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—The scheme of purchasing white helmets for
drill during Commencement week is meeting
with much favor.
The Cresson Literary Society will give a
banquet on Wednesday evening, June 27, from
9:30 to Tr p. m.
H. D. Miles was considered by the guard at
camp as the best Officer of the day. Good H.,
we•know you were. •
The class of '9l has adopted a very neat
class pin. The design includes the letters
" P. S. C. l ' and '9l. •
The black - eyed girl thought " Lucy " was
just too sweet when he sang " I had a girl and her
name was Isabeller."
Linsy says they raise pickels in Philadelphia
y ? , yard long. Gilkey thinks the story is about
4 feet longer than the pickels.
The “Preps" were 'raising Cain the other
night, but were disappointed when a scion arose
to sth and shut off their gas.
The Washington Literary Society's reception
during Commencement week will be one of the
society events of the Spring term.
The annual game of base ball between the
Ist nine of the college and the alumni will be
played during commencement week.
—The degree " G. H." has been added to the
category since returning from camp, and has been
conferred on Dutch Brenneman, Buck Reber,
Switz Dale and several others.
—That dignified Senior, G. W. Dolerelutch
Downing, was walking out towards Lovers' Lane
the other evening, and as he walked he sung
"Still there's Moore to follow."
Did you catch on to Shields' crimson bugle ?
It's no wonder the fellows couldn't pass over his
beat when he was on guard with such a luminous
Fourth - of . July - celebration nose as that !
Master Harry Hildebrand, of Philadelphia,
is visiting his brother Charles. Like the majority
of Philadelphia boys, Harry is quite an expert
base ball pitcher, and throws several curves.
—The Pi Chapter of the Theta Nu Epsilon
Fraternity has recently been established at this
college. This is the sixteenth chapter of this
sophomore society and promises to be one of the
strongest in the Fraternity.
A tennis tournament is being arranged by
J. G. Patterson. All college and " prep" classes
are to be permitted to send two contestants. We
think such a tournament will prove a great
The Du Quesne Club which was organized
at the begining of the term is in a flourishing
condition. The members feel satisfied with their
homelife treatment and intend to continue the
organization next year.
Prof. Barnard has made some valuable addi
tions to the civil engineering department. A
growing need was met by the purchase of a
theodolite costing about $6OO. It is considered
one of the finest instruments in the market.
C. M. Green, of Class '9r, when on guard
at camp, while endeavoring to capture several
foragers, fell and struck his head on a tin can
making a very ugly and painful wound. He was
taken to Bellefonte where surgical attendance
Lieutenant explaining to Mr. Patterson the
mode of constructing a tent : " Mr. P., you have
been at a barn raising ' and seen how they put
up the ridge - pole?" Mr. P.: " No, sir, Lieu
tenant." Lieutenant " Mr. Patterson, indeed
your early education has been sadly neglected."
—Overheard on the fifth floor : "Now, see
here, 'Bottle,' that's the third collar I've lent you
this week I Don't you think you had better come
out of the ice wagon ?" And then Bottle was
heard to murmur something about buying some
collars next year if the price of brass remained
There never was a .time, at least in our be
lief, when the dress of ladies was as sensible and
as appropriate as at the present time, The taste,
as shown by our college girls on different occa
sions is probably what calls forth this saying,
However, dressing is an art and our ladies seem
to have mastered it,
—There was a valuable addition made to the
assembled group of ladies in the " deco• park " on
last Sunday. This addition is known as the
brotherhood and forms a contemplated double -
hearted monopoly. Nocturnal meetings are held
in which plans are discussed in regard to their
commencement programme. Revolutions are
—The following are the names of the contest
ants in the Junior Oratorical Contest, Tuesday
evening, June 26, with the subjects of their ora•