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H. R. Nelson, ’Ol returned to
College for a few days this week.
Professor Willard was called to
Baltimore on Sunday last, by the
death of Mrs. Willard’s sister.
E. S. Bums and C. Whynne, both
of Bucknell, witnessed the State —
West Virginia game here on Oct.
Frank Hershey, 'O6 was called
to his home in Harrisburg on Mon
day by the sudden death of his
G. M. Sellers, ex-’O3, and a gradu
ate of the Columbia School of Mines,
has returned to State College to finish
his thesis. This is necessary before
he can receive his diploma from Co
Prof. Pattee, head of the Depart
ment of English, has taken a short
vacation in order to visit his old col
lege of Dartmouth. The corner
stone of Dartmouth Hall is to be
laid this week. The original build
ing, which was the oldest at Dart
mouth, was destroyed by fire last
Mr. R. E. Stallings has returned
from a month’s vacation spent at his
home in Salisbury, N. C. Mr.
Stallings has been transferred from
the position of Assistant Chemist of
the Experiment Station to that of
Assistant in Animal Nutrition, and
during the remainder of the year
will devote his entire time to the in
vestigations with the Respiration
Cards announcing the marriage of
Miss Anna L. McFeely to William
S. Kuhn, both of Pittsburg, have
been received by friends in State
College. Mr. Kuhn is a brother of
Lewis O. Kuhn, 'O5. He himself
was a student at this college during
the year of 1901-02 and made many
acquaintances, who wish him all
kinds of joy and success.
The Republican Rally.
State College was the scene of
considerable enthusiasm last Friday
evening when the Republicans held
a great rally. Led by the State
College and Lemont bands, the sup
porters of Roosevelt and Fairbanks
paraded the streets and finally as
sembled in the old Chapel. The
chairman, Mr. W. L. Foster, called
the meeting to order shortly after
eight and introduced Judge Love.
Mr. Love in a well delivered oration
spoke to some extent on the duties
and responsibilities of citizenship and
exhorted every man to think for
himself in questions of politics.
Judge Love was followed by ex-
Judge Furst who, after congratula
ting the student body on the oppor
tunities which they possess as stu
dents at State College, discussed the
question of tariff and protec'.lcn of
home industries. The last speaker
of the evening was Col. Coburn,who
made an earnest appeal for the sup
port of the County as well as the
national ticket. The meeting was
fairly well attended by both the stu
dents and the town people.
Berzelius Chemical Society.
The Berzelius Chemical Society,
the reorganization of which has been
in progress for some time past, cele
brated its first complete meeting
with a suppers at Harrison’s Bakery
on Thursday evening, Oct. 20th.
The Society is composed of Senior
and Junior chemists, twenty-four of
whom were seated at the festive
board. Drs. Pond, Tuttle, Clark,
Wyman and Messrs. Churchill and
Shoffstall were present. Alex. Hart,
’O5 acted as toastmaster and called
on the following to respond to toasts:
Dr. Pond, E. G. Bashore, Dr. Tut
tie, C. R. Oberfell, Mr. Churchill,
J. J. Morgan, W. C. Cope, and R.
H. Aungst. It is the intention of
the Society to have supper at least
once a month, and it is hoped that
they will all be as enjoyable as the
Carnegie and the Governor.
Arrangements have been com
pleted by which Governor Penny
packer and Mr. Andrew Carnegie
will be present at the dedication of
the new library on Nov. 18. For
some time past ii had been thought
doubtful if Mr. Carnegie could be
here but according to a telegram re
ceived by Dr. Atherton and here
given he will come.
“Shall attend. Arrive evening
Mr. Carnegie has since written
President Atherton that both Mrs.
Carnegie and Mr. John Morley will
Dictionaries in the Class Room
Professor Espenshade’s students
have purchased a new Webster’s In
ternational Unabridged Dictionary
and have placed it in Room 567 for
the use of his classes. Messrs.
Funk & Wagnalls, publishers of the
Standard Dictionary, have also
very generously given a new “Stu
dent’s Standard” to be used in the
same room. Such books of refer
ence are almost indispensable to stu
dents in their English work. About
a hundred students will have almost
daily access to these dictionaries.
Professor Pattee has also placed a
new Webster’s International Diction
ary in his class-room for the use of
Friday, Nov. 18th, has been defi
nitely settled as the date for the an
nual Thanksgiving Hop. That week
will_ be a gala one for State College.
Quite a number of the fraternities
will give dances on Thursday, the
17th. On Friday the dedication of the
new Carnegie Library takes place,
with the Hop in the evening. On
Saturday we will have a fitting
wind up in the football game of
State vs. Geneva on Beaver Field.