R. A. smiles-namely, from noon to two- thing in the right way, occasionally does after the Battle of Hastings and Charles thirty and from six till ten-refresh- the wrong thing in the wrong way, but II hid in its chimney. I had last seen ments of a certain kind will be served, nine times out of ten can be counted on it in late 1916. This year, upon arriving "Patt" will be there, benign and to do the right thing in the wrong way. in London, I approached the entrance flamingly red-faced. He will greet me Of course you can't tell a Briton that. with a sinking of the heart. What as he always does. Across the room will But he should be chastened for the good strange faces had come to replace the ring his “I give you the glad hand" in of his soul, and there are perfectly legitiold familiar ones? What renovations an accent that he fondly conceives to be mate methods by which he may be stirred and alterations had been wrought? the last cry of Americanism. After to uneasy consciousness. The trouble is There were no renovations or altera hearing in the Wigwam American that very few Americans succeed, betions. There were no strange faces. A “Yankee" and "Negro" stories, I have cause most of us fail to realize that the new wrinkle or two in the doorman's forsworn forever any attempt myself to bludgeon is an ineffective weapon. Also, weather-beaten countenance. A streak tell Cockney or Yorkshire stories. To like the American troops in the Argonne, of white in the head porter's hair. Then utter that "I give you the glad hand" they make the mistake of the frontal Chandler. His drooping mustache brings to "Patt's" genial soul delight attack. Let me illustrate the difference drooped a little more; the stoop of his ineffable. Occasionally he invents a between bludgeon and rapier by two shoulders was a little more accentuated; transgressior, on my part, not from any stories, one of which is a veritable "dud," the blue coat with the brass buttons a spirit of hostility, but in order to vary while the other I have found from judi. little shabbier and shinier. But it was his expression to “I give you the frozen cious experiment to be strikingly effecthe same coat. "Why, Chandler, nothing mitt," which moves him to positive tive in "getting the Briton's goat." has changed! You are all the same ecstasy as being the loftiest peak among In the first story an American being here except the German head waiter." the mountains of linguistic reality and conducted about England by an EnglishChandler grinned grimly and under- verisimilitude.
man is tactfully shown certain cannon standingly. "No more Germans in Eng. The other night, however, the usual captured by the British at the Battle of land, sir, But surprising, sir, what a greeting was not forthcoming. With a Bunker Hill. "Well," says the Amerilarge number of Swiss!” Yes, Chandler grave countenance and an air of mys- can, "you've got the cannon, but we've is England.
tery “Patt" led me to a secluded corner. got the hill." "That is the bludgeon. It
After glancing furtively around he pro- simply serves to irritate the EnglishTHE WIGWAM
duced a card. It was a card of Ameri- man, who is moved to partially swalBayswater I am inclined to be anti- can origin. On it was printed the lowed utterance about American bounce
British. I am not so in the Wigwam. legend: "A two-cent smile is better than and brag. But consider the second I call it by the name that Barrie gave a dollar frown." "Explain it to me. story, from a similar historical setting. it when he described it at length in "My What does it mean?" whispered “Patt" An American and a German are going Lady Nicotine"-or was it "When a hoarsely. Carefully, and weighing my together through a German university. Man's Single"? It is a club—not so old words, as one should to a Briton, I On a wall they find hanging a picture as London clubs go, but still of ripe translated: "An expression of counte- of Washington. "Why," snorts the Germaturity-which looks down over the nance indicating inward beatitude and man, "should they have a picture of Thames across Adelphi Terrace and the contentment of spirit to the value of one Washington in a German university?" Victoria Embankment. The men who penny, normal rate of exchange, is more "Probably," is the reply, "because Washmake up its membership are men who conducive to tranquillity of soul than an ington was the first American to pursue act, and paint, and write books, and expression indicating hostility to man- successfully German subjects." That draw pictures for "Punch." There, hav- kind even though the latter be of the story, told to an Englishman or a group ing undergone a certain period of proba- monetary value of four shillings, also of of Englishmen, is the rapier. There is tion, and been found "a good American," course at the normal rate of exchange.” nothing in it to which an Englishman which sounds like being pronounced "a "Tell me that again," he said, his fore could take the slightest exception. The good Indian," I enjoy, as nowhere else, head corrugated. Again I complied, and point is obviously directed against the a latitude of speech. There, as else. again, till finally the great light of com- snorting German. But into the British where, the international battle is not of prehension came. Later, in the "north- mind there creeps slowly a chain of my seeking, but is brought to me; but east room," his eye caught mine, and his thought which shows in his reddening there I feel that I can take up the cud- face became even a deeper crimson than face. Recalling a certain episode at gels of defense without being deemed usual. He was in the act of passing the Trenton suggests another episode at guilty of atrocious bad taste.
card from hand to hand and withering Princeton likewise damaging to British fessing my genuine liking I assume an with his contempt those who found in it prestige and interests. The Briton fidair of gracious condescension. A Wig. any element of possible mystification, gets and essays a pale smile. Then mode wamite, I explain, is the fine flower of "Cheerio, 'Patt'!" which, translated into course you comment thoughtfully the British race. In early life he was United States, means what "Here's look- lot, those Huns!"
