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an Evangelist, and is doing a noble work in his
’B3-Geo. C. Blitz is at Beaumont, Cal., en
gaged as Landscape Gardener and Florist. His
thorough acquaintance with hot-houses, &c.,
would make him a valuable man to put in charge
of that work here, when the new experimental
station is established.
—Miss Carrie Corlies, formerly a student of
this institution, who has been residing in Mans
field, Ohio, since that time, recently moved with
her parents to Washington, D. C. Her friends
at P. S, C. are looking forward to her contem
plated visit in commencement week.
Allegheny College has six secret fraternities,
Princeton’s tug-of-war team is the best they
One of the novelties of Harvard is a French
Henry Ward Beecher’s grade at college was
57, on a scale of 100
Harvard numbers among its alumni Ban
croft, the veteran historian.
Swarthmore has been admitted to the Inter-
Collegiate base ball association.
Harvard will again be prohibited from play
ing professional ball clubs this year.
Williams College boasts the best ball catcher
among colleges in the country to-day.
Caston Hall, a part of Tabor College build
ings, Tabor, la , has been dedicated.
The Utah State College, a Mormon institu
tion, is the best endowed college in the West.
Webster and Worcester, the two great lexi
cographers, are among the alumni of Yale.
The Rev. Dr, Charles H. Seymour has been
THE FREE LANCE.
elected president of Griswold College, Daven-
Monson A. Wilcox, of Osborne, N. Y., has
been elected president of Kalamazoo College,
The undergraduates of the Harvard law de
partment have started a new magazine called the
Harvard Law Review.
The Yale club will race with the University
of Pennsylvania club June 25th, and with the
Harvard club about July Ist.
Columbia has celebrated its centennial on
the border of a proud past and a future stretching
out into bright prospects.
The average age of those who enter college
in this country is 17 years. A century ago it was
14. The facilities for preparing are greater, but
the standard of admission is higher.
Amherst College is to establish a professor
ship of physical culture with an endowment of
$50,000, as a memorial of Henry Ward Beecher.
Dr. McCosh proposes a plan to make Prince
ton College a university which will rank with the
higher institutions of learning in this Country and
A new religious journal has been started by
a committee of the Inter-Collegiate Y. M, C. A.,
and circulated through several colleges. It is
called the Inter-Collegian.
Wabash College has lately received an en
dowment of $50,000 from the late Sidney B.
Sabin, La Porte, Ind.; also another of $lO,OOO
from Mr. Preserved, of Dayton, Ohio.
At West Point the hours of five days of the
week are employed as follows : Reveille, 6a.m. j
breakfast, 6.30; recitation commences at Ba.
m. and continues till 1 ; dinner at 1 p. m.
Recitations from 2 till 4p. m. From 4p. m.
till 7 p. m. is devoted to military duties and to