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student here last year, has returned to take up other studies in
the Agricultural Department.
E. C. Hughes, 'O2, and R. L. Streeter, 'O3, attended the Dis
trict Y. M. C. A. Convention, held at Milton, October 13-14, as
delegates from the College Association.
Since our last issue the following students have entered State:
J. E. Aikens,
R. McD. Huber,
Chas. N. Norris,
E. M. Krug, Gen. Sci.,
P. C. Kunkle, Lat. Sci. (re-entered),
W. A. Maxwell, Min. Eng., "
Mr. Carl Becker, teacher of History and • Political Science, is
giving a new elective course. This course will deal with the
territorial expansion of the United States, in chronological order,
investigating the method of acquisition, constitutional discussions
that occurred, and the law and practice with reference to the gov
ernment of such acquisitions. •
Under the efficient management of Commandant T. H. Talia
ferro, the equipment of the Cadet Battalion has been thoroughly
overhauled, and put in better condition. A full complement of
new swords for the officers has been procured, together with new
bugles, drumheads, belt and belt plates as far as necessary. The
prospects are also good for an issue of an additional supply of
rifles from the War Department.
The German class room has lately received two fine wall maps
illustrating the development of the German people during the
period of the Reformation and of the Thirty Years' War.
The Engineering Library has placed upon its shelves quite a
number of new books on Electrical Engineering, including a
complete set of the Transactions of the American Institute of
Electrical Engineering, and the files of the Electrical World from
its second volume to date.
The General Library has received a copy of J. L. Smith's
beautiful new wall map of Pennsylvania, and a new map of
Southern Africa, showing the seat of the, present war.