The Free lance. (State College, Pa.) 1887-1904, June 01, 1899, Image 26

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    BYRON W. KING, Principal of the Byron W. King School of
Oratory, assisted by his wife, the " Queen " of Elocutionists,
entertained a large audience in the College Chapel, Saturday
evening, June 'loth. The audience was a very attentive one, and
both speakers were heartily applauded. This is the second time
the Y. M. C. A. has secured his services, and each time his hear
ers have given him the highest praise:
On June 7th the local society, Phi Delta Epsilon was initiated
as the Kappa Chapter into the general fraternity of the Phi Sigma
Kappa. The initiation ceremonies were conducted by Dr. John A.
Cutter of New York City, and after the initiation a banquet was
held in their chapter house.
The Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity was founded at the Massa
chusetts Agricultural College in 1873. The insignia of the
Fraternity are an onyx ring upon which is engraved their arbi
trary characters resembling T's, and a monogram badge of the
Greek letters P. 27. K. The following is the roll of chapters:—
Massachusetts Agricultural College.
Union University.
Cornell University.
West Virginia University.
College of the City of New York.
University of Maryland.
Columbia University.
Stubens Institute of Technology.
The Pennsylvania State College.
Together with the following clubs:—
The New York Club.
The Boston Club.
On Monday night of Commencement week after the Junior Ora
torical Contest, the following Fraternities tendered a reception to
their many friends at their respective chapter houses—Beta Theta
Pi, Sigma Chi, Kappa Sigma, Phi Kappa Sigma, and Phi Sigma
Kappa. The evening was spent in dancing, and serving light
refreshments. The patronesses of the several receptions are: