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addition to the full Mining Engineering
course, two short courses have been put into oper
ation with a view etch to reach certain require
ments. • One is a two years course of instruction
in the principles of mining and treatment of ores,
coal and other minerals; it also includes assay
ing, surveying and mathematics. Candidates for
admission to this course must pass an examination
in algebra to quadratics. The other course is
intended to accommodate any who can devote
twelve weeks to the theory of mining and mining
machinery and is expected to satisfy the desires
of ambitious miners seeking to improve their con
dition. Both courses, especially the latter, will
fill long felt wants m this State. The twelve
weeks course will be of great advantage to miners
from the great coal fields to the west of us, as
well as from all parts of the State, and we would
be glad to see them among us.
—At the meeting of the Athletic Association
February Gth, a vote of thanks was tendered Gen.
Beaver and Capt. Roberts for their kind services
in helping us with our grand stand last year. It
was also voted that. the secretary express to the
State Senate appropriation committee our appre
ciation of their kind work in behalf of our athlet
ics. The following amendments to the constitu
tion were adopted unanimously
ARTICLE W.—Government of Football Department
SEC. I. This department shall be governed by a board
of directors composed of three elected members, the cap
tain and coach members ex.othclo, and the manager a lay
SEC. .11, The Athletic Association shall at the beginning
of the winter term elect a manager and commit tee of the
SEC. 111. On the Saturday following Thanksgiving day
the team shall elect a captain for the next season.
Sm. IV. The word team wherever used shall mean the
regular players and subs.
SEC. V. The duties of the board of directors shall be to
select the team and the elected members together with the
conch shall advise with the captain in the placing of the
men and the elected committee together with the coach
shall act as an advisory committee to the manager.
Sko. IV. Unchanged•
SEC. I. All departments of athletics sball be advised on
important points by an advisory committee of alumni.
THE FR.EE LANCE.
SEC. 11. Said advisory committee shall be composed of
five members of the alumni the chairman of which
must be a resident of State College.
SEC. 111. Said committee shall be elected by the athletic
association at the beginning of each winter term.
Sec. IV. The duties of this committee shall be to devise
ways and means for raising funds for the development of
several branches of athletics.
Saa. V. Said committee shall have control of the dire°.
tion in which all funds raised by it shall be used, and the
athletic association shall disburse all such funds according
to directions so given.
—Prof. Hoskins has completed the measure
ments of the Freshmen class and reports the fol-
Capacity of lungs,
Strength of back,
Strength of legs,
Strength of right forearm,
Strength of left forearm,
Tallest man in class, J. F. AV. Harris, 73.9 in
Heaviest man in class, F. Y. Beers, 224.3 lb.
Best development,J. IV. Shaffer,
Best development in strength, J. A. Dunsmore.
The class is ten months older, on the average,
than last year's Freshmen were at the same time.
It is also 1.4 inches taller, and is 3 per cent. above
the average of last year's class in general develop.
ment. The average total strength is Ito lb lower
than last year's class. Prof. Hoskins, says the
class is rich in Athletic material and hopes to
bring a great deal of it out.
18 yrs io mos.
68. i in.
i 0.6 in.
235 cu. In.