The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, June 01, 1887, Image 13

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    J. G. Mitchell—Steam Cylinder Construc-
J. A. Musser—Specimen of Work-shop Prac-
A. G. Wilson—Thesis, “Friction.”
Geo. T. Bush —Iron Analysis by Electrolysis.
Commencement Address; 8 o’clock p m.,
President’s Reception.
—Gov. Beaver is expected to be here during
—'Atherton says that “Fuzzy” Jones reminds
him of a Spanish gavel-eer.
—When seen with his high hat on, Mock re
minds one of a young minister out of work.
—Commencement this season will present
many attractive features, and a large attendance
is expected. •
—The Sophomore class should have adopted
Barclay Brindle with appropriate trimmings as
their class colors.
—Private Kulp, while acting as sentinel at
Camp Roberts, arrested “Fatty” Pile for “mon
keying with the countersign.”
—Prof, and Mrs. Buckhout gave the Faculty
and Senior class, on Tuesday evening, June 7,
a very congenial entertainment,
—The distribution of the military prizes is
looked upon with growing interest. They will
be awarded during Commencement week.
—The cadets of Maine State College are known
as “ The Coburn Cadets,” in honor of their ben
efactor. How would this sound? “The Rob
erts Cadets” of Pennsylvania State College.
—Prof, and Mrs. Jackson were entertainers of
a large number of invited guests, Saturday even
ing, May 28, in honor of the return of their
daughter, Miss Helen, from the Women’s Medi
cal College, Philadelphia,
—lt is now Sergeant Barclay
—The cherries are just ripening,
—Subscribe for the Free Lance,
—Are we to have a course in Bellcs-Letters ?
—“Are you an owl?” is now a common query
among the “Sophs. ’ ’
—“Fuzzy” Jones (to noisy Washingtonians in
business meeting.) We must have less order.
—Prof, and Mrs. Osmond entertained the
Senior and Junior classes on Monday evening
June 6th.
—Prof. Osmond has improved the outward
appearance of his beautiful Queen Ann cottage
by the addition of a coat of dark red paint.
—On leaving camp Roberts it was indeed
surprising to see how quickly the disabled and
foot-sore veterans mounted the baggage wagon.
—The Clover Dining Hall looks beautiful under
a fresh coat of paint, the color being mud-yellow
with ginger-bread trimmings.
—Rose spends a great many Saturdays in
Bellefonle, and ’tissaid that he proposes buying an
interest in the First National bank.
—The following are some of “Sarah’s” novel
commands: Squad, remove bayonets! Ah there 1
my squad, pause there 1 Gentlemen, please order
—Horie, the “Irish corporal,” made himself
very popular by bringing into play his admirable
military skill while conducting the grand rounds
in camp.
—Prof. Reber is off to Cornell University
looking at the machinery used there, in the me
chanical shops, with a view to improving our
own apparatus.
—We failed to learn from the ladies whether
the fishing scheme conducted by a few presump
tuous cadets from sth floor to their windows, was
congenial or averse to them, blit this we know,
it assumed rather the form of a “Dudely” act.