The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, April 01, 1894, Image 13
Stolen' bases. Mattern, White, Musser, Stuart 2, Thomas 2, Fisher 2, Prise, Corbett 3, Dixon. Struck out, Stuart 2, Thomas, Fisher, Price, Corbett, Dixon 1, McCormick 3, Klock 3, Quigley, Veit, Banks. Base on balls, Stuart. Passed bails. Fisher 3, Barndol• lar 2. Hit by pitcher, Barndoilar. Wild pitches, Stuart 2. Um pire, McLean, '9O, P. S. C. —A new Heine safety boiler of Iso H. P. has been installed in the boiler room of the Engineer ing Building. • —A delightful reception was given by Prof. and Mrs. Sparks to the 0 K2' fraternity, at their home, Friday evening, March 9th. --Director Hoskins deserves credit for his perseverance in training men for the Inter-Colle giate meet. A first-class team may be expected to enter the sport. —Mr. J. F. Gray, representing John T. Bailey & Co., of Philadelphia, was at the College March r4th and isth with athletic goods. He was well patronized. -Every pleasant Sunday this month, the stu dents have been gathering trailing arbutus, which is very plentiful here. Sometimes they return to tell thrilling snake stories. —On the irth of April, after the severe snow storm, large numbers of robins flocked near the main building looking for food. They Were fed by the students until they were able to find suffi cient food for themselves. —The Class of '97 had a pleasant surprise when they returned from their Easter vacation. F. J. Beers, ex-'97 of Emporia, Florida, sent them two boxes of oranges. Such fine oranges as they were, are seldom seen in the North. THE FREE LANCE. —The Junior orators from '95 have been an nounced. They are : Regular; Horton, Burkett, Beaver, Grey, Keefer, Whitten. Alternates, Pat- . terson, MacDonald, Mathias. —The schedule for recitations and praCticum for this term is a model of clearness and simplic ity and by fai the easiest to understand that has been arranged. The committee having the work in hand certainly deserve credit. -The Washington Literary Society has elected the following officers: W. A. Silliman '94, Pres. ; W. J. Moore '95, Vice Pres. ; G. H. Seibert '95, Treasurer; H. G. Peffer '95, Librarian; A. W. Smitl• '96, Cur. Sec.; G. Thomas. '96, Rec. Secretary. —The Senior military hop was held in the Col lege armory on Friday, April 20. The hall was well filled and the hop enjoyed by all present. This is the first military hop and it is hoped that it will not be the last. Musk by Stopper and Fisk, of Williamsport. —Gen. B. F. Fisher, of Philadelphia, gave a very interesting lecture in the chapel April z4th, for the benefit of the Foot Ball t am. The Gener al related incidents of the Civil war, especially of his confinement in Libby prison, and of his escape. He held the attention of his hearers from the.time he started until he closed. Those who failed to attend missed a great treat. —We are pleased to note the increasing inter est displayed by the citizens of the State in the College, and particularly, in our Mining Depart ment recently established. In addition to the fifty-three contributions al ready announced during the present school year, two very valuable collections have been donated. One, a comprehensive collection of Berks county minerals from Dr. D. Heber Plank, of Morgans town, a former P. S. C. student, and Dr. John Schenfeldt, of Reading, Pa. These are being in stalled among the World's Fair exhibit in the Mining Museum.