State collegian. (State College, Pa.) 1904-1911, February 09, 1905, Image 1

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Vol. 1, No. 17
Lincoln Day,
The order of exercises on Monday,
Feb. 13th, is here printed. A special
train will leave Bellefonte for the Col
lege at 8.30 in the morning, arriving in
time for the exercises in the Audi
torium. Returning the train will leave
at 12 m. so as to connect with mid
day trains east and west from Belle
The exercises in the Auditorium will
commence promptly at 10 o’clock and
will proceed in the following order: —
1. Invocation, By The Rev. Dr. Gill.
The Lord’s Prayer—Chant.
2. Anthem —By the College Glee
“To Thee, Oh Country, great and
3. Oration —Abraham Lincoln,
By the Hon. L. A. Watresof Scran
ton, Pa.
4. College Glee Club,
“Home that I love.”
5. (a) “Lincoln the Student,” By
Wm .B. Hoke.
(b) Lincoln the Politician, By Cal
vin H. Waller.
6. America —■
Thee "
•“My Country, ’tis of
Question Submitted
The following question has been
submitted by State to Franklin and
Marshall for the debate here at State
College on April 7th: —
Resolved: that the plan recom
mended by Commissioner Garfield
for the Federal control and super
vision of corporations engaged in
interstate commerce, should be en
acted by Congress.
As soon as F. & M. makes the
choice of sides, trials will be held.
The time before the debate takes
place is very short and the team
chosen will have to get to work very
Roland Diller ’OO Dead
The following was taken from the
New Holland Clarion of Feb'. 4.
Roland Diller, son of Mr. and
Mrs. E. C. Diller, of this borough,
died at the home of his parents on
Thursday afternoon at 4 o’clock,
after an illness of about three weeks.
Death resulted from typhoid fever.
Deceased came home irom Philadel
phia a little more than three weeks
ago, being compelled to give up his
work, owing to ill health. At first
it was thought his illness was not
serious, but later, other symptoms
developed, which brought on ty
phoid tever- He was twenty-five
years of age last October.
Roland Diller was born in this
borough and after finishing his
course in the public schools here, he
entered Franklin & Marshall Acade
my, at Lancaster, where he further
pursued his studies for several terms,
after which he entered State College,
, where he took a thorough course in
mining engineering, graduating with
honors in the class ot 1900. After
graduating, he hfld the position of
chemist for the Lackawanna Iron &
Steel Company, at Lebanon, for one
year. From there, he went to the
United States Mint, in Philadelphia,
where he had a position of great re
sponsibility in the assaying depart
ment, which he filled in the most
satisfactory manner until sickness
prevented him from further continu
ing his work. He was a promising
young man of exemplary habits and
had a large circle of friends wher
ever he went. He was a consistent
member of Trinity Lutheran church.
Besides a large host of friends, he
leaves his parents and the following
brothers and sisters to mourn his
early demise: Charles M., Amos,
and Alta M., ail of this borough,
and Emma, wife of Charles D.
Meredith, of Chester. The family
have the sympathy of the entire
community in this their sad hour of
bereavement. The funeral will be
held on Tuesday afternoon at 1
o’clock from the home of his par-
ents. Services at the house and in
terment in Trinity Lutheran ceme
Sophs. Return to History
The strike of the Sophomores
against the instructors of the Depart
ment of History and their methods of
teaching has been adjusted satisfac
torily and the class together with oth
ers taking the subject have returned to
duty. To show that there is no hard
feeling, Mr. Ray, the instructor, will
hold a “quiz” the latter part of this
week to enable the class to make up
the work they have missed.
The class held a meeting on Monday
evening in Room 20 Engineering
Building and Dr. Atherton took this
opportunity to explain matters so that
an amicable adjustment of the trouble
could be made. The class finally
voted to return to the History class on
the assurance of Dr. Atherton that the
following conditions would be carried
1. No cuts or excesses are to re
sult from the absences incurred from
History classes last week.
2. Arrangements made for tutor
ing and re-examinations are to proceed
as if nothing out of the ordinary course
of affairs had occurred.
3. The method of teaching the
subject is to be so altered as lo give
more general satisfaction.
4. The History examination pa
pers are to be re-graded on the assump
tion that the examination was too long.
Alumni Notes,
Geo. R. Wieland ’93, has recently
been granted by the Carnegie In
stitution of Washington, D, C., the.
sum of $2300 for the purpose of
continuing researches on living and
fossil cycads in South Dakota and
Price Five Cents