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Id= 18 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
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Id= 19 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
The Lithot vpe Publishin g Co., ART PUBLIS FIER S. _~ ._n_._u_.factttrers of Firt e Book I ~~~ r ~Uo ~ s, ILLUSTRATIONS FOR COLLEGE PUBLICATIONS A SPECIALTY. Estinimites cheerfull y furnishe _d and Samples sent by Mail THE LITHO TYPE PUBLISHING CO., GARDNER. MASS.. U. S. A
Id= 28 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
_Entered _a ~ Sia(e _CoIie_,çc P ast Ojice as second-ciass mat/ep . THE LANCE desires to speak a word in reference to the college literary entertainments. Thoug h this is a matter for which we hold out-selves partl y responsible , yet , on the other hand , we do not assume its clit-ect and entire responsibility. Wh y do we not during these long winter months have more public literary exercises ? We should this winter have had a course of several such performances. Our village is certainl y of suff icient size and our number of students large enoug h to support at proper intervals entertainments of this character. The LANCE has alread y secured two or three lecturers at different times, Wh y caimot some of the other college organizations aid in this movement ,. either separatel y or conjointl y, which , if managed ri ghtl y will not onl y result in _d iversion and benefit , but also pecuniary profit ? The college authorities also , have doubtless some influence which could be _’ pro ...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
THE FREE LANCE. Published _mon_/_Jill ’ during _ibo college year by _i_/_ic S_/_u de _~ /_s of The _J ’ _enns_) ’lvania S_/ale College. STAFF: _EDITOR , GEORGE R MEEK , ‘90. ASSOCIATE _EI)_ITORS : J.M. WALKER , ‘90. _GEoR GE S. _DEMM ING , ‘90 J. FRANK SHIELDS , ‘_91. T. A, _GILKEY , ‘_91 W. A. _l_31uti’I_._Lv, ‘91. C. _11. FI _1_i_._E, ‘92. N. _Itt_, LOYD , ,92. J_3usiness Manager, \V. _Ii_, \_VAI_,_KEIt , ‘no. _/_JSSiS_/_afli ilIanai’er, H, E. GREENWOOD , 93. ( One _Volu me ( ~ _mm_.) . . . TEIMIS _: ~ Single Cop _ies . ~ 1- _’_a _,j ’able ac/vance. Contributions of matter and other information arc i’c ~ quested from all members and ex-members of the College. l iterary matter should he addressed to the Editor. Subscri ptions , anti all business commun ications should be addressed to the Business Manager.
Id= 30 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
censure the Freshmen , the conduct of their antagonists is little less to be condemned. _If they had simply left the ‘ 93 flag go unnoticed until Monday, we think that ere they would have had time to tear it down the Freshmen would have hauled it down in shame. Thoug h it will be a day when class sp iri t will h av e _d ied out of American colleges we certainly cannot but censure an action which is a discredit to the classes of which our institution has had reason to feel proud. * * * r HE manne r in which the chapel bell is rung some mornings is , to say the least , decidedl y aggravating. At present the bell is very _i ~ arel y rung for a period longer than about a minute andi a-half. If the students roomed and took their meals in the main buil d ing this would be ample time , but , as is the case, many of the students rooming and all of them b oarding at a considerable distance from the college buildings , the present time of r ing ing the bell is scai cel y half its proper lengt...
