The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, April 01, 1894, Image 13

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    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 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.
—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.