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Id= 19 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
Es’pAliLIBHEij _helli J _~ IORSTM ANN BROS.. & CO , J _’ _~ / t/ ~ and C’_/eeriy S/r _ee_, _’ s, PHILADELI’HIA. Gyiiinasium and Boating _Gooi_!s _Ji_’ t’ntii _~ ç Foils, Swords, Glazies, Gaun/lels , .._Mc_:_s/_es, Shoes, Jackets and Boxing _Gloves Boating B ~ sk’_,y of all kinds, Shirts, Pants, Hose and Caj _~ s / ‘olo, Fool- Ba/i a,,d _Jj _icyc/ _eJerstys
Id= 18 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
E _,& I _~ IT , _Anlhon y & Co Monuracturcrs rind Importers of PHOTOG RAPHiC ~ _t ~ INSTRUMENTS Apparatus and Supplies, 591 Broadway, N. V. Sole proprietore of _the Patent Satchel _~~ otccthe, Sclnuid flotective , Pusiry _, Nos’t’l_, and Bicycle ( _~ mno1’aS, and sole agents for the Celebrated Dahhlncyce’ _Leii _~ c _~ . Anuttt’ur Outfits _in _~, guest vari ety fini te $9_,oo up. _k_] _wnud_. _Sned for Catalogue or cull _nued _exn*n _’ _uuie_. _1 _5 _~~~ ._tia _~ ’ _eIh _r u / _~ u ~ _ru_’y _Years _ii _EsI_,_uil_/_:_/_,_ed _in _//_n_._e _line.
Id= 31 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
VOL. _I. , STATE COLLEGE, PA., NOVEMBER , 1887. No. 5. work_° done here, much better than if couched in descri ptive words. We are sorry that all our departments are not headed by such energetic men as Professor Reber. Some of the departments , in deed , are on the wane owing to the lack of interest shown in them by the professors in charge. What we want is a little more "go" in our faculty. Students will not work when not insp ired by the actions (not the words) of their teachers. When the student realizes that a professor is endeavoring to make his department interesting and profitable to him there will be less nonsense and more work done iti classes and laboratories. • THE lecture to be given under the auspices of _Tii i ~ _FI _EE LANCE , _OD the _i8th instant , should be liberall y patronized by the students and friends of the college. This is the beginning of an experiment which may lead to the establishment of a permanent lecture cou rse, and much will depend on the success of...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
THE FREE LANCE I ’ubiiuheti monthly _Cor ny the _eoU_,_yo year by _lbs _._0_tudent ~ _t _~ ( _7_/_ic P _ennsylvan ia _.Statc college. STAFF. - _XD_1TOU _, GRIFFITH _,J. THOMAS , ‘88. ASSOCIATE EDITORS G ~ o. M. DOWNING , ‘88. W _~ i. M. _PORTER , ’88 CuwL’lN G. .Roo _~ , ‘89. JOHN S. _\VELLER , ‘89 _WI. B. N. HAWK , ‘89. _GEO. R. MEEK , ‘ 90 J _AM ES C. MocK ,‘ 90. _Busine _~ , Manager JOHN F. L. MORRIS , ‘89. Assist, flusiness Ma _noge r _: H. \VALTON MITCHELL , ‘ 90_. —0—L One Velunuc (O _ntos_._) — — — $ 1.00 TRRMS : ~~ Slngle _Copi cs_, _’ — — — .15 ~ Paj iable in _Adeance . Contributions of matter anti other informatIon ale _re quested from au members and ox-members of the College. Litoi’ury_, muttter should bc addressed to the EdItor. Subscriptions, and all business _communloa_(_lons, should ho athiresseut to the liuslness Manager. Entered at State College Post _0171_cc au _secottd class _,_uua _tter_. AT last a foot-ball team has been organized. Now , "let her go." P. S. C ! ...
