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—May 29th Col. French gave an interesting
and instructive lecture, with stereoptioan views
of Alaska, in the chapel, for the benefit of the
new Y. M. C. A. building. The lecture was
given by Mr. French without any expense to
—Robert Mathias, J. L. Harris and B. .T.
Bowen have been elected by the Y. M. C. A. as
delegates to the World's Student Conference at
Northfield, Mass., which takes place the first
week in July. Besides these men quite a num
ber are expecting to go who will pay their own
--The students of the technical courses nro
remaining for the two weeks summer school.
They work 81 hours daily and have practicums,
according to their several courses, of surveying,
forging, pattern making, molding iron, chip.
ping and filling, machine work, machine design,
and inspection of mines.
—A good foot ball schedule has been arrang•
ed for next Fall ; about halt' of the games are
to be played on our grounds. The manager is
to be congratulated upon the good selection of
teams and also upon having so many on our
grounds as we are often compelled to play
greater number of games upon opponent's
—At an athletic meeting it was decided to
start a training table for the foot ball team at
the beginning of the Fall term. In order to
raise money the students were asked to give that
which was left of their damage deposit, which
proposition was assented to by the majority.
This means a small amount from each student
but it will be a greathelp to the team.
—The Saturday night newspaper club has
adopted a constitution and elected the follow
ing officers for the ensuing year : •
President, . . . Prof. Sparks.
Ist Vice " . . . Prof. Garver.
2nd" " . . . Prof. Foss.
3d " ". . . Prof. Ihlseng.
Secretary and Treasurer, Dr. Runkle.
THE FREE LANCE.
—A large number of State College•people at
tended the opera, "Paul Jones," given at Belle
fonte, June let, by the Bellefonte Opera Com
pany. All who attended spoke in glowing
terms of the opera. The chorus girls wore our
College colors, blue and white.
—The Adelphi club have elected the follow
ing officers : President, Prof. H. J. Waters ;
Secretary, H. G. Fleck ; Treasurer, J. E. Sny
der ; Executive Committee, Prof. H. J. Waters ;
H. G. Fleck, J. E. Snyder, J. M. Wolfe, T. R.
Beyer, R. B. Greer, D. L. Patterson. The fol.
lowing Juniors were elected members : A. C.
Hoy, R. F. Kelker Jr., W. W. Greenland, W. C.
Smith, B. F. Fisher Jr., and O. M. McKee.
—The Young Men's Christian Association is
to have a building of their own upon the
college campus in the very near future. The
movement came to a climax May 26th,
when a mass meeting was held in the chapel for
the purpose of placing the matter before the
students. Addresses were made by President
Atherton, Rev. Wood!e, of Altoona and Gilbert
Before the close of the meeting the students
met together by classes to talk the matter over
and to see if any were willing to s:art the sub
scription list. In ten minutes it, was announced
that $3,885 had been raised among the students
present. Since then the amount has steadily in
creased until now between six and 'seven thou
sand dollars has been subscribed. •
At a meeting of the Trustees of the College a
site west of the armory was granted to the asso
ciation. Committees have been appointed to
solicit subscriptions during vacation. Gen.
James A. Beaver, of Bellefonte, having been
The motto of the young men is "Aim High."
Their aim is $lOO,OOO, and no subscription is to
be binding until $25,000 has been reached.
We feel sure that the building will be a suc
cess and hope that it will be deemed a privilege
for anyone to help in any way such a noble