The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, April 01, 1894, Image 17

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    '93. J. G. Walsh is now practicing his profes
sion at Wayne, Delaware Co., Pa.
'93. E. P. Butts, during the past year an assist
ant in the Civil Engineering Dept., has gone on
a visit to Massachusetts.
Ex•'96. L. S. Johnson is filling a lucrative po
sition with one of Philadelphia's leading tea coin-
'92. M. S. McDowell lifter spending a pleasant
visit during vacation week with his fraternity men
returned to Baltimore to resume his work.
'9l. D. M. Taylor is stationed at Toledo, Ohio,
as draftsman for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
'u'. C. M. Green is now located with the Ells
worth Electric Co., Me. He holds the position
of Assistant Treasurer, and is not the secretary
and manager as misstated in a former edition.
'9o. H. R. Leyden attended the Senior's Spring
'9o. J. C. Mock is located in Boston with the
Union Switch and Signal Co.
'9o. Gilbert A. Beaver assisted John R. Mott
in conducting the State Convention of College
Young Men's Christian Associations held at this
place from April i9th to 23rd.
'B7. W. F. White is employed by the General
Electric Co., at Chicago, 111.
'6B. T. B. Comstock is at present Chancellor
at the University of Arizona.
Of the three thousand students enrolled at the
Univerity of Berlin, eight hundred are Americans.
The University of Michigan sent out a class of
731 last year, the largest ever graduated from an
American University.
Examinations, if a student makes a certain term
grade, say 8o to 90 per cent, are worse than use
less. May the time soon come when Old State
in her rapid growth will reach this point of ad
I wrote a letter to my "best."
Alas I it was a shame,
I sent a copy to the rest
And only changed the n tine.
The first college paper was published at Dart
mouth in the year 'Soo, with amiel Webster • ai
editor. It was called the Gazette.
There were sold in one year in the college
town of New Haven 25,000,000 cigarettes.
IT , wonder how many fools they put to sleep
"Cornell has abolished examinations." This
is the sentence at the head of the department
called "College World' in the Holead of West -
minister. It deserves to be published in every
college periodical.
The Inter-collegiate Young Men's. Christian
Association, started at Princeton sixteen years
ago, has now a membership of 30,000 from 450
American and Canadian colleges, and also has
its agents 'promoting the work among the col
leges of Europe and Asia.
A Georgia editor, in a fit of desperation, dashed
off the following: "The wind bloweth, the water
floweth, the farmer soweth and the subscriber
oweth, and the Lord knoweth we are in need of
our dues, so come a runnin' ere we go a gunnin' ;
this thing of dunnin' gives us the blues."—Ex.
The Editors and Business Manager of the FREE
LANCE say so too. (Ex. Ed.)
The Hampden-Sidney Magazine says in its ex
change: "We regret to see an editorial lament
ing the decline of the literary societies. The
plague seems to be spreading north and south,
east and west, from the accounts of our exchan
ges." We are very sorry to say that the plague
has reached State College and if the literary so
cieties do not take a brace in two more years we
will be lamenting their death,
Four cribs in his pocket and three on his miff,
Some formulas, rules and other small stuff
Tucked up his sleeves with the stolen test,
A text book buttoned beneath his vest
And bookish chum near to assist him,
Behold the effects of the ranking system.