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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 college curriculum. 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 appearance. 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 LETTER BOX.