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THE FREE LANCE.
THE FREE LANCE.
Published monthly dur'ng the college year by the Students of
The Permaylvanta State College
GEO. M. DOWNIMI, 'BB.
WM. M. PORTER, 'BB. CAROLINE R. FIuNTER,'BB
CURTIN G. ROOP, 'B9.
W. B. N. HAWK, 'B9.
JAMES C. MOCK, '9O.
&Warn Managcr : 11. WALTON MITCHELL, '9O
118 Sid, 8118111648 Illanagpr: IVm. H. WALKER, '9O.
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WE have seen by practical illustra-
tion what a success we can make
of a. reception. How would it be for
the college to hold receptions to culti
vate a more friendly feeling between the
STATE COLLEGE, PA., MARCH, 1888.
JOHN S. WELLER, 'B9.
GEO. R. MEEK, '9O.
THIS issue completes the first vol
ume of this paper. There can be
no. doubt now as to the success of the
undertaking. The paper has been a
and is bound
without a doubt.
FROM present indications the inter
est in athletic sports will be re
doubled this coming season. Already
the authorities of the college have been
petitioned for a site which seems well
adapted to the purpose. Encouraging
words are being spoken on all sides,
and everything bespeaks an active
season. The base ball diamond is to
be placed in a new position ; that is,
with the backstop towards the south
west, and several tennis courts are to
be built. As soon as spring opens up,
the work•of construction will be begun
and rapidly pushed towards completion.
-MUCH interest is•taken in the Mills'
tariff bill question at present, and
many are the discussions us to its bene
fits and detriments. It is right that each
man should form an opinion of his own
on such leading questions of the clay.
Let this opinion be well settled upon
before taking a stand. A discussion
once in a while serves to strengthen one
in his convictions and does one an im-