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PERSONALS 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. 15th. Frank Hershey, 'O6 was called to his home in Harrisburg on Mon day by the sudden death of his mother. 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 lumbia. 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 Spring. 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 Calorimeter. Kuhn —McFeely 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 first. 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 seventeenth. Carnegie.’’ Mr. Carnegie has since written President Atherton that both Mrs. Carnegie and Mr. John Morley will accompany him. 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 his students. Thanksgiving Hop, 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.