The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, June 01, 1892, Image 16

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    Struble, and Roop ; Rice, who had been a mem
ber of the class during three years of its course in
college, and who has since completed a course
here, was also present.
Three years since graduation have wrought
slight changes in the appearance of all, though
Hawk looks scarcely changed. Two members of
the class, Jackson and Hawk, are married.
The reunion banquet was enjoyed in Bellefonte
on Wednesday afternoon, June 15. Miss Meek,
the only lady of the class, presided. Many were
the college reminiscences which set congenial
spirits aglow, and pleasant was the flow of good
feeling. The toasts were as follows :
J. S. Weller, “The law of Courtship.”
R. P. Swank, “Single Blessedness.” .
W. B. Hawk, “Married Bliss.”
C. G. Roop, “The Past.”
J. Foster, “The Future.”
D. Hunter, “Our Class,”
J. P. Jackson, “Soothing Syrup.”
Messages were received from absent members.
The class voted to have a second reunion in
1895. Special effort will be made to make the
next meeting a memorable one. The officers
chosen for the next three years are, President,
Miss Meek ; V. President, D. H. Hunter ; Secre
tary, Roop.
’92. A. C. Read intends to return to college
next fall to take a past graduate course.
’92. N. M. Loyd has accepted a position on the
repor.torial staff of the New York Mail and Ex
’92. N. P. Smiley who left college recently to
accept a position offered to him then, returned
for Commencement and was graduated with his
’92. C. H. Hile has been appointed to a fel
lowship at the University of Wisconsin, in Madi
son, on account of the excellence of his graduation
’9l. H. D. Long tells in a recent letter to Prof.
Osmond some of his experience since graduation
and says among other things, “I have found that
there is no great difficulty for a man with plenty
of push and energy to get a position ; I have had
as high as three positions offered to me at the
same time. ’ ’ He now holds the position of drafts
man and designer in the Alternating Machine and
Lamp department of the Thomson-Houston Co.,
Lynn, Mass., and has just refused a very good of
fer from another company.
’9l. F. N. Weidner has just accepted a very
good position with the Arnold Electrical Manu
facturing Co., Chester, Pa.
’9O. J. B. Walker expects to take a post gradu
ate course at Johns Hopkins next year.
’B7. W. F. White is manager of the Omaha,
Nebraska, office of the Edison & Thompson-
Houston Electric companies and has also been
elected one of the five directors of the Omaha
Electric Light Co., now owning a plant whose
cost was over one million dollars.
’76. B. F. Keller, a practicing lawyer in Wash
ington, D. C., was recently elected Secretary and
Treasurer of the Tidewater Coal & Coke Co.,
Bramwell, W. Va.
’69. W. M. Stackhouse has recently been elect
ed Prothonotary of Bucks county, Pa.
Mrs. S. S. Pague, wife of Lieut. Pague the
former commandant, and a great friend of many
of the old students, is visiting her mother at Co
lumbia, Pa.
Mr. J. H. Root, instructor in mathematics,
severed his connection with this college at the close
of the present year and will accept in the fall a
similar position in University of North Dakota, at
Grand Forks.
Prof. Louis H. Barnard of this institution who
has been in Europe for some time past, and who
for the last month has been visiting the different
cities on the continent has returned to England
and is at present residing in London.