Id= 32 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
we cannot expect appropriations to our athletic department if they are not properl y taken care of. We understand that when the gymnasium is formall y opened there will be an instructor in charge all the time, but he cannot accomplish much good unless he has the co-operation of all the students. Let us all resolve to take better care of college property. It will never be nice unless we keep it so. * * * _1 ~TE have one word of ad vi ce to th e var ious Y athletes of our institution. Do not attem pt too much. When our gymnasium has been placed in complete trim and regular training ensues, whi ch will be in a few days, do not endeavor to become a good vau lt er, jumper , runner , kicker , etc., all at the same time. If you do, except in ve ry rare cases, you are certa in not to succeed well in any. Without doubt we have good , in fact the very best mater ial at ou r college f or the ma k in g of athletes, but in th e absence of hi gh and lon g standin g records , we mu st bewa re of t...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
_I_.arge cireps of sweat hung o’er my brow ; I-lope scented a phtaittoin to inc now , Who is my guest _?‘‘ _‘I’o this a sweet voice made reply, "A messenger of truth am _I _, " Thou shalt be blest. Men ’s _d eed s and words , and thoughts are known , Their deeds are like the seed that ’s sown _‘l’o yield like fruit , _‘l’heir words are like refreshing dew _‘l’htit brings new life where sickness grew In death’ s pursuit. Anti , too, their words like killing frosts _Ida_)’ ni p th e tencl ’rest life that costs A _h u _m an _cmii_. _‘l’heir thoughts can harm but self and God _"In words the thoug hts are set abroad Aud onward roll. All thoug hts that yield were idle pain Are human loss anti devil’ s gain When once expressed. " Kill evil thoug hts while yet unsaid , And keep the graveyard in the head , " And thou art blest , " I turned _u pon my feathered _beth , And front my room the vision _fled _\Vith noiseless sl)eedl . A drea _mut engaged my mind in sleep, Portrayed a truth I fnin w...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
heard of , much less seen or talked of. Althoug h rarely seen we bear of such things now , throug h peop le from a distance , and they are talked of a great deal , and althoug h the changes in civilization aie slow , we mi ght venture the rem ark that some f ut ure gener ation in this vicinity will ac/zea ll j ’ have _them. A DREAM _I_1_Y _bu N SMI’l’lI A rapping at my bolted door Succeeded steps upon the floor Witb _in the ball , Unburdened of the cares of _dnv _1 tested in _niv chosetu _~ ‘ny Until the _call_. No stranger could have found my room Unaided in that midni ght gloom \Vluo could it be? _I sat in silence in my chair , _1_._1 y fingers testing in my hair , So _peacefully. _\\‘ben startled by this midni ght rap 1 wnitcd for the second tap _‘l’hat should succeed. But haste or dangeu’ stood without , And _crc I turned my self about I felt a need. Of stronger aims tItan I possessed , _\_Vluich now my shaking franue confessed :\gniIust _uui_~ ’ _~ vill. The knob was Died _inul...
Id= 39 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
On the break ing _out ’ of the late war , which was to form the most important phase in Lee’s li fe , he imniediate _l y resi gned his do ~ _mmission at Washington , with the f ull purpose of sharin g with his motherState , whatever fate mi ght befall he r. Directl y after hand ing in his resi gnation , Lee was elected Major General of the forces of the Commonwea lth of Virg inia , and surel y no one was better fitted to occupy this importa nt position . Possessing wide expei ience in military tactics , as well as great abilit y as an eng ineer, it was clear ly seen that t h e man , who was to be the great leader of the Southern army was an enemy not to be desp ised. Even in his ‘ first step into t h e rebel lion Lee’s genius shone forth with alarming bri ghtness. Taking McClellan ’s vast host on the one hand and Lee’s comparativel y small army on the other , what could win for him such a victory ? Or again, when McClellan had securedi Lee’s order of march , on which account Lee was...
Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
him do we owe the discovery of the law of specific gravity. To Euclid , a professor of mathematics in the ancient college of Alexandria , are we indebted for our geometry. The notations used in the arithmetics and algebras ori ginated with the Arabs and Moors, who were among the learned races of the times. Thoug h skilled as were the an. cients in the sciences, yet their knowledge was very imperfect and not at all extensive , wl_~ ten- compared with that of our own age. As centuries rolled on the tree of knowled ge grew taller and y ielded more and more of its frui ~ . As a nation became greater attention was paid to knowled ge in all its various ramifications , This was especiall y true of ancient Greece and Rome. But in many nations of Europe in more recent times much bi gotry in regard to learning l revailed , and men were persecuted for holdin g certain _vidws. Thus , that great genius Galileo , who discovered many important principles and revealed many an unknown truth , was th...
