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'9o. W. B. Jackson has charge of placing the
State Mining Exhibit in the museum provided for
it here at the College,
'BB. Harry Patterson was home for the holidays
'B7. W. B. White's New Years present was a
promotion. He is now superintendent of the
Power and Mining departments of the General
Electric Company, with headquarters at Chicago,
111. His territory is west of the Mississippi.
W. A. Silliman, '94, W. H. Rebhun, '94,
H. L. Wishart, '95 and F. A. Robinson, '97 rep
resented Pa., Alpha Zeta chapter at the conven
tion of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity held
at Pittsburg Pa., during vacation.
S. W. Suter, a former preparatory student, is
winning laurels as a football player. He is a fresh
man at Washington and Jefferson, and his work on
their team last season was very favorably spoken
Ex-Senator H. P. Packer, of Wellsborough
was a vistitor at the College just before the holi
Hon. John A. Woodward was a visitor on Jan.
Isth. Trustee Joel Herr, of Cedar Springs, also
visited the College on a tour of inspection during
the opening days of the term
"Please excuse," he wrote,
'.The hurried shortness of this note,
But studies so demand attention
That I have barely time to mention,
That I am well, and add that I
Lack funds ; please send mo some. Good by.
Your loving son."
Ile signed his name.
And hastened to—the football game.
A Gun Club has been formed at Wesleyan
The Pennsylvania and Cornell annual eight
oared race will be rowed on the Delaware river
THE FREE LANCE
There are graduates from forty three colleges at
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The students of Vassar have offered a prize of
twenty dollars to the person writing the best nov
el with a Vassar girl as a heroine,
Under the mistletoe
IVith coy and winsome grace,
She stood with cheeks aglow.
Under the mistletoe.
I wondered if she so
On purpose took her place
Under the mistletoe
'With coy and winsome grace.
A student at the University of Chicago having
more than thirty absences during the year is re
quired to carry an extra study the next year.
The college yell is a purely American invention
and is unknown in other countries. In England
the students simply cheer or scream the name of
their college or university ; no attempt is made at
a rhythmical measured yell as in this country.
The Swarthmore Pheenix says: "Next year we
shall have a much harder struggle forthe State cup,
as State College is already inciting her men to
train harder and more faithfully than ever before.
It behooves us, then, to begin our work early, so
that when fine weather returns we shall not look
back regretting that we did not begin work
THEN AND NOW
Gay and festive summer girl,
Blessings on the day I met you,
Never more can I forget you,
Old and musty,
Dry and dusty,
Staid and sombre college books.
Now that I again have met you,
All too quickly I forgot you,
College books. —Dickinaottian
Yale, Harvard, Brown, Princeton, Leland
Stanford, Cornell, University of Wisconsin, and
University of Michigan now publish daily papers,
and the University of Pennsylvania will begin the
publication of one soon.