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—Dr. G. B. Shivery, a former student of this
college, and a graduate of the Eclectic Medical
College of Cincinnati, is gaining an extensive
practice at Fishertown, Bedford county, Pa.
’87 —W. F. White will represent the Keystone
Chapter of the Q. T. V. fraternity as a delegate
to the Annual Convention held at Amherst, Mass.,
June 18th. He left the College last Wednesday
morning, and will return immediately upon the
close of the convention to participate in the
Cornell University will confer no more
Hon. T. S. Sabin lately died, leaving by will
$50,000 to Wabash College.
The late W. C. DePauw left over a million
dollars to DePauw University.
Ann Arbor University has received from the
state $1,000,000 during the last thirty years.
The classes of '42 and ’43 of Yale College
played the first foot-ball game in this country.
The University of Pennsylvania has adopted
the English custom of wearing caps and gowns.
Out of every one hundred Freshmen who
enter at Yale, seventy-five graduate, at Harvard
In point of attendance the University of
Michigan is second among American institutions.
It has 1,535 students at present.
Cornell has organized its Law Department
with Hon. Douglas Boardmann as Dean. Stu
dents will be received for the collegiate year be
ginning Sep. 23, 1887.
A $4OOO scholarship has been given to Dart
mouth College on condition that no student who
uses tobacco shall receive any benefit from such
Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and Columbia
make up the Inter-collegiate Base-Ball League.
There is another inter-collegiate league composed
of Amherst, Brown, Dartmouth and Williams.
The Catholic University of America has
lately been incorporated in Washington. The
university is established “to teach philosophy,
theology, natural science, mathematics, history,
belles-lettres, ancient and modern languages,
law, and medicine.”
THE FREE LANCE.
Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va , is an in
dustrial and technical school in which there are
450 colored boys and girls with 131 Indians of
both sexes working hand in hand. $46,732.21
were paid out last year in wages.
Dr. McCosh’s suggestion made some time
since, that Princeton College be transformed
into a university, has been approved by the
Board of Trustees, and steps will be taken at
once in the direction of the change.
The corporators of the new Clark Universi
ty to be established in Worcester. Mass., have
organized and elected Mr. Clark president. _ Mr.
Clark submitted a statement from which it ap
pears that he intends to give $2,000,000 to the
Johns Hopkins died leaving over $3,000,000
to found the university which bears his name,
asking that the site of the institution should be
his large estate at Clifton. His wishes in regard
to this were not complied with, and a lady now
offers to give permanently $35,000 annually to
sustain a scientific school in connection with the
university providing the wishes of her father,
who was a friend of Mr. Hopkins, be regarded in
the situation of the institution.
The second annual contests of the State In
tel collegiate Athletic Association were held at
the athletic grounds of the University of Penn
sylvania on May 21. The result of the contest
was Univ. Penna., first; Swarthmore, second;
Lafayette, third; Lehigh, fourth; Dickinson,
fifth. The most notable events of the occasion
were Page’s running high jump, clearing 6 ft.
Thibault’s 100 yards dash, time,
seconds, and Faries’ one-mile run, time, 4 min
utes and seconds.
We take pleasure in acknowledging the
Historical Journal , published at Williamsport,
the Dickinson Liberal to which we send greeting,
and the Indicator, on whose staff we recognize
the name of one of P. S. C.’s alumni.
The exchange between ourselves and the
University Mirror is another pleasant relation es
tablished between our college and the university
which seems not far from us. The Mirror upon
the whole bears a high standard. We should
say that its magazine qualities are its strong
points and its news department its weak point.
A journal which we desire to notice is the
Delaware College Review. In general character
it is fully up to the average. Its editorial and