Tits best, no association in life is "It is hard to describe in plain words practical. The world needs men who finer or more lasting than that just what is the nature of this influence can do things. It needs men who can
which a man gets from his four which constitutes so important an ele- do them in the spirit of the gentleman years in college. Lut it must be real ment in every good university. It can- and of the idealist, rather than of the association, such as brings men together not be understood by the man who materialist or the philistine. Between in broadly intimate, unrestricted bonds thinks that education can be tested by these two opposing views of life the of living and working. A chapter might examinations and human worth by university must make its choice. The be written on the influence of the com- statistics of efficiency. To the worshiper place that prides itself on being exclumon dormitory in fostering the demo- of the tangible, a place like Yale must sively practical tends to develop as time cratic life of a university. For two cen- remain forever a puzzle, as poetry re- goes on an atmosphere of blind rage turies this influence has been recognized mains to the hopelessly prosaic. But to against that which its inhabitants can. and promoted by the authorities of Yale. those of us who know American college not see; to work for the gains of the The Old Brick Row was the nucleus for life and believe in poetry, these intangi. present and shut its eyes to the lessons this common life for the undergraduate ble elements in education constitute its of the ages.
Thank God, our American body of the last century, but with the most important part. The letter killeth; colleges in general, and Yale in particugreat increase in college attendance in the spirit giveth life.
lar, have chosen the better part. our time came the need for ampler ac- “Of the various means to develop and “This is a memorial to a man who commodations at Yale. With all that
perpetuate this spiritual side of educa- lived at Yale and loved it; who here could be done, in 1916 there were dormi. tion, beautiful buildings are one of the and afterward cared for other than matory rooms for only a thousand students, most important. Cardinal Newman terial gains, was loyal to his friends with, rooms for more than fifteen hun- placed them in the forefront among and helped to lift them higher. In its dred needed. A gift came that is memo- educational agencies, as more essential whole design see embodied the rable in Yale's history and in the archi.
to the main purposes of a college than things which he cared for. And we see tectural history of American colleges. anything else. There are many reasons more than this. We see embodied the This was-is-Harkness Memorial Quad- for thinking that he was right. A things which the world needs in its life rangle, given to Yale College by Mrs.
monumental building, if it be really and death struggle to-day. In the provi. Stephen V. Harkness, of New York, in
beautiful and glorious, gives a visible dence of God it will make Yale not only memory of her son, Charles W. Harkness,
and permanent object round which life a happier place in which to live for the of the Class of 1883. When finished, it
and loyalty can grow and to which tra- moment, but a stronger and more in will house 650 men, who will imbibe the dition and sentiment can attach, The spiring and more compelling place in spirit of Yale in surroundings which are man who looks out day after day into which to prepare coming generations for perhaps the noblest architecturally of any the college quadrangles of Oxford or the work that awaits them, whether of similar group of buildings in America.
Cambridge finds a stimulus both to his sacrifice or of triumphant leadership." As illustrating the influence of such
love of beauty and to his love of learnsurroundings on the character of the ing.
THE visitor to New Haven will easily young men who are to spend several of
"Such influence is more needed to-day the most impressionable years of their
than ever before. The waste of war is rangle, for already it is a source of pride life at Yale, President Hadley's words
destroying churches and castles and to the people of that city. The great uttered at the laying of the corner-stone
glorious monuments of antiquity. Un- tower is an outstanding landmark that is of the Memorial in 1917 were altogether
less the world builds new centers of readily recognized, though it is not obfitting. They are equally appropriate
beauty and affection to take the place trusively evident amid the steeples and Dr. Hadley said:
of the old, the twentieth century will, in towers of churches and university build
spite of material progress, be essentially ings. The Memorial occupies an entire UNIVERSITY is something more than poorer than the nineteenth.
city square. It is built of gray and buff a school or group of schools. It is a "And war has done more than lay stone that will no doubt soon tone down complex of traditions and influences; of buildings waste. It has, for the moment to harmony with the older college buildsentiments inherited from the past and at any rate, distorted our standards. It ings adjacent. While it is near to aspirations reaching out into the future. has compelled us to look too much for crowded commercial streets, it gives the The lessons learned in its class-rooms or immediate efficiency rather than perma- visitor a delightful impression of alooflaboratories constitute but a small part nent utility; to seek tangible effects and ness and quiet. The Memorial is domiof the education which it offers. The disregard intangible ones; to work for nated by two towers at opposite sides students are taught and inspired by the the achievements of the moment rather Wrexham, square, solid, and massive in example of those who have gone before than for those of the ages. Doubly.im- its effect; and Harkness, slender, taperthem and by the interests and ambitions portant, then, is it to renew our supplying, lofty, and decorated with statues. of those that are about them. They of tradition and inspiration by buildings Mr. James Gamble Rogers, the archibreathe the spirit of the place. They like this; to bring home to the students tect, who characterizes the buildings as become imbued with ideals in some re- who shall live within these walls the “collegiate Gothic" in their style, has spects different from those of the outer lessons of affection and loyalty and love made of them a memorial of himself and world, and by their devotion to these of the beautiful which should go into his art as well as of their donor and the ideals they strengthen their influence on the life of an ancient college.
man whose name they commemorate. the life of the next generation.
“Not that we would crowd out the
H. H. M.
PHOTOGRAPHS BY HENRY HOYT MOORE
THE HARKNESS TOWER—FROM PHELPS HALL ACROSS THE CAMPUS The Memorial Quadrangle, given to Yale College by Mrs. Stephen V. Harkness, of New York, in memory of her son, Charles W. Harkness, is the work, as an architectural entity, of James Gamble Rogers, himself a Yale man.
He was born in Kentucky, had his early schooling in the public schools in Chicago, and studied architecture in the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He is the architectural creator of the Court House of Memphis, Tennessee, and of the Brooks Memorial in the same city, of the New Orleans Post Office and that of New Haven, of the Yale Club building of New York City, and was the winner of the competition for the Sophie Newcomb College at