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1906 Excerpt: ...a small group can be gathered. There need be
little formality, and not much labor or time expended, but working
organizations with occasional stated meetings for social and
professional purposes are easy and very pleasant, they require but
little time, effort and money and furnish a means for concerted
actions and great influence that can not be overestimated. United
in one central association of local branches the benefits to
individuals, the profession and the University may be vast. Let us
therefore get together and keep together. To some of the oldest of
us, the campus of today, so stately and beautiful, so full of life
and great interests is so changed from early days that we look
almost in vain for land marks, but we do not fail to find the most
precious ones--our senior professors who have given their life's
works to us and to Cornell. He who for many years guided the
affairs of the college through adversity and prosperity, from
feebleness to splendid vigor and strength, who watched it grow and
by his utmost effort promoted its prosperity has spoken his last
words to us. We all remember his warm interest in his boys, his
great plans and high ambitions for the college; would that he could
once more counsel and inspire us. He devoted his life unreservedly
to the college, his loyalty and zeal were boundless. All of us
revere and love his memory, let us strive as individuals and
engineers to be worthy not only as pupils but as friends of
Director Fuertes. Almost the oldest alumnus and the most recent
graduate are on an equality in one of the greatest and best
appreciated privileges of a Cornell Engineer--they have been taught
by and possessed the friendship of Professors Crandall and Church.
Elder Brothers both, of all Cornell engineers they stand unappr...
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