Id= 44 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
mind , because it cannot think two. objects there, and says there is but one. If the axes of the eyes be so directed as to meet a few inches beyond some objects , as at a lamp flame beyond one’s fin ger, then each eye sees an image in a different direction , and the mind , having no difficulty in conceiving two things exactl y alike, onl y so they be not in the same place, says there are two , or we see two things , while there is but one. Again , let the axes of the eyes be conveyed so as to cross a few inches in front of two similar pictures (which must be small enoug h that the corresponding points on thern are nearer to the centres of the pup ils) : then the image of the left object in the ri ght eye and that of the ri ght object in the left eye lie ufton each other, in that nearer plane passing throug h the intersection of the axes , and the mind says there is but one object. There are two comp lete and perfect affections in visual sense, each _cans. ing perfect perception ; bu...
Id= 46 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
270 ‘THE FREE LANC E ,ent magn itude , by li ghts and shadows , or by distinctness of outline , Second , by the amount that it is necessary to turn the eyes toward each other in order that their axes shall meet upon the object viewed , the consciou sness measuring with utmost accuracy the effort required to effect this sli ght muscular movement. Now the Stereoscope simp ly destroys this second method of seeing distance. To this alon e is it peculiar effect clue : and this is done not by its lenses but even , without them , as exp laine _d above. In ordinary vision of real object the two_- metho d s of seeing distance are combine d . But in picturing solids upon a plai ~ e surface, the artist , thoug h the sun himself , can give no means cf using the second method. So when ~VC take up the picture , we converge the axes of the eyes to one point audi to another and finds thus that they are all at such distances as will place them in one plane. Hence one set of criteria , the ang le of ...
Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
Mr .A._— ~ Why they took asá tribute the Children of their conquered foes and raised them in arms from _inf an fry and thus made a well disci plined bod _~ ’ of soldiers, Pio’fessor (In Eng lish). — " Who is absent ?‘~ - ist Freshman ,— " McFarren . " 2d Freshman. — " McGi n ty . " _1st _Freshman .—Where ’s the difference ? " The Electrotechnical _stud ents have finished their tangent galvanometers and are now preparedi to measure any electrical current in existence. Professor (dictating French). — _" Slave, where is th y pony ? Startled Sophomore (waking up) .—It is in my vest pocket , sir ; I wasn ’t using it, _1st Professor. — " Wh y are those gil-Is playing that piano in the Lad ies’ parlor ? 2d Professor. — " They are sending notes up to the boys." St. Peter.— " Halt _I " New Spirit. — " May I not come in ?" St. Peter. — " No , you ’re a State college prep. " Professor Jackson has resumed his duties , after having been confined to his house for several weeks with a severe attac...
Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
one desirous of knowing what this word means will please inquire of the " Halogen Group. " At the regular meeting for the elect ion of officers , the _‘ W. L. S. elected the following : W. H. Walker , President ; Eachus, Vice-President ; H. Brown , Recording Secretary ; Caughey, Corresponding Secretary ; P. M. Brown , Treasurer ; Yocum and Pard , Editors. Sentences that reached our ears during the Preps " undress " parade on the campus Friday ni ght , January _31st :—" Get into line there Aaron , can ’t you ? "— " Kid ," ‘ keep step with the man behin d you _I " — " Tedd y, " keep off my heels I" — " Stop your spitting tobacco juice on my unifor _~ n I" As they enter the front door of the college some Freshmen throw water upon them , "—I — I I —— _I _I _I I ! _II _’’ They then clis—appear. All the alumni and students of P. _5. C, should subscribe liberall y to the _" La Vie " soon to be published by the Junior class. The annual will contain much that is interesting to all the former...
Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
The new counting table : 10 censure marks = z skip. 10 skips (sk.) z probation , lOprobations (pb.) = _i special probation. 10 special , probations (sp. pb.) = _i extra special probation. io extra special probations (ex. sp. pb.) = _i suspension (sn ~ ) . The firm running the Janiata ranch , room No. . 466, has disso lved partnershi p. Lloyd took up quarters with Herr leaving the entire ranch in the hands of Hamilton who afterwards traded it to Read and Linsz for the Schuy lkill house, room No.470 , and on Saturda y, January i8th , there was a general transfer of property which somewhat resenibled a country "fli tin. " That ni ght the proprietor s of both houses had a house-warming (with steam.heat .) The chemists of the Junior class are going to write a drama , entitled , " The Bursted Spigot or John to the Rescue." SYNOPS I S, Act I. The lad y chemist goes to the loose spigot to turn on the water. Act _II_. The sp igot bursts , the water splashes all over her , " Hel p I Hel p _I_...
Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
feels its utter hel plessness . a ~ ainst an unknown force.. Yet all unconscious of the outci- world , might be seen a young man , walking back and forth in his room like a troubled spirit from Dante ’s Inferno. On his face , however , was written plainl y the fact that his sp irit was in perfect harmony with Nature. By the contracted brows _andl the frequent twitching of the corners of his mouth one would guess at once that some great strugg le was going on within him. And by the nervous clinching of his halfraisedl handl are mi ght quickl y surmise it was no ordinary strugg le between Good and Evil The fact was he had reached a point where life itself seemed at stake . Conflicting passions so blinde _d him that sometimes he would rub his eyes to make sure that the whole thing was not some hori-ible ni ght-mare. Often in _l assing a table he would stop before it , and picking up an ug ly looking knife woul _d run his finger over the Shari) edi ge. Once he cut his finger and the dem...
Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
and ferocious animal . So saith ‘Patsy Michael Dennis McDuff McDowal, . COMMUNICATIONS , EDrron FREI _~ . LANCE . . I know these Sophs will write how they .got our flag with little resistance , but I wish to say that they could not have got it , if the President had not appeared on the scene. At the time when th e _Presid ent came we were getting the upper hand in the fi ght and besides Aull , who took the flag, was held at the foot of’ the stairs by a Freshman when we were made to stop. A FRE _SHMAN. ——-—~~~~~~~~~ -———PERSONALS , Howard L. Calder _, of Harrisburg, who was a student here some years ago, spent a few days among his friends about the college in January. ‘89. James Foster recentl y accepted a position as chemist in the steel works of Jennings & Co., South Side, Pittsburgh. "89. J . B. Struble visited the college on the 22d and 23d of January . ‘89. H. A. Peterson is stud y ing short-hand and type -writing at Curry Universit y, Pittsburg h , preparatory to stud y...
Id= 58 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 February 1890
Our mail to the west , must _. travel very slowly indeed. But then it is some distance to Columbus , 0. We fail to see what other reason there could be for the Lantern to just find out in the last number that we h ad a " mounted kni ght on the front cover " when the same said kni ght appeared nearl y a year ago. But such is fame. " How old are you? " a rude boy asked A very ancient maid; And thus the anti que spinster tasked , In gentle accents said—" Pray look at the thermometer ," The careless boy obeyed , " You’re sixty-one When in the sun , And forty in the shade." —i_7f _oons_/_,_ine_. When walking down the busy street , With new and glossy tile , You fancy every one you meet Admires your stunning style. But how it makes you want a shroud , When suddenly and pat There comes an exclanmtion loud, Where did you get that hat ? Where did you get that hat ? — _We_?_s_/_li _~~ ’_/_on Ca _, ~ 5_i_4_i _l. " Next month The Burr will appear on the 5th and 20th of each month." We are glad ...