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’9O. Ralph Crump, of Merchantville, N.
J., recently gave up his position with the
Union Trust Co., Philadelphia, on account
of severe illness. He is at present working
on the State Experimental Farm for the
benefit of his health.
’B5. Mrs. Wm. McMannigal, of Coalport,
Pa., has been visiting at the home of her
father, Mr. Jno, Foster, of State College.
’S7. Mr. Wm. F. White gave an interesting
and valuable talk to the electrical students
November 14th. Mr. White has been en
gaged in electrical work with the Western
Engineering Co. since he graduated, and has
gained much practical knowledge about the
installation and management of the various
electric light and motor systems.
’B7. Harry Duncan is representing the
glass firm of Duncan & Co., of Pittsburgh, in
New York City.
’B9. Henry D, Miles has been sent by the
Union Switch and Signal Co. to Kansas City
to put up a system of interlocking switches
at that place.
’B9. It has been reported that U. S. G.
Keller was elected Mayor of Boalsburg,
by a sweeping majority at the last election.
'9O, Walter E, Stevenson stopped off for a
few days at the college in the latter part of
November while on his way from New York
’9l. H. V. Holmes has been proffered a
position in a bank in Pueblo, Col., which he
thinks of accepting.
’9l. Frank P. Atherton was at his home
on Thanksgiving Day.
’92, Frank Carnegie is at Columbia College,
Miss Hattie I, Foster, a former student,
and Lieut. James A. Leyden, of the Fourth
Infantry, U. S. A., who was commandant
here a few years ago, were married in the
Lemont Presbyterian Church on the 12th of
December. YVe tender them our hearty con
Prof. John W. Heston attended the meet
ing of the College Association of the Middle
THE FREE LANCE.
States, held at the University of Pennsylvania,
on the 29th of November.
Ex-Senator Greer, of Butler, this State,
spent Sunday, November 24th, with his two
sons, both students of the institution.
’9O. Benj. W. Demming stopped over with
us a few days during the middle of November.
Mr. Demming expects soon to fill a position
in Edison's Laboratory at Orange, N. J.
’9l. J. Howard Smiley is at present on an
engineering corps helping to locate a line of
railroad through the wilds of Mercer County.
'9l. Samuel G. Allen is reading law with
the firm of Allen & Higgins in Warren, Pa.,
and expects to be admitted to the bar about
September of ’9O. As a barrister we bespeak
him a bright and prosperous career.
Columbia has sixteen Greek letter fratern-
A new paper is about to be established at
Cornell is growing enthusiastic over la
crosse and has organized a team.
Brown University received honorable men
tion at the recent Paris Exposition,
One of the Brown University professors
gives .weekly receptions to his classes.
Princeton’s team averages 168 pounds in
weight, Harvard’s but three pounds less.
The Trinity College Base ball team has
been promised twenty dollars for every game
One of the professors at Michigan Univer
sity gives weekly lessons in singing college
After 1891 no person over 21 years of
age will be eligible to compete for prizes at
The famous Escurial Palace, built by King
Philip 11, of Spain, has been turned into a
college for young noblemen.