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Ex-'92. D. L, Sommerville is now located at Jersey Shore, Pa. '92. J. F. Shields has been made a professor of mathematics in the Adelphi Academy, Brook lyn.. '92. T. 0. Glenn, who next year. will be grad uated as a medical .student at the University of Cincinnati, is at home for the summer vacation. '9o. P. G. Gossler has found it necessary to give up his post-graduate work at Columbia Col lege, as his entire services have been required by the United Light and Power Co. Ex-'B9. J. F. L. Morris, one of the founders of the FREE LANCE, is now taking a 'course in the law school at Dickinson college. Ex-'BB. H. H. Pennabaker is employed and has interests in some copper mines in North Carolina 'B9. W. B. N. Hawk has left the Cambria Iron Co., to accept the position assistant chemist with the Johnson Co., Johnstown, Pa. 'B5. The Stanley Electric Co., Pittsfield Mass., of which C. C. Chesney is an electrical engineer and a stockholder, is contemplating large exten sions during the present year. 'B2. J. G. White has united with 0, T. Crosby under the name of White, Crosby and Co:, and Electrical engineers and contractors. M. J. Thompson, instructor in mathematics was visited by his cousin Rev. E W. Thompson, of Havana, 111. He was highly delighted with the college and its surroundings. It is very seldom that five men of a class of four years' graduation gather together at such a com paratively unimportant event as a handicap meet ing, yet such was the case when five '9O men ; Walker, Jackson, Leyden, McLean and Beaver assembled on Beaver Field, April 28th. An im promptu class meeting was held, and it was unani mously decided that the first named gentleman should set it up to the Crowd.' THE FIZEE LANCE. Judge John M. Greer, of Butler, Penna., gave the college a short visit during the first part of this month. Judge Greer'is a warm friend of the institution and we are always glad to have him with us. Tne members of the Greek fraternities in the colleges number rbooo. The largest University in the world is at Cairo It has ro,ooo students. It. was founded A. D 964 Three American girls have entered the Univer sity of Gottingen by special permission of the German government. At Boston University the faculty has voted to permit work on the college paper to count as work in the course, allowing seven hours per week to the managing editor and two hours to each of his assistants. Cornell has been presented with a McEwen zoo horse power steam engine, for use in driving elec trical machinery, where exact speeds are essential. The engine is guaranteed not to vary one revolu tion per minute under any load. The Freshmen of Midland college have adopted the following class yell : "Rah! Rah ! Rah ! Class of '97 ! When we leave the earth we ex pect to go to heaven !" "Expect"—These men ought to remember that there is a verse about the Freshman who was too green to burn, yet old Satan is as fond of Freshmen as Seniors or any • other class of men. An Inter-collegiate debating union is being or ganized by the leading colleges of the country. We have our Inter-collegiate foot-ball, base-ball And athletic contests,—physical contests and the colleges are bropght into spiritual contact through the college V. M. C. A. Why not than •have our intellectual contests ? There is no reason why we should not. COLLEGE ORBIT.