The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, December 01, 1890, Image 16

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    Wanted : Wholesale prices on sole leather, by
the Big-footed-four. Direct all correspondence
to Secretary McGregor.
The Faculty has seen fit this year to grant the
Friday following Thanksgiving as a holiday.
This opportunity was taken by not a few to go
home and enjoy their Thanksgiving under the
parental roof.
The Freshmen are certainly energetic. They
have formed a glee club to consist of eight mem
bers, also an orchestra to have the same number
of members. The glee club is under the manag
ership of Martin and the orchestra under that of
Brown W. H. to Eachus (Both in bed at 7:45
a. m.) —“Hey there Charlie, d’ye hear that in
spection bell ?”
Charlie—“ Urn.”
Brown—“lf the inspector don't wake me up
soon, I’m in for three straight zips to-day.”
There has been organized, under the leader
ship of Prof. T. R. Beyers, a college orchestra.
This is a movement which is highly appreciated
and much needed. There is quite an amount of
musical genius among our students which needs
only to be brought out.
Clarke at the transit. Taylor keeping notes.
Two State College, belles passing near them un-
Clarke—“ Fifteen degrees and fifteen minutes.
Please take note of those symmetrical figures will
you ?”
Taylor—“ Now I think you had better turn
around and take your bearing,"
The following additional promotions have been
made in the Corps of Cadets:
Cadet J. F. Shields, to be Ist Lieut., Co. “C.”
To be Sergeants: Cadets Bush, Stephenson, Ath
erton, Pratt, Read and Hile.
To be Corporals: Mitchell, Butts, Dale, F.,
Furst, J. K., Girvin, C. J., Furst, J. H.,
Caughey, McDowell, W. J., Mattern, R. 8.,
Rothrock, Fay, C. R., and Jsachus,
The Senior Class in Geology recently took a
trip across Bald Eagle Valley in order to study
the formation of the rocks there and in the neigh-
boring mountains.
The Phi Gamma Djlta Fraternity gave a re
ception in their handsomely furnished home on
the evening of Friday, Nov. 14th. In their usual
excellent manner they entertained their many
friends, both of this place and the neighboring
towns. Music was furnished by the Bellefonte
The Electrotechnic Department has re
cently received from the JV. Y. Insulated Wire
Co., a very handsome and valuable exhibit of the
Grimshaw insulated wires, cables, etc., elegantly
mounted in a cherry case. These goods are
among the best in the market for telephone, tele
graph, and electric light and power use.
The Second Rhetorical Exhibition passed off
very satisfactorily Wednesday evening, Dec. 3.
The program was as follows: Orations by C. H.
Hile, N. M. Loyd, H. R. Pratt and F. J. Pond.
Declamations by Messrs. C. R. Fay, C. J. Gir
vin, A. G. Guyer, L, W. Mattern, Mr. Haas and
Misses Grace M. Lung, Myria Holliday and
Agnes Schaffer.
We are pleased to note the extensive develop
ment of musical talent in our institution. Besides
the new College orchestra there has been organ
ized at the Cottage a Comb Troupe under the
direction of Prof. Gray. We were highly favor
ed by the company with several pieces excellently
rendered, and we are eagerly looking forward to
the concert to be given in the near future.
Many persons experienced a decided disap
pointment upon hearing that Col. Sanford was
unable to meet his engagement at this place for
Nov. 17th, but by the endeavors of the Athletic
Association the Hon. T. M. Taylor of New York
City was secured to fill the date, reading one of
his interesting lectures entitled, “Cranks.”
The audience was also favored with several se»
lections by tj>e pew College Orchestra,