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One of the most pleasant features of this Com
mencement was the great number of alumni who
were present and enjoyed with a number of the
students’ friends the week’s program. Some are
’63, W. W. Mills.
’66, Cyrus Gordon.
’74, W. H. Thompson.
’76, E. L. Orvis.
’79, Frank Knoche, Charles F. Reeves.
’79, Rev. W. N. Foster, F. B. Greenawalt, G.
’BO, J. F. Hickman, Miss E. E. Hunter, Jas.
’Bl, E. R. Chambers, D. O. Etters.
’B2, John M. Dale, Irwin P. McCreary,
’B3, W. E.. Gray.
’B4, Jos. W. Reeves.
’B5, D. C. Jackson, H. C. Rothrock.
*B6, H. J. Patterson.
’BB, Miss C. R. Hunter.
’B9, James Foster, W. B. N. Hawk, J. D. Hunt
er, Miss E. B. Meek, J. B. Struble, R. P. Swank,
J. S. Weller.
’9O, Miss A. D. Ball, G. A. Beaver, W. P.
Brew, H. B. McLean, George R. Meek.
’9l, Arthur G. McKee.
There are six schools in Ireland where Irish is
Yale will hold entrance examinations at thirty
places this year,
The University of Oxford has appliances for
printing 150 different languages.
Oxford will send an eight oared crew to the
World’s Fair to compete with American college
The University of Texas has received a library
of 38,000 volumes referring to China, valued at
nearly $150,000, from Tan Kee, a Chinese
THE FREE LANCE.
L. P. Sheldon, holder of the world’s record
for the standing high jump, enters Yale next fall.
The trustees of the University of Illinois have
appropriated $4OO to the support of their college
In 1850 only one co-educational college exist
ed in the country, at which six women were in at-
The percentage of men attending college in
the United States is more than twice as great as
that in England.
Washington College, in Virginia, has educated
37 governors, 8 United States senators and 31 col
A recent census of the University of Michigan
showed 1,500 Republicans, 900 Democrats and
The captajns of the Yale, Princeton and Col
umbia inter-collegiate athletic teams are all mem
bers of the N. Y. A. C.
Of the 182 daily newspapers in the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland not one
publishes a Sunday edition.
In the last six years, 389 students of the Prus
sian schools have committed suicide on account
of failure in examination.— Ex.
The University of Chicago has begun the grant
ing of scholarships by offering twelve scholarships
to twelve of the high schools of that city.
There will be a meeting at Chicago, in May of
representatives from college fraternities to perfect
plans for a collective exhibit at the World’s. Fair.
The largest library in the world was founded by
Louis XIV. at Paris, and contains 1,400,000 vcr -
umes ’ 75,000 manuscripts, 300,000 maps d
1,800,000 medals and coins.
The management of the Yale Foot-Ball Asso
ciation have presented each member of the team
flags as trophies of the last season. They are of
blue silk, prettily designed and mounted on poles.
The player’s name and position are written on