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'B5. Dugald C. Jackson and W. F. White, 'B7,
of the Western Engineering Co., Lincoln, Neb.,
were among the alumni present at commencement.
'BB. Miss Carrie Hunter is inculcating ideas in
4he youthful ones who attend the private school on
Pugh street, State College.
'BB. Geo. McKee is acting as assistant instruc
tor in Physics in the preparatory department.
'B9. J. C. Schofield and W. C. Chadman were
among us recently. Schofield came along with
the Presbyterian delegation.
'SS. H. M. McClaran, of Pittsburgh, is super
intending the laying of a section of pipe line now
being laid in Allegheny Co.
'BB. G. J. Thomas is studying medicine in one
of Philadelphia's medical colleges.
The Presbyterian ministers attending the Hun
tingdon Presbytery, held at Lemont, visited us as
as body on October 3. In the evening Rev. L.
Y. Hayes, of Mifflintown, Juniata Co., gave a good
talk to the students.
Prof. G. G. Pond has been appointed to the
chair of chemistry in Pennsylvania State College
vice Prof. Herrick, resigned. Prof. Pond is a
graduate of Amherst College and has devoted two
years of study in Germany to chemistry.
The following article explains itself. It is a
clipping from the Philadelphia Times: " Miss
Helen B. Jackson, daughter of Professer Josiah
Jackson, of the Pennsylvania State College, was
married to Prof. Louis E. Reber in the Presbyte
rian Church by the. Rev. Robert Hamill, D. D.
The maid of honor was Miss Katherine Price, of
Chester, Pa., a cousin of the bride. The best man
was James L. Hamill, of Bellefonte. The brides
maids were Miss Mabel Foss, of Bangor, Me., and
Miss May Cochran, of Chester, Pa. Messrs. James
F. Robb, of Pittsburgh ; Allison 0. Smith, of
Clearfield; Professor George C. Butz, of the State
Experiment Station, and Dugald C. Jackson, of
Lincoln, Neb., acted as ushers." Prof. Reber is
of the class of 'Bo, Mrs. Reber, class of 'B5.
THE FREE LANCE.
FRANKLIN AND MARSHALL COLLEGE.
LANCASTER. PA., &fie Miler 20, 1888.
To the Editor of the FREE LANCE :
Franklin and Marshall sends greeting to her
sister college. The fall term has opened under
very favorable circumstances. The number of new
students is larger than usual, making the number
in the institution about one hundred and seventy
five. French and Histology have been added to the
The anniversaries of the two literary societies
last May, passed off exceedingly well. The Goethe
ans have had their hall refrescoed. The Diagno
thian hall, which was refrescoed several years ago,
was painted on the outside and now makes a fine
The Ori . flamme of 'B9 appeared about the end
of May, and along with it the Our Flame of '9o.
It being the year after the centennial of the col
lege there were not very many alumni present
during commencement week, but the exercises,
however, were very well attended by the people of
Lancaster. The President preached the baccalau
reate sermon on Sunday. The Junior Oratorical
contest took place on Monday evening. On Wed
nesday the class-day exercises were held, and on
Thursday commencement proper. At the annual
meeting of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Appel ten
dered his resignation as President of the college.
The resignation was not accepted, and he was
asked to fill the position for one year more at least.
A committee was appointed by the board to make
arrangements for the erection of a gymnasium.
Base-ball and tennis are flourishing. The foot
ball eleven will soon commence practice. There
is some talk of introducing cricket., Fall athletic
contests will probably be held about the middle of
October. Republican and Democratic clubs have
been organized and are drilling for the campaign.
Prof. Schiedt, who was lately married, was sere
naded in a royal manner last week. The Y. M.
C. A. held its annual reception on September 14.
Dr. Appel returned home from Europe on Sep
tember is. He was a delegate to the Presbyterian
Alliance, which met in London last June, where
he read a paper on "Liturgical Worship." After