The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, June 01, 1899, Image 17

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    All these things will aid you to be the type of men which State
especially needs for her growth. Form the acquaintance of every
man likely to go to college in your community, and make an
honest effort to have him know the many advantages held forth
at our college. Find out the names of the graduates of your
High Schools and Academies one year in advance of graduation,
and have catalogues sent to probable college students. If local
or city papers attack the College in any way, refute their state
ments when advisable, but be careful of your statements and
composition that you may hit hard and sure. Whenever and
wherever you meet a man, who is an ex-student of State, rap him
on the back and tell him you know him. He won't strike back,
but will be your friend, and State's kinship will grow.
" No man has a right, moral or otherwise, to attend a college,
receiving the benefits it offers, and do nothing in return for hiS
Alma Mater. A man who will go back• on his college lacks the
true ring, and is made of a material similar to traitors in national
affairs. He is a man likely not to honor his father and his
mother. Uphold State wherever you go, and you will find the
students crowding the College's capacity.
" Yours always for State and the fellows of State."
J. FRANK SHIELDS, '92.
WE make one more appeal the Alumni in behalf of the
athletics of the college. The Advisory Committee, of the
Alumni Association made a proposition to the students
that if they (the students) would pay up the debts of the Athletic
Association, which was something over $300.00, that the Alumni
Association would try to keep" it out to debt. Acting upon this
the students gave the balance of their damage deposits to the
Association, and the required amount was assured. It now re
mains for the Alumni to fulfill their part. To do this they have
circulated the following paper:
" We the undersigned agree to pay twenty-five dollars ($25)
each toward an Alumni Athletic Endowment Fund of The Penn
sylvania State College. The income of the Fund to be used for
the encouragement and support of the Student Athletics and to
be expended as may be directed by a Committee of the Alumni
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