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dition and was not paying running expenses. The
road has been gradually put in good shape, the
power station has been placed in thorough repair
and the road is now paying all current expenses.
It is expected that seven miles of new track will be
added to the road within a year, and Mr. Camp
has thefull confidence of the directorsof the road.
’9O. F. A. Bryan has left the Edison General
Electric Co. at Chicago and is at present with his
mother and sister at Colorado Springs.
’9O. H. R. Leyden is still stationed at Chicago,
and has been appointed superintendent of all
the underground wiring at the Columbian Worlds’
’9O. W. Hi Walker has just returned from a
years’ study in Germany. He went to Goettingen,
one of the leading German universities, with a
determination to make the best possible use of his
time ; in consequence of which he has brought
back with him, honors which are rarely given even
to students who have pursued their studies there
during a much longer period. He studied Chem
istry under Prof. Wallach, Mineralogy under Prof.
Liebisch, and Physics under Prof. Riecke, and
was given the degrees: Masterol Arts and Doctor
of Philosophy, "Magna cum laude." Besides ac
complishing so much in his studies he spent some
time in the principle cities of Germany, visited
many n.oted mines and made several geological
’B9. Jas, Foster has returned to his home in
town and is making a short stay with his parents.
’B9 J. P. Jackson and ’94. John White spent
their vacation in Baltimore at work on the White
’B9. Struble together with Mock and Wilson ’9O
are still in the employ of the Union Switch and
Signal Co. They are stationed in New York City,
and are all holding responsible positions,
and are making rapid progress.
’B9. J. P. Jackson has been offered the chair of
Electrical engineering at Perdue University, Indi
THE FREE LANCE.
ara, but concluded to remain at this institution,
having been appointed assistant professor of Elec
'BB. G. C. McKee and ’9l. A. G. McKee have
both returned to their homes in town from
their former positions at Seattle and Chicago.
Ex-’BB. Geo. Bush is playing foot ball this fall
with the Detroit Athletic Club, a team which in
tends taking an extensive eastern trip, being one
of the best teams in the West. Bush is being
played as centre rush.
’B6. H. J. Patterson, Chemist of the Maryland
Experimental station, has been appointed director
pro tern of that station and has been strongly
pushed for the permanent position.
’B6. H. B. McDowell, M. D. has been trans
ferred from the chair of Agricultural Chemistry to
that of Chemistry in the Maryland Agricultural
College in consequence of a reorgaization of the
’B2. J. G. White has obtained an electric railway
contracts of over sixty miles of track in the city of
Howard Pennabacker, a former student of this
institution, is engaged in copper mining in North
Dr. G. G. Pond acted as instructor in organic
chemistry in the Summer School of Science at
Prof. Waters’ services have been secured by As
sistant Commissioner Woodward of the Pennsyl
yania World’s Fair Commission in the prepara
tion of the Agricultural Exhibit.
Franklin E. Tuttle who for some time past has
been instructor in Chemistry and Mineralogy at
this place, sailed for Europe at the close of last
term. He is now taking a course of advanced
study at the University of Gottingen, Germany.
Prof. Barnard in his trip to Europe last summer
spent most of his time in London and its vicinity,
chiefly in Surrey, Kent and Sussex. He returned
in the Etruria which left Liverpool on the 10th of