Id= 32 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
nels which lead to the hi ghest development of mankin _d . In the discourses of such men no one should be more .inter—ested than the college student , for it is he , bf all men , who is to take a prominent part in the making of futu re history. Le.t our _stud ents show that they are alive to their needs by exerting every effort (best represente _d in money) in behalf of establishing here a perinanent lecture CO Ur Se. N a speech (?) recentl y Clelivered _l by ICouncilman John H. Fow , of Philadel phia , we are _‘‘dished up ’’ in the following sty le to his hearers : "A useless State A gricultural College where they turn out du de farmers!‘‘ Thank you , Mr. Fow , for referr ing to us in so corn plirn ent ary a manner , Well can you call us _‘‘useless, ’ when it is your _p _~ Irpose to make US so. When one wishes to diestroy an in stitution he begi ns by d enouncing it , thoug h truth be _sacrified. Please plug y our "fog horn , " and dlon ’t _d isgrace the _intelligeh ice of the stat...
Id= 35 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
conceited "bluffs. " We believe that college journalism could do no nobler work than advocate the abolishment of these debasing customs of our colleges, which so many would-be young men regard as the _• "essentials of college life. " THE elective system of education as recentl y adopted by some of our hi gher colleges is thoroug hl y in keep ing with the spirit of the times. Thoug h there is a long line of antagonists arrayed against it , we veril y believe that with the present _tend ency of the age it will ultimatel y become the universal system. Tl~ is age is pre-eminentl y a practical one. Men who can apply as well as explain theories are in greatest demand , and the nearer our colleges come to the fitting of their students for practical work the more nearl y will they comp ly with the needis of the times. The great majority of young men cannot afford to attend college just for the sake of "gaining a liberal education ,"and indeed many who have been so favored are so often found...
Id= 36 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
knows something of everything is far less.usefu l to the world now than he who knows everything’ of something’. ’ I)oes it not then behoove our colleges to concern themselves with afforc!ing young men the best facilities possible for pursuing courses of individual choice, (which courses, of course, would be chosen with reference t ’ o the best preparation for some trade or profession ,) rather than insist upon the adoption by all of a universal pre scri ption regardless of the students future work ? The technical ’ courses now introduced in many colleges are doing much to remed y the errors of the old system , inasmuch as they _d irectl y prepare a student for his future work. But they will not be entirel y removed until it has been supplanted by the elective system. The opinions held by some, that students would take undue advantage of the privileges affordec! them by the elective system are grounc!- less. The faculty in y ielding to the student the privilege of selecting his own c...
Id= 39 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
adds "It mi ght be made a safe deposit where every military article may be kept in good rapair , and an academy mi ght be hare instituted for instruct ion in all the branches of the military art, " Colonel Pickering wrote "If anything like a military academy iii America be practicable at this time , it must be grounded on the permanent mil itary ‘ establishment for our frontier posts and arsenals , and the wants of the States separatel y, of officers to command the defenses on their sea coasts. On this princi ple it mi ght be expedient to establish a military school or academy at \Vest Point. And that a competent number of young gentlemen might become induced to be ~ come students , it mi g ht l)e made a rule that vacancies in the standing reg iment should be sup plied from them , those few instances excepted , where it would be just to promote a very mei’itorious sergeant. ’’ _•In May, 1792 , a law to pro vid e for a mo re uniform militia was passed, With ~ he first attempts to put...
Id= 40 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
It is som eti mes slow , but it has its effect on men in the end And whenever a nat ion has fliost comp letel y secured for its citizens this essential requisite of industrial growth , t hat nation has develope ~ l most rap idl y. With us it has done more to produce our phenometi al growth than anything else. We have prospered in our industries so marvelousl y as a nation , not because of our tariff system—it has been in spite of that—but because (z) of our own peace policy—the safety and security given our citizens , (2) our great national resources , and ( ~ ) the natural adaptability of our race for working together on a great scale in _h er - manent harmony. ‘ Nothing is more clearl y illustrated in the history of civilization than this all.import ant first cause of national development—fteace. The Ro ma ns, as earl y as the time of C ~ esar , appreciated its ’ importance and waged almost incessant wars on their frontiers that the barbarism of the surrounding people mi ght not d...
Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
that is very frequentl y a positive evil. And that one is the strictl y part isan orga n . In order to subserve party in terests, it misrepresents men and measures , falsifies facts , and sca n da lously traduces private character , and its editor apparentl y becomes so hardened in such shameful practices; t hat he does not seem to know that he is constantl y offending against the most obvious standards of decency and rectitude , that his ‘ paper degrades instead of elevates , and that he prostitutes the hi gh office of journalism by par dering to the "lower range of feelings " in the ’ human heart. Consp icuous amongst this kind of offenders, are many o ~ the county party papers at the approach of every election. A few days since , a gentleman who had latel y come into _Cent ~ e county in quired ‘ of resident of long standing whether it was trti e, as represented in the county n ewspapers, that the candidates for the various _coü _n~y offices are mostl y men of villainous characte ...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
_LOcALS. - — Foot-ball —Gobble got his analytic and then —The new cadets are drilling admirabl y. — "Birdie " do n ’t ride the "Bi" any more. —The Sophomore class feeds on " resolutions , " —Hallow-E’ en came and is gone without much notice. _‘ — H. C. Blair paid his parents a shott visit last week. — "Bald y ’s’l definition of inertia _: Mot ion at rest, — A few of the college students went h6me to vote, ——Brew has been quite _li p(py) for the last two weeks. —There is a tender-foot in the box , but handle him gentl y. —The new green-houses are rapidl y nearing c_3_m pletion. —The Juniors are excused from attending rhet . orical exercises. —The Soph’s, watchword—Don ’t forget those ‘‘resolu ti ons .’’ —‘‘Cray-fish" is synonomous with chestnuts in Junior " vocab. " —s-I wonder , have the Juniors lost their di gnity l Well , I guess not , ‘ —The first snow of the season fell here , on Friday, October the 2 _ist. ——Prof. Cleaver is the _’ popular and very fair referee of our foot-ball...
Id= 45 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
— " Deacon ’s" new appellation has a very musical sound : Jimlong Decong Hickmong . —The poor l’reps don ’t use the college stairwa ys any more , All succumb to ‘ 90 plus Prex. —The entertainment to be held by the College Orch estra , on Thanksg iving evening, j romises to be a fine displa y of musical art. —Lost ~ some time yesterday, Shorty Fields. Since going into l)r _in t _h ~ h:is been found in an ant hole into which lie had fallen. —Subscribe for ‘_FUR FREE LANCE , and those who are iii arr eors please pay tip. No potatoes , hams or b ans taken for subscri ption. —J. F. L. Morri s , our worth y business mariager , was vt ’ry mucl’i exercised because he did not get home tO cast his first ballot for Leeds, —Prof. and Mrs. McKee entertained a number of students on Hallow-E’ en. All enjoyed themselves very much pulling taff y and _l)_laying ~ school. —Mr. John Stewart , our popular village grpcer , has sold his store to Will Foster , and will hereafter dcvote his attention to the...
Id= 47 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
— Here is a process of logical reasoning, which for some time past has been occupyin g Hawk’s attention : Man is an animal. _‘_I am a man. A calf is an animal. Therefore I am ‘a calf. How is it Burdie ? —Owing to the interference of the board ‘of trustess of Dickinson College , the foot-ball game —State College vs. Dickinson—which was billed for Nov. ‘ _iot h , has been postponed until Wednesday afternoon , Nov. _23d. —The following are the newl y elected officers of the W. L. S.: President , Mock ; Vice-President , Breneman ; Recording Secretary, W. H. Walker ; Critic , Waldron ; Corresponding Secretary, Hickman ; Treasurer , Jones. , —Was it not under stood that the electric li gh ts would continue till midni ght , in case the storage batteries should prove deficient ? If the li ghts are contint ied to be shut off at _ii o’clock , a denlaild for a rebate at the close of the term would not be out of order. —We would like to call ‘t he attentio n of t h e college students to .the pa...
Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
of immediate importance to the farmers of the state , and _‘ to publish the results in reports and bulletins which will bedistributed free of charge to all citizens of the state who _ma _~ ’ app l y for t hem. Spec imens of agricultural product s , w hen of public interest , are examined and reported upon free of charge. Correspondence is invited , ami d inquiries upon agricultu ral matters will be ails. wered as far as possible. All , commun icat ions should be addressed to the Agricultural Experimeri t Station , State Coll ege, Centr e Co., Pa, —— "Ri ght wheel , _—— remember movable l)ivot mar c/ _i. Stead y in the centre touch toward the pivot miserable, misc_, ’ab/c— i , 2 , 3, 4, —back _?_slr .— Step, step, step, ste p. Forward march. You men will have to do better than that. Don ’t &razc ‘around in ranks. Step, step, _ste p, ste p. Guide left. The GUIDE IS LEFT , Mr. — _. _1 , 2 , 3, 4. Get step there—step, step, step—very _good , ver y good. Up in the centre—miserabl...
Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
—We notice the name of our former strident an d resident , Robert Gi bson , on the staff of the J _eferson ian of Washington amid Jefferson College. _..LPresident Geo. W. Atherton was elected president of the first convention of presi dents of Agricultural and Industrial Colleges and Directors of Experin iéntal Stations , whi ch met at Washington , D. C. —Prof. W. H. Jordan , former member of our faculty, now director of Maine Experimental Sta t ion , while on his way home from Washington stopped off a few days with us. He recognized many of the old students. COLLEGE ORBIT. Cornell no longer compels attendance upon rec itations , The death of a _sop _llo nlore at Yale latel y occurred , caused by playing foot-ba ll. There is a huovement on foot to establish a new colored univers ity at Montgomery, Ala. Prof. Charles W. Dabney has taken his positio n as presiden t of the University of Tennessee. Ley den University, Holland , is tile richest ill the world. Its real estate is valued at...
Id= 52 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
* * At the examination for the Baccalaureate d egree , the Professor of Ph ysicsasks the candidate : "What is the best insulator known ?" "Pov_’ erty, " was tile rep ly. * * What If thy yesterdays he sadly _fraught With disappointments , heart -ach es failures , sm ns? Touch not thy gloom y past with word nor thought, _To_.day another chance for thee _hegins. —Kmrna C, Powd_. • . EXcHANGE, — Exchange editors wishing to receive THE FREE LANCE regularly shonid see that it is entered on th eir exchange list. —— ‘rile His/o, ’ieal J _ourna l for November is at h and , conta i n in g interesting ~cco _~ .mnts O f the lives of those whose miames are well known in this part of the State, ——The University Ms’r, ’or aims this year as before to cover all the ground of a " good _ari d honest " _rei)resentative journal. Mirror, did you not make a mistake in chang ing your publishing _liou ~ e? —The _Pennsy lvania Wes/a,-n comes to hand with its columns well filled , Would _h ot , however , a co...
Id= 55 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 November 1887
LE1WI flfl: How 1 ~ Make Things Go." - ~~~ L ~ MADiSON C. PETERS , Of P_/_eU adelp /iia_. —0—IN THE COLLEGE C l-lAPElS_, FRII)AY EVEN., NOV. i8m , _1887. GENERAL An ~ _nssloN , - _-_- 35 CENTS. RESERVED SEATS , - - - 50 " T h I s Is the first ot’ft series of leotures under the auspices of _TIl E _~ ‘_ZtEE LANCE STAR COURSE , and w ill rieimly repay time cost of admission and time spent In attcnclanee. THE PE SYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE ORUll STRA WILL GIVE AN Instrumental Concert IN THE ~~~~ 11oge ~~ b_._a ~~ e1, THANKSGIVING EVENING NOVEMBER 24th , 1887. Admission , . . . - 25 cents. • Reserved Seats , . . _, 40 _centS. Doors open at 7, p. rn. Concert beg ins at 8, p.m _Ij _usi_,_mess _ltf _anaçjc r _,_’ — — — — J . _13. Strublo , _Secre tary and Trea surer , — _— . G M. Downing. Musica l conductor, - — — F, _F_, Ath ertp _p_. [~ ~~ ~ ~