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graduate work of our great universities is done,
whether it be at Philadelphia or Pittsburg or here.
Again it appears to me that such education
must be offered equally to men and women. I
do not think it at all necessary that co-education
should be conducted at every stage with male and
female students in the same classes. It may be
better where the classes are large, and particularly
in large cities where the supervision of students
is more difficult, that there should be separate
classes for girls and boys in the freshmen, sopho
more and junior years. This may conveniently
be provided for by special colleges annexed to the
university. What is needed is that there should
be an equal extension of college facilities to girls
and boys. It seems further that when the students
have shown themselves of tried and established
character and have gained for themselves the con
fidence of the faculties, they may take their
work together without any risk or detriment,
in the senior classes and in all post-graduate
studies, for here the personal relations grow less
and the purpose and spirit grow stronger.
So that, granted an education is both practical and
liberal, that it is freely offered alike to all without
privilege of class, sex or color, but subject solely to
conditions of character and capacity, it appears to
me that there is no cause before the community
to-day which has a stronger and more urgent
claim for liberal support.
I cannot tell you how happy I am to have been
with you to-day, to see the evidence of the splen
did growth that State College is making, and to
add my mite of testimony and
my voice may have, to strengthen the hold it has
taken upon the people. I shall be more happy if
in any small way I have aided in the efforts that
are being made by the Board and the Faculty of
your college in asserting the claims of the institu
tion until the fullest recognition, shall have been ac-
corded to the importance, nay, the vital necessity
of the work you are doing
The foot-ball season opened with a game be
tween the Toothpicks and the Tumblers, on Beav
er Field, Sept. 29th. Washington and Jefferson
was scheduled to play on our home grounds, but
failing to keep their date, the FREE LANCE mana
gement arranged a game between the Longs, or
Toothpicks, and the Shorts, or Tumblers. The
admission was placed at a low figure, and the pro
ceeds were for the benefit of the LANCE. The .
Tumblers, though of considerable less stature
than the Toothpicks, played an offensive game
throughout. They were valiantly captained by
that sturdy player W. J. Moore, of Altoona,
while H. T. Price, of Allegheny, directed the
movements of the Toothpicks.
The game consisted of thirty minute halves,
while the audience of five hundred kept up a con
tinuous storm of applause. The star players of
the Tumblers were Moore, Kelker, Rice and
Bullard, while Price, Eby, Bone and Menner dis•
tinguished themselves as the champions of the
The brilliant dashes by Rice, and Kelker's fierce
attacks on the Toothpick's line as well as his [nag_
nificent run of fifty yards were prominent features
of the game.
Although the Toothpicks played well and were
valuably assisted by the splendid - tackling of Eby
and Bone, they were no match for the unrivalled
team-work of the Tumblers.
The teams lined up as follows
TOOTH PICKS. POSITION. TUMBLERS
Thomas ' left end Bullard.
Harder ...left tackle McChesney.
Hutchinson left guard Allen.
Sutton centre Clapper.
Keiser right guard Brown.
Taylor right tackle ...Conrail.
Hemphill right end Klock,
Mender quarter back Moore (Capt.)
Price (Capt.) right half back Kelker.
Eby left half back.. Bechtel (Mentzer.).
Bone full back Rice.
Touchdowns :—Rioe 2, Kelker. Goals :—McChes
ney 1. Referee :—B. F. Risher Jr. Umpire :—C. 14,
Tooth Picks 0, Tumblers 14.