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THE Sunday chapel exercises fOr the past month have been
very interesting and instructive. It is safe to say, however,
that the older students do not take the interest that was
shown when Dr. Colfelt was here, when it seemed more of a
privilege than a duty to attend. But the selection of divinity
teachers has been. a pleasing one, nevertheless,•consisting of the
Rev. J. W. White, of Milroy, who preached on Oct. 15, from
the text, " Alleluia, for the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth."
His sermon was a forceful presentation of the idea that there is a
divinity in and about us all, and a power not ourselves which
makes for righteousness."
On Sunday, Oct. 22, Prof. Gill delivered a most inspiring ser
mon on, " Getting and Giving," basing his remarks upon the
text, "'Remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, it is
more blessed to give than to receive." The Professor, who is
always good, was at his best, and his discourse was one of Unusual
interest and beauty, showing deep thought and study of the
ethical problems of life.
On Sunday, Oct. 29, the students and friends of the College
had the pleasure of listening to an excellent sermon by the Rev.
Dr. Nathan C. Schaeffer, State Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion. Dr. Schaeffer's subject was the " Human Heart," or the
" Inner;',Life of Man." We print elsewhere a brief of his inter
Rev. Allan Sheldon Woodle, of. St. John's Rectory, Altoona,
who was to have preached on Nov. ia, was detained by unfore
seen circumstances and there was consequently no chapel on that
The Scientific Association of the College has been holding some
very interesting meetings this year. The first one was held .on
Tuesday, Oct. 3, when Dr. W. J. Keith read a very instructive
paper on " Petroleum and Its Products."