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course many of our duties may be difficult
and at first inspection may appear impossible,
but no noble or great work was ever easy. If
we wish to accomplish anything we must de
pend upon our own endeavor, and if we fail
in our first attempts, let us not lose heart
and become discouraged, but only go at it
again with renewed determination for as Mich
ael Angelo says : “ The only true road to suc
cess is to depend on one’s self.”
Nothing can be done by a man who will
simply sit still and look wistfully to time and
general laws. Consider any of the great ele
ments that have exalted the state of man and
see where they have originated. Did not
science and art originate and gain advance
ment through the individual endeavors of such
men as Kepler, Bacon and Newton.
Who amongst the men of our century furn
ishes a better example of a man of determina
tion, a man regarding nothing impossible, than
Grant, who, after the battle of Spottsylvania,
whilst laboring under many difficulties, said :
“ I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes
What we all need is more determination
and more persistence. Let us each say to
ourselves as Mirabeau said to his secretary :
“ Impossible! Never let me hear that block
head of a word again.” Let us then, as stu
dents, as men and women, know our worth
and keep things under our feet in the present
and then we can certainly expect a prosperous
and successful future. F. A. B.
A barrel of each,
But once a year
Corporal Lloyd !
Trim your electric light.
“ Lucy ” is married again,
Have you met the new girls ?
THE FREE LANCE.
We hourly expect a cane rush.
Chestnut parties are now in order.
Autumn Leaves—So does Summer.
What has become of the Glee Club ?
When are the “Tobes” coming Moore ?
“ Take your feet out of the sand, Martha.”
Did you see Dad’s new brindle colored hat ?
What’s the matter with the Agricultural
“ Who made that machine, Professor ?”
The “ Spring ” beds will soon be here. Af
ter the 21 st of March.
This year we miss the grapes, the gardener,
and the drug store bill.
T. E. Tuttle, ’B9 of Amherst, has been ap
pointed assistant Chemist.
Pillow in French—L’enfant avait-il du pain?
Translated—Has the baby a pain ?
Miss Jennie J. Willard, late of Oxford, N. H.,
is now filling the position of Music Teacher
at P. S, College.
Gilbert A. Beaver has returned and again
resumed the duty of a student after almost
three months travel in Europe.
The insatiable Prep as usual, has been
around to the business office to receive his
quoto of blankets for the winter.
The Rev. E. F. Davis, Wolfsboro, N. H.,
occupies the chair of Belles-Lettres, which
was recently founded in the Faculty.
The Misses Gray have moved from the col
lege building to the village, where they are
comfortably located in a very pretty house.
Crawford to Bohn, (while acting as chair
man in surveying)—“ Stick her, Bohn.”
Bohn, (in a German accent) “She’s stuck.”
“ A foul tackle,” exclaimed one of the Pro
fessor’s one night, when he was awakened by
some one trying to get into his chicken-coop.