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PERSONALS Kay Brown, ex-’O5, has entered Lehigh University. F. R. McMichael, ex-’OB, prep, is with the Ross Piano Co., Pittsburg. Patterson, ex-’O7, is assistant cash ier of the Landesburg Safe Deposit and Trust Co. P. 0. Ray, instructor in History and Political Economy, has been granted a week’s leave of absence. F. 0. Tawney, ’O7, spent Friday and Saturday of last week with friends in Bellefonte. Walter Chambers, ex-’O6 prep' has a position in the draughting room of the Coal and Iron Company, Du- Bois, Pa. C. D. Conklin, Jr., 'O7, enter tained his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Conklin, of Cheltenham, over Sunday. M. J. Babb, instructor in Mathe matics here, who has a long leave of absence, was in town Tuesday to cast his vote. Engle, ’O6, and Haverstick, ’O7, who have been spending some time at the World’s Fair, St. Louis, have returned to college. Guy L. Mclntyre, ’O7, has left college for a year, having secured a position in the electrical department of the Ohio Steel Co., of Youngs town, Ohio. Mr. Mclntyre expects to re-enter with 1908 next Septem ber. The vacancy made in the Mechan ical Department by the resignation of H. E. Dunkle has been filled by W. E. Sanders. Mr. Sanders graduated from Yale in 1894 with the degree A. B. and from Cornell in 1903 with the degree M. E. Mr. Sanders has had practical experience with the American Steel Wire Co. The energy wasted in postponing until to-morrow the duty of to-day, would do the work, and putting off usually means leaving the work un done. —The Amulet. Alumni Notes. P. J. Morrisey, ’O4, is with the Edison Electric Company, of De troit, Mich. R. L. Cummings, ’O3, has a po sition with the Allis-Chalmers Com pany of Milwaukee, Wis. J. H. Ludwig, ’O4, is engaged by the Cambria Steel Company, of Johnstown, Pa. J. E. Wagner, ’O2, was a visitor at the College last Saturday. Leap Year Dance. Several of the students took ad vantage of the Leap Year Dance which was held in Bellefonte last Friday evening. The boys report having a very pleasant, evening and all join in congratulating the young ladies of Eellefonte upon the success of the affair. Among those who attended are: Messrs. Hoffman, Heinrich, Minick, Geib, Hecka thome, Torrence, Harper, Lose, Workman, Armsby, Tawney, Herst, Plank and Mclntyre. Electricals Dine About forty-five Senior and Jun ior Electricals assembled at Harri son’s last Wednesday evening for their regular monthly feed. Inci dents connected with the St. Louis trip were related and many were the jokes given among the members. Three papers were read and dis cussed: “Speaking Over an Elec tric Arc,” by W. Kaiser; ‘‘Wire less Telegraphy,” by Goodman, and ‘‘Rapid Telegraphy,” by Fritchey. Natural History Club. At the meeting of the Natural History Club last Wednesday, Prof. Surface addressed the club on “Zo ology at St. Louis.” The address was very interesting and instructive. He also told how he obtained for the Museum a seal and a diamond backed turtle, these specimens be ing very rare, the latter almost ex tinct. Y. M. C. A The week Nov. 13-19 has been set apart among the Associations throughout the country as the week of Prayer for young men. Each evening during that week the Asso ciation will hold a half-hour meeting in room 126 begining at quarter past six. These meetings will be ad dressd by Rev. Dr. Gill, Rev. Mr. Denniston, and Rev. Mr. Heckman. News of the steady increase in the Bible study enrollment over the country continues to come in. Cor nell reports 250 men enrolled with classes in twelve of the leading fra ternities. The University of Wis consin has 150 and the University of Illinois reports 450 enrolled. Four teen fraternities at University of Pennsylvania are represented in the inter-fraternity Bible study com mittee. The current Intercollegian con tains an interesting article on “Asso ciation Work among Colored Young Men.” Associations are organized in more than 90 per cent, of the schools and colleges in the south. Among the more than 10,000 young men in attendance 5100 are mem bers of the Association and 1446 are in Association Bible classes. The beneficial influence of this work among the colored students of our land can scarcely be estimated. —Found in a freshie’s book: Sept 27 —This is a fine book. Sept. 30 —This is a good book. Oct. 10 —This is a hard book. Feb. 20 —My! It’s a sticker. Dec. 10 —This is a crazy book. Jan. 15 —This is a kid’s book. Feb. 9 —This is a fool’s book. March —This ain’t no good.— Ex. —Professor Too bad! One of my pupils, to whom I have given two courses of instructicn in the culti vation of the memory, has forgotten to pay me, and the worst of it is I can’t remember his name. —Fliegende Blaetier.