The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, April 01, 1894, Image 14

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    —Editor-in-chief Burkett reports that the '95
La Vie has gone to press. From all indications
the illustration will be up to the standard of last
year's volume, while it is expected that in literary
merit it will surpass any previous edition. It will
be out about the middle of May.
—The annual meeting of the Pennsylvania In
ter-Collegiate Oratorical Union was held at Allen
town, Saturday, February 24th. The two liter
ary societies decided not to send a delegate, and
State was therefore not represented. Mr. W. A.
Silliman, '94, was re-elected a member of the ex
ecutive committee.
---The Sphinx Chess Club has been reorganized
under favorable auspices. The officers are; H.
E. Dunkle '93, president; R. B. Greer, '95, secre
tary and
. treasurer. The members are: M. E.
McDonald, '96, Prof. Willard, NV. H. Rebhun,
'94, G. E. Snyder '95, W. K. Gibboney '95, J.
W. Miller '97, R. B. Greer '95 and H. E. Dunkle
—Owing to the unfortunate demise of the "400"
the base ball committee took in hard that most
delightful event "the 400" Bal Masque. The
perfect success of the undertaking was marred by
the non-arrival of a number of costumes that had
been ordered. A very enjoyable evening was
spent Friday, March znd. Music by college or
—At an athletic meeting held Monday evening,
March 19, Mr. J. B. White '94, was regularly
elected State's memberof the executive committee
of the Inter-Collegiate Athletic Association of
Pennsylvania. The same evening the medals,
won at the winter athletic. meeting in the
armory, were presented by Prof. Waters with an
appropriate speech.
A communication from Prof. Sparks was read,
offering a silver cup to be given to the member
of the base ball team having the highest batting
average during the regular schedule of games
his Spring. The offer was accepted with a rous
ting vote of thanks.
—The base ball schedule,which by an oversight
was omitted in last month's LANCE, has been
changed slightly and now stands as follows. The
unusual number of games on the home grounds
is exceedingly gratifying.
April 14, Harrisburg League, at State College.
April 21, Altoona League, at State College.
April 25, University of Virginia, at Charlotts
ville Va.
April z 6, Washington & Lee at Lexington, Va.
April 27, A. M., Virginia Military Institute, at
Lexington, Va.
April 27, P. M., Staunton Athletic Association,
at Staunton, Va.
April 28, Richmond College, at Richmond, Va.
May 5, open.
May 12, Dickinson, at State College.
May IS, Gettysburg, at Getttysburg.
May 19, Dickinson, at Carlisle.
May 23. Washington and Jefferson, at State
College. •
May 30, A. M. and P. M., Demorest, at Will
May 31, Cuban Giants, at State College
June 2, Gettysburg, at State College.
June 12, Alumni, at State College.
June 13, Demorest at State College.
—The annual convention of the Inter-Collegiate
Athletic Association of Pennsylvania, was held
Saturday March 3rd, in the parlors of the Bing : .
ham House, Philadelphia. Owing to a mistake
in the time at which the meeting should have
been called, only four colleges had representa
tives present :—Swarthmore, Gettysburg, Lehigh
and State. The delegates elected officers as fol
lows: President, Swarthmore; Vice President,
Lafayette ; Secretary, Lehigh; and Treasurer,
Gettysburg. It is•the custom to elect the college
to the position and then let the college choose
the man. The next business was to choose a
place of meeting. Swarthmore proposed and
very ably defended Philadelphia, while State of
fered her own grounds. A vote was taken which
was a tie. It was decided that the secretary