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PHILADELPHIA CLUB RECEPTION.
The Philadelphia club held a re
ception to its new members at Har
rison’s on Friday evening, October
7. Twenty-six were present to
enjoy this first meeting of the year.
A Scranton club was organized
last Saturday evening, consisting of
the following men : E. R. Rafter,
’O6, M. R. Roper, ’O6; W. W.
Berry, ’O6 ; J. B. Smith, ’O7 ; R.
C. Rittenhouse, ’O7 ; E. Powell,
’O7 ; E. A. Wilker, ’08; A. Saxe,
’OB ; W. Vetter, ’08; D. A. Elias,
’OB. The officers elected were : E.
R. Rafter, president; W. W. Ber
ry, secretary; R. C. Rittenhouse,
On Friday evening, October 7, a
meeting was called for the purpose
of uniting the students from the
Capitol city in an organization to
be known as the Harrisburg Club.
Officers were elected as follows:
Fritchey, ’O5, president; Kline, ’O6,
vice-president; Arnold, ’O6, treasu
rer, and Evans, ’O7, secretary.
Plans for the coming year were dis
cussed and adopted. Those present
were Groff, Kline, Arnold, Spicer,
Fritchey, Keet, Gerhardt, Evans,
Fairlamb, Meckley, Morrow, Ruth
erford, Snavely, Peny, Quickly and
THE WILKES-BARRE CLUB
On Saturday evening the Wilkes-
Barre club was organized with a
membership of twenty men, their
names being as follows: Will
Kaiser, Harry Frederick, E. N.
Goodman, C. W. Hubbell, J. R.
Sherrah, John Kaiser, R. E. Coop
er, D. E. Washburn, Clifford Wil
liams, R. Ausart, E. F. Hay, Ray
Stahl, N. G. Barrett, Tom Mason,
Fred Garrahan, G. E. Cohen, D.
F. Evans, A. Davis, W. R. Gordon
and Henry Morgan.
The following officers were elect
ed : Harr}' Frederick, president ;
John Kaiser, vice-president; Gus
tav E. Cohen, secretary; E. F.
Another meeting will be held this
week iu order to give those who
have not yet joined a chance to do
TI-IE LITERARY CLUB
The Riterary club held the first
meeting of the year on Monday
evening, at the home of Professor
George C. Butz. Mr. E. E. Cal
kins read the paper of the evening
on the subject, “The Wordsworth
of French Art.” The paper dealt
with the life, work, and place in
French Art of Jean Francois Mil
ler. A discussion of the question,
“What is a Practical Education ?”
was lead by Professor A. H. Espen
C. E. SOCIETY.
The Electrical Engineering So
ciety held its second meeting of the
year Wednesday evening, Oct. 5,
Engineering Building. The fol
lowing -papers were read and dis
cussed : Simultaneous Telegraphy
and Telephony, by G. R. Christ
man ; Electrical Equipment of the
Astor Hotel, New York, by Myron
Creese; Smelting of Row Grade
Iron Ore by the Electric Furnace,
by T. H. Arnold, and Thawing Out
Frozen Water Pipes by Electricity,
by R. H. Elliott. Prof. Jackson
gave an interesting talk on an im
proved elevator which is on exhibi
The invitation of the Junior
Electricals to dine at Harrison’s on
Saturday evening was accepted.
The officers of the society are:
G. R. Christman, president; H. R.
Frederick, secretary, and H. E.
The Senior and Junior Miners are
contemplating the organization of a
Mining Engineering Society.
AS WE PASS.
Dr. Clark (in Chemistry Rab.) :
“Why, sir, for such a recitation as
that I can give you nothing but
absolute zero, sir, absolute zero !”
Sophomore (in an undertone) :
“Whew ! and that means —273 !”
A BLUFF CALLED
Student (bluffing in Geology) :
“This molten interior gives rise to
gasses (pause) ”
Professor—“ Yes ; you are giving
a good example of that, but —’ ’
The student sat down amidst vio
TO SEE A GAME,
Two of our foot-ball enthusiasts
encountered a novel experience as
a result of their desire to see the
Bucknell-Indian game at Williams
port last Saturday. On their re
turn home they missed the train at
Rock Haven. As a last resort they
boarded a freight, which landed
them in Milesburg about midnight,
from which place they walked to
Bellefonte. In order to be present
at inspection they drove the remain
ing twelve miles early Sunday
The first of the series of dinners
and smokers to be held by the Elec
trical Engineering Society was giv
en at Harrison’s last Saturday even
ing by the Juniors. The members,
forty-five in number, sat down to
the tables at half-past nine. After
dinner smoking was indulged iu
and the following in order respond
ed to toasts: Eshleman, Foltz,
Prof. Jackson, Rainey, Meyers,
Dennington, Stewart, G. R. Christ
man, Perry and Kline. J. C. Chris
man acted as toastmaster.